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2020 PEP Annual Conference

September 22 - October 16, 2020 | Online

This year's PEP conference will move online to bring together development researchers, practitioners, leading experts and policy stakeholders from around the world, for training, peer reivew and to discuss issues, challenges and opportunities related to economic policy analysis and advisory work.

PEP reading and training material updated and easier to consult

September 2020

PEP has updated its training material and recommended readings, which are now hosted on the Mendeley reference manager.

High quality of PEP research recognised in international journals

August 2020

12 papers based on PEP projects have been published or accepted for publication in high-ranking international peer-reviewed journals this year.

IDRC awards funding to PEP for COVID-19 crisis recovery research initiative

July 2020

Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has awarded funding to PEP for a new research initiative to inform inclusive adaptation and recovery policies responding to the COVID-19 crisis in developing countries.

Two teams of PEP researchers in Zambia hold national conference to discuss employment policy recommendations

March 6, 2020 | Lusaka, Zambia

Two teams of local PEP researchers held a joint national policy conference to discuss policies to encourage women’s formal employment and measures to improve youth job matching in Zambia

PEP researchers in Benin hold national conference to highlight how informal credit can boost youth entrepreneurship

February 7, 2020 | Cotonou, Benin

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to discuss how facilitating access to informal as well as formal credit can promote youth entrepreneurship in Benin.

Immediate policy and public responses to PEP Research Fellows' studies

January 2020 

Two studies by PEP Research Fellows triggered immediate policy and media responses in Argentina and Brazil.

PEP researchers in Nepal hold national conference to highlight how remittances reduce the labour supply

January 17, 2020 | Kathmandu, Nepal

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to discuss how leveraging remittances can transform the economy in Nepal.

PEP researchers in Ethiopia hold national conference to share how urbanization is improving welfare

23 December 2019 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to discuss how urbanization is improving household welfare in Ethiopia, and what can be done so that more people benefit.

Jean-Yves Duclos appointed President of the Treasury Board, Canada

November 20, 2019 | Ottawa, Canada

Congratulations to PEP co-founder Jean-Yves Duclos, appointed President of the Treasury Board in the new Canadian Liberal Government.

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