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WIDER WORKING PAPER The 2017 Global Gender Gap Report placed Rwanda in 4th position, thanks to its gender equality strategies, so why do female-owned enterprises in Rwanda have a lower turnover than their male-owned counter-parts? Read the full paper:
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UNU-WIDER Sep 21
A selection of photos from our are now available for you to browse and download. Find the photos from this event and many of our other events on Flickr
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UNU-WIDER Sep 21
SDG1 calls for the eradication of poverty by 2030. of says "Social protection can provide a key to this goal by shielding the vulnerable against shocks and helping them to invest in their their future." Read more:
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UNU-WIDER Sep 20
The latest version of the Government Revenue Dataset (GRD) is now available. The GRD contains data on a range of policy-relevant indicators. The freely available dataset has been extensively revised and now includes VAT data. Available for download at
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UNU-WIDER Sep 19
The team has now joined the research programme in and is beginning work on two studies supporting and in the . Check out their good work at
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UNU-WIDER Sep 19
*APPLICATIONS CLOSING SOON* If you're a qualified researcher working on topics related to development and global economic issues, apply to be part of our Visiting Scholars Programme today. Deadline 30 September. More info:
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UNU-WIDER Sep 19
RT : The database can be combined with other country-level data sources. Example: chart shows the correlation between coverage as % of total population & direct taxes in % of GDP.
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UNU-WIDER Sep 18
Check out the beta version of our , & database. This *freely available* database provides longitudinal data on programs in .
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UNU-WIDER Sep 17
Opportunity: Are you a conducting research into development and/or global economic issues? Our Visiting Scholars Programme applications are open now! deadline September 30. Learn more at
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UNICEF Social Policy Sep 14
Calling researchers, policymakers & practitioners to submit their papers for the 2018 International Conference on , convened by , & ➡️
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UNU-WIDER Sep 15
All the sessions will be available on our YouTube channel next week. We'll share a link here when they're up.
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UNU-WIDER Sep 15
( presentation paper available ) RT : Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz spoke in Helsinki today, here's my story:
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UNU-WIDER Sep 15
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UNU-WIDER Sep 15
As the conference comes to an end the conversation, debates and discussions continue. The event page contains all the presentations if there is anything you missed and our YouTube channel will have recordings of each session soon.
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UNU-WIDER Sep 15
Our director closing remarks at our conference: ”we in the development community must ask the bigger, wider, and harder questions.”
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UNU-WIDER Sep 15
comes to a close with reflecting on a wonderful 10 years with and welcoming as he gets ready to hand over the reins.
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UNU-WIDER Sep 15
' shares some wisdom that he's learned from the family during his time in Finland and at .
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UNU-WIDER Sep 15
Closing remarks with to conclude what has certainly been a wonderful conference.
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UNU-WIDER Sep 15
Benno Ndulu on youth unemployment Africa: If we don’t fix the problem of employment creation in developing countries then we have to fix the problem of migration. We can’t have it both ways. read more on the issue on our project page
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UNU-WIDER Sep 15
' says one of the major contributions of is the wonderful resources of data and publications. Find it all at
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