May 29, 2015 - May 30, 2015
The Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) brings together faculty and advanced graduate students in Economics and Political Science who combine field research experience in Africa with training in political economy methods. The group meets semi-annually to discuss the work-in-progress of its core members and invited guests. It is co-led by Daniel Posner (UCLA), Edward Miguel (UC Berkeley), and Brian Dillon (University of Washington).
Jun 8, 2015 - Jun 9, 2015
The second Annual Bank Conference on Africa (ABCA) will be held in Berkeley, California, on June 8-9, 2015. It will cover various topics pertinent to the causes, solutions, and understanding of conflict and fragility in sub-Saharan Africa. It is being organized jointly by the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) at the University of California at Berkeley and the World Bank (Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region).
Jun 10, 2015 - Jun 12, 2015
A 3-day training on emerging tools and strategies to increase the reliability, reproducibility, and validity of research findings.
Jun 22, 2015
This workshop will discuss measurement of environmental and settlement changes during shocks, leveraging new technologies like micro-satellites, sensor networks, and mobile computing.
Jul 8, 2015 - Jul 10, 2015
This three-day summit in Nairobi will feature several events showcasing rigorous evidence from East Africa.
Jul 21, 2015
Join us for the launch of The Goldilocks Project in Washington, DC, to learn about new methodological approaches for measuring the impact of non-profit organizations.
Aug 26, 2015 - Dec 18, 2015
A semester-long seminar on new technologies for data collection and management in social science research.