Think development – Think WIDER
WIDER Development Conference
The conference will showcase UNU-WIDER, its work, and the many people and institutions that are engaged with it. There will be panel discussions on all of the main themes and findings of UNU-WIDER’s research during 2009-18 — finance, food and climate change; and transformation, inclusion and sustainability. It will take stock of what we have learned, look to the future of development economics, and global development more broadly, serving as a bridge to fresh UNU-WIDER initiatives, aiming to mobilize evidence and action around the 2030 SDG agenda and its goals.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
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
399 past and upcoming events
SeminarWIDER Seminar Series - Sam Jones on what it means to be poor - Investigating the qualitative–quantitative divide in Mozambique
Annual LectureWIDER Annual Lecture 22 - The political economy of structural transformation - has democracy failed African economies?
ConferenceThink development – Think WIDER
SeminarJohn Page on Industrialization in Africa
PresentationPublic Forum on Higher Education
PresentationCeremony to deliver the findings of the 2017 Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Survey
On 28 August the results and outcomes of the 2017 ‘ Myanmar Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Survey ’ were presented at a ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. High-level representatives from several ministries in Myanmar as well as other...
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. *Please note that this event will be held at a different location to...
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 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...
Project workshopInclusive development in Myanmar: Games Experiment Training
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...