October 18, 2017 | Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
A team of local PEP researchers organized a workshop in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, to introduce the PEP-institutionalization project to key policy stakeholders.
PEP has published a series of articles comparing key findings from PAGE (2012-2016) projects focused on similar themes but from different countries and regions.
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PEP is offering three online distance-learning courses in Applied Development Economics, in collaboration with Université Laval in Canada, from January to April, 2018.
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.
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.
October 2017 | La Plata, Argentina
PEP Research Director, Maria Laura Alzua, was appointed Deputy Director of CEDLAS
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.
October 6, 2017 | Richmond, USA
PEP researcher, Dr Abdoulaye Seck, presented his findings at the 8th Annual Conference on Business and Entrepreneurship in 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.
PEP projects from Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, and Senegal investigate the varied impacts of migration and remittances on welfare and employment.