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

Founding Year: 1984

Staff: 103

Budget: $9.9m

Kunai Sen (Director)

It is the first research center of the United Nations University. Today, it provides “a range of services from policy advice to governments as well as freely available original research coordinated by a core group of resident and non-resident researchers and undertaken by a global network of collaborators.”




World Institute of Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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