PEP projects from Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, and Senegal investigate the varied impacts of migration and remittances on welfare and employment.
PEP resource persons have developed a user-friendly "Stata-based toolkit to perform microsimulations combined with CGE models in a top-down fashion" and user manual. This material is now available to download, free of charge.
October 1, 2017
PEP celebrates 15 years of building local capacity to provide contextualized policy solutions in developing countries.
News from the CBMS Network including the 14th CBMS Philippines Nation Conference to be held March 2018, the upcoming PAGE II study visit, training to help fight child labor, and the link between youth unemployment and vulnerability in Tanzania.
143 developing country researchers will benefit from PEP support under the first round of the new PAGE II initiative.
Projects in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Bangladesh investigate the poverty reduction effects of access to credit for female entrepreneurship.
The 14th CBMS Phillipines National Conference will be held March 5-7, 2018 in Manila, Philippines.
August 1, 2017 | Chicago, USA
PEP-STAARS fellow, Dr Nkechi Owoo, presented her research at the 2017 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, USA.
PEP projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe investigate the factors that encourage youth entrepreneurship
July 28, 2017 | Manila, the Philippines
The Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS) Network gave training on how local-level CBMS data can be used to help fight child labor in the Philippines.