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Upcoming Events

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.

Seminar

Technologies for Crisis Response & Resilience

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.

Conference

4th Annual EASST Impact Evaluation Summit

Jul 8, 2015 - Jul 10, 2015
This three-day summit in Nairobi will feature several events showcasing rigorous evidence from East Africa.

Training

The Goldilocks Project: Helping NGOs Build Right-Fit Systems of Data Collection

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.

Seminar

Hacking Measurement

Aug 26, 2015 - Dec 18, 2015
A semester-long seminar on new technologies for data collection and management in social science research.