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2017 PEP Annual Conference in Kenya

June 8-14, 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya

PEP conferences gather hundreds of development researchers, practitioners, leading experts, and policy stakeholders from around the world, to discuss the issues, challenges, and opportunities related to development research, policy analysis, and advisory work.

2017 PEP Policy Forum: promoting youth and female entrepreneurship

June 14, 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya

As part of the 2017 PEP Annual Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, a high-level Policy Forum will be held on June 14 to discuss evidence-based policy options that promote youth and female entrepreneurship.

New book offering unique perspectives on the growth traps and opportunities for six African economies, coedited by PEP Board member

May 2017

A new book, Africa’s Lions: Growth Traps and Opportunities for Six African Economies, coedited by PEP Board member, Haroon Bhorat, examines the economic growth experiences of six fast-growing or economically dominant African countries.

Comment les "décollages" peuvent-ils faire "dekoler" la Guyane

Mai 2017 | La Guyane

Deux chercheurs affiliés au PEP viennent de rendre public une proposition d’étude visant à démontrer comment l’activité du spatial - l’un des premiers moteurs de l’économie nationale - pourrait mieux contribuer au développement de la Guyane.

PEP impact story: PEP research informs Ministry of Finance Action Plan in the Central African Republic

April 2017

Findings by local PEP researchers inform Ministry of Finance Action Plan on foreign investment in the Central African Republic.

STAARS fellow presented findings at the 91st AES Conference in Ireland

April 24-26, 2017 | Dublin, Ireland

STAARS fellow, Beatrice Muriithi, presented her findings on gender and agricultural technology adoption in Kenya at the 91st Agricultural Economics Society Conference.

PEP impact story: PEP research informs new Nigerian social security program

April 2017

Findings by local PEP researchers inform implementation of new social security program in Nigeria.

April 2017 issue of PEP-talk now available

April 2017

Reporting on the most recent findings and outcomes from PEP-supported research and activities around the world.

MPIA recommended readings list updated

April 2017

The General Readings list for MPIA had been updated to include recent literature.

PEP researcher awarded Ministry of Education grant to investigate youth employment outcomes in Kyrgyzstan

March 2017 | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

PEP researcher Burulcha Sulaimanova has been awarded a Ministry of Education grant for her research proposal on “Education-job mismatch and employment outcomes of youth in Kyrgyzstan”

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