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Upcoming Events

Seminar

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.

Seminar

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.

Conference

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.

Conference

Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) Spring 2015

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).

Conference

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).

Training

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.