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November 2017 issue of PEP-talk now available

November 2017

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

PEP board member honoured by LACEA

November 10, 2017 | Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association honoured PEP board member, Professor Nora Lustig, with the title of President Emerita

Two PRESM workshops to be held in November 2017

November 23-24, 2017 | Kenya

Two workshops will be held in Kenya later this month to discuss the findings and policy recommendations of the PRESM project. A knowledge-sharing workshop will be held November 23 in Thika and a scientific workshop will be held November 24 in Nairobi.

PEP Online Training Program: Applied Development Economics

November 2017

PEP is offering three online distance-learning courses in Applied Development Economics, in collaboration with Université Laval in Canada, from January to March, 2018.

Putting Children First event calls for action to tackle child poverty

October 23, 2017 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Prof Jane Mariara, Executive Director of PEP, made a keynote speech at the ‘Putting Children First’ conference in Ethiopia. The conference theme was identifying solutions for fighting child poverty and inequality in Africa.

PEP presentations at the 3rd IZA/DFID GLM-LIC Research Conference in the USA

October 19-20, 2017 | Washington D.C., USA

PEP Executive Director, Prof Jane Mariara, and PEP Research Director, Luca Tiberti, presented papers at the 3rd IZA/DFID GLM-LIC Research Conference on New Research on Labor Markets in Low-Income Countries.

PEP Research Director, Maria Laura Alzua, appointed Deputy Director of CEDLAS

October 2017 | La Plata, Argentina

PEP Research Director, Maria Laura Alzua, was appointed Deputy Director of CEDLAS

PEP board member to become LACEA President Emeritus in November 2017

October 2017

PEP Board Member, Nora Lustig, will receive the title of President Emeritus of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association during their annual meeting to be held in Argentina, November 9-11, 2017.

PEP researcher presents at 8th Business and Entrepreneurship in Africa Conference

October 6, 2017 | Richmond, USA

PEP researcher, Dr Abdoulaye Seck, presented his findings at the 8th Annual Conference on Business and Entrepreneurship in Africa.

Women at high risk of poverty in rural Africa

October 15, 2017

October 15 is the UN International Day of Rural Women, highlighting the critical role of rural women in eradicating poverty. PEP findings from four African countries identify key issues and poverty reduction strategies involving local women in rural areas. 

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