On May 30, 2015, a special PEP session was organized amidst the Canadian Development Economics Study Group (CDESG) section of the Canadian Economic Association (CEA) meeting in Toronto, Canada (May 29-31, 2015). This session was sponsored in part by the CDESG and featured presentations from the following PEP-granted researchers and resource persons:
- Vathana Roth (Cambodia Development Resource Institute): Estimating the Economic Effects of Remittances on the Left-Behind in Cambodia
- Maria-Laura Alzua (CEDLAS -Universidad Nacional de La Plata): Youth training programs beyond employment. Experimental evidence from Argentina
- Paola Ballon (Universidad del Pacifico): Multidimensional poverty in Sudan and South Sudan
- Altantsetseg Batchuluun (National University of Mongolia): The Impacts of Vocational Training Programs on the Duration of Youth Unemployment in Mongolia
See program for more information or to download abstracts. This 49th Annual Conference of the CEA was held at Ryerson University, in Toronto, Ontario.