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
How are people poor? – Measuring global progress towards zero poverty and the SDGs
WIDER Annual Lecture 21 | 24 October 2017
Sabina Alkire will discuss implications of using the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) and other poverty measures for achieving the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, particularly Sustainable Development Goal 1 — to end poverty in all its forms everywhere.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
382 past and upcoming events
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
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...
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
WorkshopSecond training round on MOZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Mozambique
This is the second training event on the MOZMOD 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...
Panel discussionPublic services at grassroots level in Africa [in Finnish]
Open forumUNU-WIDER at the World Village Festival
UNU-WIDER, with other UN agencies and affiliates, is present at the World Village Festival 2018. The festival takes place 26-27 May 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.
Project workshopAuthors' workshop - Natural resources, structural change and industrial development in Africa
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Abhijeet Singh on school governance
Abhijeet Singh of the Stockholm School of Economics will share experimental results on school governance at the WIDER Seminar Series session on 23 May. Abstract – Understanding the flailing state: Experimental evidence from a large-scale...
Project workshopTraining event: Enhanced analysis with MicroZAMOD, a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Zambia
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Joana Naritomi on unemployment insurance schemes and consumption
Joana Naritomi of the London School of Economics will share the results of her study on unemployment insurance schemes and consumption at the WIDER Seminar Series session on 16 May. Abstract – Unemployment Insurance Schemes and Consumption:...
Project workshopInequality in China – Authors’ workshop
On 15 May 2018, authors from the ‘Inequality in the Giants’ project’s China component meet in Beijing to discuss draft research papers.