Think tank

United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

UNU-WIDER

Helsinki, Finland

UNU-WIDER is affiliated with the United Nations University and its key aims are to: (1) undertake multidisciplinary research and policy analysis on structural changes affecting the living conditions of the world's poorest people; (2) provide a forum for professional interaction and the advocacy of policies leading to robust, equitable, and environmentally sustainable growth; and (3) promote capacity strengthening and training for scholars and government officials in the field of economic and social policy-making.

Contact details

Website:
www.wider.unu.edu

Address:
Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, FI-00160 Helsinki

Country:
Finland

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
International Organism
Year founded
1985
Age (years)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 37
Finland average
 41
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Kunal Sen (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Kunal Sen (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Kunal Sen
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 85
Finland average
 28
Global average
 86
2020
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 80
% Female staff
2021
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 60%
Finland average
 56%
Global average
 48%
2020
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 65%
2019
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 13%
% Female researchers
2021
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 44%
Finland average
 28%
Global average
 16%
2020
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 51%
2019
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 0%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 268
Finland average
 268
Global average
 34
2019
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 243
2018
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 386
Financials
2020
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 $9,993,105
Finland average
 $39,345,123
Global average
 $199,879,694
2019
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 $9,231,607

Social

Likes (2022)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 7,723
Finland average
 18,153
Global average
 32,721
Likes (2021)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 7,196
Likes (2019)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 6,176
Twitter
Followers (2022)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 67,117
Finland average
 18,928
Global average
 19,273
Followers (2021)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 65,617
Followers (2019)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 63,608
Subscribers (2022)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 3,780
Finland average
 2,760
Global average
 5,626
Subscribers (2021)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 3,110
Subscribers (2019)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 2,080
Followers (2022)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 11,150
Finland average
 40,150
Global average
 16,399
Followers (2019)
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
 4,247

Data notes

Last updated: 17/05/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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