The 17th WIDER Annual Lecture was held on 19 September in Helsinki, Finland.
The global landscape of poverty has been changing quite dramatically during recent years.
What can foreign do for economic growth and jobs? An important role of aid is to help poor countries mobilize their resources for producing goods and services, thus supporting egrowth.
Over the last decade, aid donors have made strong commitments to improving the lives of women and girls.
Fragile states—which have low state capacity and often high levels of poverty—are home to one-third of the world’s poor.