WIDER Seminar Series
The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. The weekly sessions held in Helsinki are open to local and visiting researchers, policy makers, and others working on development topics.Read more
2018 Nordic conference on development economics
Conference | 11-12 June 2018
Aalto University School of Business, University of Tampere and UNU-WIDER in collaboration with the Nordic Network in Development Economics will organize the 2018 Nordic Conference on Development Economics on 11-12 June 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. The conference aims at bringing together Nordic and international scholars for the exchange of ideas and discussion of recent results within theoretical and applied development economics research.Read more
Migration and mobility – new frontiers for research and policy
WIDER Development Conference
This conference – jointly organized with ARUA – takes place 5-6 October 2017 in Accra, Ghana.
It explores the relationships between migration, mobility, and development, with a focus on South-South movements and the African region. It aims to bring together new and innovative research from economics and other disciplines that can inform broader policy-relevant debate and action.Read more
391 past and upcoming events
ConferenceThink development – Think WIDER
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Matias Busso on peer effects and academic achievement: Experimental evidence from ability grouping in Mexico
On 25 July, Matias Busso Lead Economist at Inter-American Development Bank will be presenting experimental evidence on the impact of peers to individuals' academic achiements. Abstract - Peer effects and academic achievement: Experimental...
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Matias Busso on remedial reading in small group tutorials: Short and medium run effects of three experiments in Colombia
On 11 July, Matias Busso Lead Economist at Inter-American Development Bank will be presenting the effects of small group remedial reading programs. Abstract - Remedial reading in small group tutorials: Short and medium run effects of three...
WorkshopSecond training round on TAZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Tanzania
This is the second training event on the TAZMOD model, which will provide participants with comprehensive training to use the tax-benefit microsimulation model effectively. It is targeted for existing and potential new users of the model at...
ConferenceRedistribución de ingreso y el rol de los impuestos y las transferencias monetarias en América Latina
El Instituto Mundial para la Investigación de Economía del Desarrollo de la Universidad de las Naciones Unidas (UNU-WIDER) junto con el equipo de EUROMOD del Instituto de Investigación Social y Económica (ISER) de la...
ConferenceIncome redistribution and the role of tax-benefit systems in Latin America
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Seonghoon Kim on Experimental Evidence from a Summer School Program in Malawi
Seonghoon Kim, Assistant Professor at Singapore Management University presents evidence from a study conducted in Malawi looking at the impacts of learning in mother tongue at the WIDER Seminar Series session on 4 July 2018. Abstract - Teach me in...
WorkshopSecond training round on ECUAMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ecuador
This is the second training event on the ECUAMOD model, which will provide participants with comprehensive training to use the tax-benefit microsimulation model effectively. It is targeted for existing and potential new users of the model at...
Project workshopAuthors’ workshop on Asian Transformation
Authors for the Volume II of the book published under the Asian Transformations project meet in Shanghai, China on 29-30 June 2018 to discuss the book's chapters final drafts.
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Himanshu Himanshu on Inequality in India: A re-examination
On 27 June 2018 Associate Professor Himanshu Himanshu from Jawaharlal Nehru University presents a re-examination of trends in inequality in India. Abstract - Inequality in India: A re-examination This paper presents a re-examination of trends in...
WorkshopSecond training round on GHAMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ghana
Project workshopWork-in-progress workshop: Tax-benefit microsimulation analysis
UNU-WIDER is organizing a project workshop to discuss research papers currently being written on tax-benefit microsimulation analysis under the SOUTHMOD – simulating tax and benefit policies for development project.
Project workshopSOUTHMOD workshop 2018
Under the SOUTHMOD – simulating tax and benefit policies for development project UNU-WIDER is organizing a workshop for project contributors. The workshop is an opportunity for representatives of the country teams from Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana...
Conference2018 Nordic conference on development economics
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Amina Ebrahim on the effects of a youth wage subsidy on South African employment – An Update
On 06 June, UNU-WIDER Research Associate Amina Ebrahim talks about the South African youth wage subsidy. Abstract - The effects of a youth wage subsidy on South African employment: An update South Africa’s Employment Tax Incentive (ETI),...
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Kasim Ggombe Munyegera on the Gender Gap in Firm Productivity: Evidence from Establishment and Household Enterprise Data from Rwanda
Kasim Ggombe Munyegera, the Country Economist for the International Growth Center speaks about the Gender Gap in Firm Productivity at the WIDER Seminar Series session on 30 May 2018. Abstract - The gender gap in firm productivity: Evidence from...