WIDER Seminar Series materials

Below you will find presentation slides, along with audio and video recordings from past events. 
About the WIDER Seminar Series

The WIDER Seminar Series showcases recent and ongoing work on key topics in development economics. The weekly sessions held in Helsinki are open to local and visiting researchers, policy makers, and others interested in development topics. Click here to learn more.

Costanza Biavaschi | WIDER Seminar Series | 6 February

05 February 2020
Sushanta Mallick | Queen Mary University of London | Audio | Presentation

Is financial inclusion benefcial for banks?

23 January 2020
22 January 2020
11 December 2019
Mariapia Mendola | University of Milano Bicocca | Presentation

Agricultural transformation and farmers' expectations

04 December 2019
Fantu Cheru & Christopher Cramer | American University & SOAS | Presentation

The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian economy

13 November 2019
08 November 2019
10 October 2019
Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso | University of Göttingen | Presentation

Gender gap and firm performance in developing countries

09 October 2019
23 September 2019
28 August 2019
Olivier Bargain | University of Bordeaux AudioPresentations 

Intra-household allocation and individual poverty

26 June 2019
Sanjay Reddy | Independent High-level Team of Advisers to ECOSOC​ | Audio

The UN’s Development Function: Time for Renewal

4 June 2019
Patricia Funjika | UNU-WIDER PhD FellowAudio | Presentation

Colonial Origin, Ethnicity and Intergenerational Mobility in Africa

Shreshti Rawat | UNU-WIDER PhD Fellow | AudioPresentation

Inequality of opportunity: informal sector estimates for India and policy implications

15 May 2019
Ebaidalla Mahjoub Ebaidalla| University of Khartoum | Audio |  Presentation

Understanding inequality of opportunity in child health in Sudan

10 May 2019
Ritwik Banerjee | Indian Institute of Management Bangalore | Audio | Presentation

The link between corruption and tax evasion - an experimental investigation

27 March 2019
Sandra Halvorsen | PhD candidate at the Norwegian School of Economics | Audio |  Presentation

Factory employment and fertility decisions: Field experimental evidence from Ethiopia

22 March 2019
James Robinson | Harris School for Public Policy | Audio | Presentation

An interpretation of African development

20 March 2019
13 March 2019
Michael Woolcock | World Bank | Presentation
Lant Pritchett | Harvard University | Presentation
Audio 

Building state capability: evidence, analysis, action

6 February 2019
Costanza Biavaschi | Norwegian University of Science and Technology | Audio | Presentation

Taking the skill bias out of global migration

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