Economic growth

UNU research provides guidance for navigating the changing geo-economic landscape while more effectively monitoring and evaluating economic progress and its social impacts. Our work in Africa, for example, is helping establish robust information systems to monitor and evaluate economic progress and its social impacts, thereby helping planners to transform skewed development into opportunities for sustainable livelihoods.

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The Direction of Innovation: Insights from the World Intellectual Property Report 2022

HYBRID: UNU-MERIT will host a research seminar with Dr. Intan Hamdan-Livramento of the World Intellectual Property Organization.



Revving Up Revenue for Development – The Role of Domestic Resource Mobilization

OSLO: The WIDER Development Conference on the role of domestic revenue mobilization in development takes place in during 6-8 September, 2023.



Second UGAMOD Retreat

KAMPALA: UNU-WIDER will host a training event on UGAMOD, the tax-benefit microsimulation model for Uganda, as a five-day research retreat.



Bunching Estimators in Applied Economics Research

HELSINKI: UNU-WIDER will host an in-person workshop on bunching methods with Prof. Mazhar Wassem of Manchester University.



SOUTHMOD presentation at the LOTTE-Skatt conference

OSLO: UNU-WIDER Research Associate Jesse Lastunen will give a presentation at the conference, Celebrating tax-benefit modeling: 50 years with LOTTE.



T7 Issue Paper Urges G7 to Reignite Action on SDGs, Climate Change

A new publication calls on G7 leaders to strengthen action for the SDGs, carbon neutrality & climate-resilient development in collaboration with G20.

18 May 2023


Policy Brief: Enhancing the Development Potential of South-South Migration

Exploring the transformational role of remittances and migrant investments - and the policy interventions needed to enhance their impacts.

25 Apr 2023


Challenges to, and Best Practices for Implementing the SDGs — on a Mission along the Textile Supply Chain to Achieve the 2030 Agenda

Recent field visits in Southeast Asia aimed to gain insights into the sustainable practices carried out along the textile supply chain.

06 Apr 2023


Special RCE Session at 14th ICERD: Sharing RCE Experiences

UNU-IAS will hold an online session at the 14th ICERD under the theme ‘Circular Economy Education for Sustainable Development in Local Communities’.



Senior Research Fellow Patricia Justino Appointed as Deputy Director of UNU-WIDER

On 1 August 2022, UNU-WIDER appointed Senior Research Fellow Patricia Justino as Deputy Director.

12 Sep 2022