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2019 PEP Special General Meeting

August 30 - September 6, 2019 | Saly, Senegal

Teams of researchers and government-affiliated officers will attend the 2019 PEP Special General Meeting to receive intensive training, as well as to present their research proposals for discussion and peer review. 

Minimum wage programs need to be designed on a per-country basis

August 2019

Findings from a number of PEP projects agree that minimum wage programs need to be adapted the target population to avoid creating unintended problems, especially for vulnerable groups.

Work-relevant education and training is crucial to successful school-to-work transitions

August 2019

Findings from a number of PEP projects agree that education and working-while-studying are key for smoother school-to-work transitions in developing countries.

2019 PEP Annual Conference

May 29-June 3, 2019 | Cape Town, South Africa

This year's PEP conference will gather development researchers, practitioners, leading experts and policy stakeholders from around the world for training and peer-review, as well as to discuss the issues, challenges, and opportunities related to development research, policy analysis, and advisory work.

2018 PEP Annual Report now available online

May 2019

Reviewing the progress, outputs and impact of PEP support and activities throughout 2018.

PEP researchers in Macedonia hold national policy conference to highlight youth underemployment problem

March 7, 2019 | Skopje, Macedonia

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to highlight the youth underemployment problem facing Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

PEP researchers in Indonesia hold national policy conference calling for better maternal health care to improve SME productivity

February 13, 2019 | Jakarta, Indonesia

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to discuss how improving cognitive skills can increase productivity and growth in Indonesia.

PEP researchers in Kenya hold national conference to highlight food security threat as farmers move into other sectors

February 8, 2019 | Nairobi, Kenya

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to discuss how farmers moving into non-agricultural activities is threatening food security in East Africa. 

PEP researchers in Uruguay spark discussion on domestic workers’ conditions at national conference

November 14, 2018 | Montevideo, Uruguay

A team of local PEP researchers sparked discussion on minimum wages and formality in the domestic work sector when the Minister of Labor attended their national policy conference.

PEP special issue of Environment and Development Economics

October 2018

Environment and Development Economics publishes special PEP issue on “Natural resources and economic development”

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