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NEW POLICY BRIEF: Towards gender equity and women's empowerment The new policy brief gives an overview of the findings and recommendations from the new book out of our in project. Read it today:
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UNU-WIDER Feb 16
How can countries learn from each other to improve and reduce ? 2 new papers highlight the role of models. Read more on their applications in Latin America () and Africa ()
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UNU-WIDER Feb 15
What are the drivers of the ‘new’ forms of vs ‘old’? Our new project sets out to learn more about the different forms of structural transformation and produce policy alternatives to address challenges. Read more :
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Econ Films Feb 15
What makes a force for development research? Its network of thousands of researchers and policymakers working together to become greater than the sum of its parts. Watch our video of testimonies to what this collaboration can bring about.
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UNU-WIDER Feb 14
Can role models really ? Our latest working paper investigates whether watching videos of role models telling about their success can encourage people to start their own business in 🤓📺 Read the full paper at
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UNU-WIDER Feb 14
Check out the new blog from on the new book: Towards Gender Equity in Development The Latest Evidence on Gender and Development via
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UNU-WIDER Feb 13
Next Wednesday Professor will be presenting at the in . Want to be there? Register your place, and find out who else is speaking at
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UNU-WIDER Feb 13
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UNU-WIDER Feb 12
How can women working in the informal sector move to better paid jobs in the formal sector? What policies could support the transition? We'll be working to answer these questions, and more, in a new project on the . More:
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UNU-MERIT Feb 11
What's YOUR message to girls in ? "The gender gap in science provides new opportunities for women -- take that chance!" - Micheline Goedhuys, senior research fellow at . Do YOU have a message? Let us know below!
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Tony Addison Feb 12
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Oil wealth doesn't always bring prosperity. Often the reverse. For more on the resource curse: see new OPEN ACCESS book
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UNU-INRA Feb 11
What's YOUR message to girls in ? "Girls are integral to sustainable development. The future is brighter when we start and go with you. We count on you!" ~ of Do YOU have a message? Let us know below!
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UNU-WIDER Feb 11
New and methods have revealed that in a significant proportion of the current are vulnerable to falling into . Read the new paper on income inequality in at:
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UNU-WIDER Feb 10
What's YOUR message to girls in ? 'Work on topics you are passionate about and stay focused on what’s important. Don’t be afraid to fail a few times' – of Do YOU have a message? Let us know below!
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UNU-WIDER Feb 10
How can we properly assess social mobility in a development context when the data is limited and hard to obtain? Our new project on in the will work on methodologies to navigate these issues. Read more at
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UNU-WIDER Feb 10
's population growth is almost 3% per year, but the sector GDP is barely keeping up. Read more in the new working paper on the state of manufacturing in Mozambique:
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UNU-WIDER Feb 9
The tax-benefit model for Mozambique, , is a great tool to analyse, for example, how changes in benefits affect poverty. To learn how to use MOZMOD, check out our now video training course on the project page
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UNU-WIDER Feb 9
From 2001 witnessed inequality levels falling and household incomes rising. A welcome change after decades of persistently high income . However since 2015 this trend has been reversed. What changed? Find out in the new working paper at
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UNU-WIDER Feb 8
How can gender-sensitive social policies address the ‘double burden’ of women’s work? Our new project focuses on the nature of in developing countries and what it takes to improve women’s economic and social empowerment. Learn more
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UNU-WIDER Feb 8
Would you like to join us and present your research at our conference in Bangkok in September? The call for papers is now open. Applications close this month, 28 Feb.
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