PEP is offering three online distance-learning courses in Applied Development Economics, in collaboration with Université Laval in Canada, from January to March, 2018.
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.
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.
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.
Projects in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Bangladesh investigate the poverty reduction effects of access to credit for female entrepreneurship.
PEP projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe investigate the factors that encourage youth entrepreneurship
PEP findings indicate that setting or raising the minimum wage can have positive income and well-being effects, provided it is managed appropriately.
June 8-14, 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya
The 2017 PEP Annual Conference in Kenya brought together around 150 researchers, practitioners, international experts, representatives of donor and international organizations, and policy actors from 39 countries for a highly successful event.