Think tank

World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University

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:
http://www.wider.unu.edu

Address:
Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, FI-00160 Helsinki

Country:
Finland

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Year founded
1985
Age (years)
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 36
Finland average
 44
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Kunal Sen
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 8
Finland average
 31
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 13%
Finland average
39% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 0%
Finland average
31% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 386
Finland average
 208
Global average
 6,666
2016
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 350
2015
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 352

Social

Likes (2019)
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 6,176
Finland average
 12,045
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 63,608
Finland average
 12,006
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 2,080
Finland average
 1,066
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University
 4,247
Finland average
 14,528
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 27/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
Have we got something wrong? Contact us to update this record. There is more information in the database, you can download it here.