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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

Data & Measurement

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


Conference   |   Mar 27 2019   09:00 - 17:00

The share of the extreme poor living in areas affected by fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV) 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,...

Health & Psychology

Psychology and Economics of Poverty Convening 2019


Conference   |   May 17 2019   10:30 - 05:00

CEGA’s Psychology and Economics of Poverty (PEP) Collaborative is excited to host its second annual convening on Friday, May 17th, 2019 at UC Berkeley. We invite faculty and graduate students from the disciplines of psychology and economics to share research that advances our understanding of...

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) and the Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab) are excited to host the 2019 Symposium on Economic Experiments in Developing Countries (SEEDEC) at UC Berkeley on Thursday, May 30th and Friday, May 31st. SEEDEC, now in its eighth year, brings...

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...


Past Events

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...

Transparency

BITSS Annual Meeting 2018


Conference   |   past event  |  Dec 10 2018

BITSS held its seventh Annual Meeting on December 10, 2018 at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, California. The event brings together leaders from academia, scholarly publishing, and policy to share knowledge and discuss the evolving movement toward research transparency and efforts to...

Global Networks

Working Group in African Political Economy Fall 2018 Regional Meeting


Conference   |   past event  |  Dec 07 2018

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...

Data & Measurement

Geospatial Analysis for International Development (Geo4Dev) 2018


Conference   |   past event  |  Nov 15 2018

The 2nd Annual Symposium on Geospatial Analysis for International Development (Geo4Dev) will focus on geospatial research that addresses climate- and conflict-driven migration and humanitarian response. This includes observation and modeling of migration and human settlement patterns (in response...

CEGA Research Retreat (R^2) 2018


Conference   |   past event  |  Nov 02 2018

The CEGA Research Retreat (R^2) is an annual gathering of invited faculty, staff and students from multiple CEGA campuses with a shared interest in impact evaluation. The purpose of R^2, which features presentations by CEGA-affiliated researchers and their collaborators, is to generate feedback for...

Work & Education

Evidence to Action 2018: The Reality & Future of Work


Conference   |   past event  |  Nov 01 2018

The contours of work are radically changing. Innovations in policy and technology promise to generate new pathways out of poverty through improved access to information, infrastructure, capital, and markets. At the same time, rapid innovation has led to growing inequality and uncertainty for some...

Recent threats to the Paris Climate Accord have added new urgency to global efforts to address climate change. Stronger coordination between the policy and research communities is urgently needed to promote economic development while minimizing further damage to the environment. “Building the...

Groundswell: Preparing for Internal Climate Migration


Conference   |   past event  |  Sep 12 2018

This Global Climate Action Summit event discussed the findings of the World Bank’s flagship report Groundswell: Preparing for Internal Climate Migration and its implications for inclusive and climate-resilient urban development. According to the report, by 2050, more than 143 million people in...

Transparency

Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) – Los Angeles


Training   |   past event  |  Sep 05 2018

RT2 provides participants with an overview of tools and best practices for transparent and reproducible social science research. The curriculum is developed and delivered by academic leaders in the open science movement and there is space for collaborative work and hands-on skill building....

Transparency

Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) – Los Angeles


Training   |   past event  |  Sep 05 2018

RT2 provides participants with an overview of tools and best practices for transparent and reproducible social science research. The curriculum is developed and delivered by academic leaders in the open science movement and there is space for collaborative work and hands-on skill building....

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