Informality – addressing the Achilles Heel of Social Protection in Latin America
WIDER Annual Lecture 23
The 2019 WIDER Annual Lecture by Santiago Levy is to be held on Wednesday 30 October 2019 at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. The event is organized in collaboration with the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Finance and Development.
The lecture will be delivered by Santiago Levy, main architect of Progresa/Oportunidades — Mexico's incentive-based health, nutrition and education program for the poor.Read more
Transforming economies - for better jobs
Conference | 11-13 September 2019 | Bangkok, Thailand
UNU-WIDER in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will organize a three-day conference on transforming economies. Featuring presentations from leading scholars including Richard Baldwin, Seema Jayachandran, Ravi Kanbur, Naila Kabeer and UN ASG Elliott Harris, this WIDER Development Conference provides a forum to discuss innovative, theoretical, and empirical research and its policy take-aways on the challenges for productive job creation in many different country contexts, across all developing regions.Read more
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
580 past and upcoming events
ConferenceAchieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries – Towards LDC-V
ConferenceGlobal partnerships for sustainable development
LectureDeepak Nayyar lecture at LSE on Resurgent Asia
The lecture analyzes the phenomenal transformation of Asia, which would have been difficult to imagine, let alone predict, fifty years ago. In doing so, it provides an analytical narrative of this remarkable story of economic development, situated...
SeminarOsman Ouattara on temperature shocks and inflation - are there any ramifications?
SeminarSaurabh Singhal on inequality, corruption and cooperation
SeminarSushanta Mallick on is financial inclusion good for banks?
SeminarEmma Nkonoki on inclusive innovation ecosystem - why we need NGOs to ensure that “no one is left behind”
SeminarNeil Ruiz on demographic trends and attitudes towards migration globally
SeminarBereket Kebede on endowment effects and gender in the efficiency and equity of team allocation
PresentationHow (not) to build state capability in developing countries
LectureDelhi School of Economics lecture on economic development in Asia, by Deepak Nayyar
On 14 January Professor Deepak Nayyar will attend the Delhi School of Economics to give a lecture on ‘Economic development in Asia: Learning from half a century of transformation’. The lecture draws from his recently published book,...
Panel discussionAsian Transformations panel discussion at India International Centre
On 23 December, Professor Deepak Nayyar, editor of Asian Transformations , led a panel discussion on the recent publication at the India International Centre in New Delhi. The book, Asian Transformations: An Inquiry into the Development of Nations...
SeminarErwin Bulte on participatory resource management, elite capture and local livelihoods
SeminarMariapia Mendola on agricultural transformation and farmers' expectations
SeminarFantu Cheru and Christopher Cramer on the Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian economy
Fantu Cheru and Christopher Cramer will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 04 December. Abstract – The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian economy Ethiopia has recently attracted research interest because of its unique development path and...