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PEP commits to Decent Jobs for Youth

December 2019

PEP pledges its commitment to the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, contributing high-quality, local evidence to inform policymaking in seven African countries. 

Jean-Yves Duclos appointed President of the Treasury Board, Canada

November 20, 2019 | Ottawa, Canada

Congratulations to PEP co-founder Jean-Yves Duclos, appointed President of the Treasury Board in the new Canadian Liberal Government.

Encouraging successful youth entrepreneurship through training

November 2019

Findings from a number of PEP projects agree that training is essential to the success of young entrepreneurs in developing countries.

How can promoting trade maximize labour market benefits?

November 2019

Findings from a number of PEP projects agree that the benefits of trade are often unequally distributed, and can be greater when measures also support small producers.

Development economists win Nobel Prize for “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”

October 14, 2019

2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences awarded to three development economists for their “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”

Happy 17th Anniversary PEP!

October 1, 2019

PEP celebrates 17 years of building and promoting local capacity for local development solutions.

PEP well-represented at UNU-WIDER Development Conference

September 11-13, 2019 | Bangkok, Thailand

Seven PEP researchers participated in the 2019 UNU-WIDER Development Conference on “Transforming economies - for better jobs”

Fourteen project teams selected for third round of PAGE II support

September 2019

Fourteen multidisciplinary teams from developing countries will benefit from PEP support under the third round of the PAGE II initiative.

PEP Online Training Program: Applied Development Economics

Register by October 31, 2019

PEP is offering three online distance-learning courses in Applied Development Economics, in collaboration with Université Laval in Canada, from January to April, 2020.

Highlights from the 2019 PEP Special General Meeting

August 30-September 6, 2019 | Saly, Senegal

The 2019 PEP Special General Meeting in Senegal brought together almost 80 participants for a very productive and successful event.




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