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Why youth become entrepreneurs

August 2017

PEP projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe investigate the factors that encourage youth entrepreneurship

July 2017 issue of PEP-talk now available

July 2017

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

Introducing a minimum wage can improve well-being

July 2017

PEP findings indicate that setting or raising the minimum wage can have positive income and well-being effects, provided it is managed appropriately.

PEP Executive Director presents policy outreach strategy at CGIAR Conference

July 6, 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya

PEP Executive Director, Prof. Jane Mariara presented PEP’s capacity building strategy for policy-engaged research at the CGIAR Conference on Impacts of International Agricultural Research.

June 2017 issue of the CBMS Network Updates now online

June 2017

News from the CBMS Network including localizing the SDGs using CBMS, strengthening social protection for the informal sector in Burkina Faso, CBMS enhancements and reports from training sessions. 

Highlights from the 2017 PEP Annual Conference in Kenya

June 8-14, 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya

The 2017 PEP Annual Conference in Kenya brought together around 150 researchers, practitioners, international experts, representatives of donor and international organizations, and policy actors from 39 countries for a highly successful event.

CBMS field visit leads to benefits for community elderly

June 9, 2017 | Muthithi Location, Kenya

During a field visit to Muthithi Location, Kenya, PEP CBMS researchers discovered that some eligible community members were not receiving benefits.

New PEP Call for Proposals

Submission deadline: September 13, 2017

Submit your proposal to receive PEP support for research projects on the theme of policy analysis on growth and employment in developing countries.

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 was held on June 14 to discuss evidence-based policy options that promote youth and female entrepreneurship.

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