Mining for Change
This new open access book presents research undertaken to understand how better management of the revenues and opportunities associated with natural resources can accelerate diversification and structural change in Africa.... Read more
Women in Science
On 11 February the world celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. UNU-WIDER, along with other institutes across United Nations University, are taking this day of celebration a step further with a month long campaign ... Read more
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
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Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
Transforming economies – for better jobs
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand
3 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
SeminarInmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso on gender gap and firm performance in developing countries
Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 10 October 2019. Abstract – Gender gap and firm performance in developing countries This paper uses firm-level data from the World Bank Enterprise Survey (WBES) to...
Journal ArticleFemale leaders and gender gaps within the firm: Evidence from three Sub‐Saharan African countries
Part of Journal Special Issue Female Autonomy and Women’s Welfarefemale managers gender gaps Sub-Saharan Africa
Working PaperFemale leaders and gender gaps within the firm: Evidence from three sub-Saharan African countries
We study the association between the gender of the highest-ranking manager (the CEO) and gender differences in employees’ outcomes using detailed linked employer–employee data from the formal sector in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire,...female managers gender gaps Sub-Saharan Africa