In January, the Behavioral Economics and Reproductive Health Initiative (BERI) released a review paper outlining the major behavioral challenges in global family planning and reproductive health. The paper also explores how tools from behavioral economics can be applied to address key problems.
The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative invites East African researchers to apply for a 4-month fellowship (sabbatical) at the University of California Berkeley, to be completed during the 2015-2016 academic year. The EASST Visiting Fellowship seeks to equip East African social scientists with the skills needed to carry out rigorous evaluations of economic development programs. Learn more about this program and other open research and funding opportunities through EASST at http://easst-collaborative.org. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2015.
This month's edition introduces the Spring 2015 Visiting Fellows and the 2013-2014 CEGA Annual Report. The second Annual Bank Conference on Africa is featured as well as spotlights on research by CEGA affiliates in the news.