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Upcoming Events


Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev) 2015

Mar 21, 2015
The 2015 Pacific Conference on Development Economics (Pac-Dev) will be held on March 21, 2015 at UC San Diego. It is designed to bring together graduate students, faculty and practitioners to present and discuss various issues facing developing economies.


Makhtar Diop, Regents' Lecturer

Mar 31, 2015
In partnership with the World Bank, the Economics Department, the Agriculture and Resource Economics department, the Master of Development Practice program, and the Center for African Studies, CEGA has nominated Makhtar Diop, Vice President for the Africa Region at The World Bank to visit the University of California, Berkeley as a Regents’ Lecturer. Makhtar will give a public lecture on March 31.


Shang-Jin Wei and the Dean's Speaker Series

Apr 13, 2015
Shang-Jin Wei, the Chief Economist at the Asian Development Bank, will be visiting UC Berkeley as a speaker in the Dean's Speaker Series.


Evidence to Action: Engineering for Development

May 4, 2015
CEGA's 6th annual "Evidence to Action" conference will showcase novel interventions aimed at improving how pro-poor technologies are designed and delivered. The event program will be posted shortly.


Annual Bank Conference on Africa: Confronting Conflict and Fragility in Africa

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).


Transparency and Reproducibility Methods for Social Science Research

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.