UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Institut mondial de recherche sur l'économie du développement
Instituto Mundial de Investigaciones de Economia del Desarrollo

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Established within the framework of F-XF2488 - United Nations University (UNU). Started work, Mar 1985, Helsinki (Finland).


Provide economic analysis and policy advice to governments as well as freely available original research to promote sustainable and equitable development for all.


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Board of up to 10 members, appointed by the Rector of UNU in consultation with the Chairman of the Council of UNU and with other members of the Council designated by the Chairman. Director (chief academic and administrative officer), appointed by the Rector in consultation with the Board of UNU-WIDER and the Chairman of the UNU Council.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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