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CEGA regularly convenes researchers, decision-makers, and implementing partners from around the world to forge new partnerships, discuss open research questions, share findings, and aid in the translation of research into effective policymaking.

Upcoming Events

Health is a stepping stone to achieving virtually all other human development goals. Yet we continue to face major obstacles in ensuring accessible, affordable, and high-quality health care, especially for people living in poverty. Thankfully, breakthroughs in the types of health data available,...


Past Events

BITSS will hold its next Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) in Washington DC, September 11-13, 2019. This RT2 is organized in partnership with the World Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) group. RT2 provides participants with an overview of tools and best...

Global Networks

8th Annual EASST Summit


Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 22 2019

The 8th Annual EASST Summit was held at Sarova Panafric in Nairobi, Kenya on July 22-23, 2019. This years event brought together over 200 diverse participants, who discussed the latest research on economic development, health, agriculture, financial inclusion, and labour markets in East Africa....

Global Networks

Working Group in African Political Economy 2019 Annual Meeting


Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 10 2019

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 has met semi-annually to discuss the in-progress...

Financial Inclusion

Digital Credit and Women’s Economic Empowerment Convening 2019


Conference   |   past event  |  Jun 27 2019

On Thursday, June 27th, CEGA’s Digital Credit Observatory (DCO) hosted a research convening on digital credit and women’s economic empowerment at UC Berkeley. We invited researchers, thought partners, and practitioners to share work that advances our understanding of the relationship between...

The annual Symposium on Economic Experiments in Developing Countries (SEEDEC), now in its eighth year, brings together a community of scholars who employ laboratory experimental economics methods for research in developing countries. This year’s conference took place on Thursday, May 20th and...

Health & Psychology

Psychology and Economics of Poverty Convening 2019


Conference   |   past event  |  May 17 2019

CEGA’s Psychology and Economics of Poverty (PEP) Collaborative hosted its second annual convening on Friday, May 17th, 2019 at UC Berkeley. Faculty and graduate students from the disciplines of psychology and economics shared research advancing our understanding of the causes and consequences...

Data & MeasurementInstitutions & Governance

Empirical Studies of Conflict (ESOC) Project Annual Meeting: Political Economy of Conflict Spaces


Conference   |   past event  |  May 09 2019

ESOC held its 10th Annual Meeting at the University of California at San Diego. CEGA co-sponsored ESOC's 2019 Annual Meeting with the Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts at the University of Chicago, the Department of Defense Minerva Research Initiative, and the...

Global Networks

Play Based Learning in the Global South: A Chat with BRAC


Seminar   |   past event  |  Mar 28 2019

CEGA and the Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies hosted BRAC for a lunch seminar on the Play Lab project, an evidence-based, playful learning intervention for young children low resource settings. BRAC’s Executive Director, Dr. Muhammad Musa and BRAC USA’s Education Director, Devon McLorg,...

Data & Measurement

Annual Conference on Measuring Development (V): Crisis Preparedness and Response


Conference   |   past event  |  Mar 27 2019

The share of the extreme poor living in areas affected by fragility, conflict, and violence is expected to rise to nearly 50% by 2030, severely hampering global development efforts. Violent conflict has spiked dramatically since 2010, with trends such as climate change, rising inequality,...

Global Networks

Working Group in African Political Economy 2019 International Meeting


Conference   |   past event  |  Jan 25 2019

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 has met semi-annually to discuss the...

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