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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. 

How migration and remittances affect welfare and employment at home

October 2017

PEP projects from Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, and Senegal investigate the varied impacts of migration and remittances on welfare and employment.

Now available: A new user-friendly TBD microsimulation toolkit for distributive analysis

October 2017

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.

Happy 15th Anniversary PEP

October 1, 2017

PEP celebrates 15 years of building local capacity to provide contextualized policy solutions in developing countries.

September 2017 issue of the CBMS Network Updates now online

September 2017

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.

29 project teams selected for first round of PAGE II support

September 2017

143 developing country researchers will benefit from PEP support under the first round of the new PAGE II initiative.

Supporting female entrepreneurship to reduce poverty

September 2017

Projects in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Bangladesh investigate the poverty reduction effects of access to credit for female entrepreneurship.

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