January 24, 2018
PEP’s new online distance-learning courses in Applied Development Economics begin January 29, 2018.
PEP projects from Nigeria, Argentina, and Serbia analyze how cash transfers can reduce poverty and improve well-being.
November 2017 | Quebec City, Canada
Aleksandra Anic, a previously-funded PEP researcher, spent four weeks at Université Laval in Canada having received a 2017 Sylff Research Abroad award.
PEP projects in projects in Niger, Mongolia, Colombia, and Burkina Faso investigated the impact of extractive industries on household welfare and employment.
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.
Register by November 30, 2017
PEP is offering three online distance-learning courses in Applied Development Economics, in collaboration with Université Laval in Canada, from January to April, 2018.
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.