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.

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.

PEP well-represented at 2020 Global Economic Analysis conference

June 17-19, 2020

Three PEP researchers and a PEP Research Fellow presented papers at the 23rd Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, held online.

PEP researchers in Nigeria hold national conference to share how a production subsidy can boost the renewable energy sector, growth and employment

March 11, 2020 | Abuja, Nigeria

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to discuss how a production subsidy can boost the renewable energy sector, growth and employment in Nigeria.

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 Bolivia hold national conference to discuss how currency devaluation can boost growth and employment

February 12, 2020 | La Paz, Boliva

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to share their recommendations for how currency devaluation can boost growth and employment in Bolivia.

PEP researchers in Ghana hold national conference to share how fertilizer subsidies can promote growth and employment

January 15, 2020 | Accra, Ghana

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to discuss how Ghana’s fertilizer subsidy program can boost economic growth and employment.

How can promoting trade maximize labour market benefits?

November 2019

Findings from a number of PEP projects agree that the benefits of trade are often unequally distributed, and can be greater when measures also support small producers.

Fourteen project teams selected for third round of PAGE II support

September 2019

Fourteen multidisciplinary teams from developing countries will benefit from PEP support under the third round of the PAGE II initiative.

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