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COVID-19 and the Informal Economy

ONLINE: On 30 May, UNU-WIDER will co-host a webinar to launch the book COVID-19 and Informal Economy.



ASEAN Ambassadors’ Panel Discussion: The Future of South-East Asia as an Epicentre of Growth

MAASTRICHT and ONLINE: On 15 November, UNU-MERIT will co-organize this event to explore the pivotal role of ASEAN diplomacy.



Sustainable Cities and Structural Transformation in Africa in the Twenty-first Century

On 9 November 2023, UNU-WIDER and the African Cities Research Consortium will host a lecture by Dr. Arkebe Oqubay.



The Motherhood Effect on Women's Labour Trajectories: Preliminary Results

On 15 November 2023, the UNU-WIDER Seminar Series will host a presentation by Gabriela Zapata Román.



The Challenge of Creating Better Jobs in Developing Countries

On 14–15 December 2022, UNU will co-organise a conference on identifying solutions to jobs challenges in low- and middle-income countries.



Women’s Work — Routes to Social and Economic Empowerment

To commemorate International Women’s Day, UNU-WIDER will organise the webinar "Women’s Work — Routes to Social and Economic Empowerment".



Workshop Explores Industrial Skills Development in Developing Countries

The event discussed opportunities and challenges of technical and vocational education and training.

04 Mar 2022


Call for Papers: 2022 UNU-WIDER Development Conference

The conference will bring together specialists from around the world to discuss, analyse and understand the latest broad-based research on inequality.

27 Jan 2022


COVID-19 and Development – Effects and New Realities for the Global South

The 2021 WIDER Development Conference will discuss impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in the Global South and how to support recovery.



Economic Transformation Database (ETD)

This project aims to provide sectoral data on employment and productivity in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, to facilitate structural change.

09 Dec 2020