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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 translate research evidence into effective policymaking.

Past Events

Global Networks

Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) Fall 2010

Training   |   past event  |  Dec 17 2010

The Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE - pronounced "wah-gah-pay") 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. Since 2002, the group has met...

2nd Annual CEGA Day:  Innovating for the Poor - New Directions in Financial Services and Labor Markets.  CEGA Faculty Affiliates presented their latest work on micro-insurance and savings, education, and human capital development to practitioners and graduate students. Agenda 10:30 am...

Agriculture

Agriculture for Development – Revisited

Conference   |   past event  |  Oct 01 2010

Agriculture for Development - Revisited took stock of the state of affairs in using agriculture for development three years after the release of the World Development Report (2008) on the same subject.  In the end, the revisit stresses the need for three categories of initiatives to turn...

Development Lunch Fall 2010

Seminar   |   past event  |  Aug 31 2010

The UC Berkeley Development Lunch Seminar was held each Tuesday, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, in Evans Hall. This year, it was co-sponsored by CEGA and the Department of Economics.  The seminar gave graduate students the opportunity to present their latest work and obtain feedback from both their peers...

Description This technical workshop, hosted by CEGA and the World Bank, offered training on impact evaluation methods and statistical analysis for the Rwanda School of Public Health team.  Lessons – which were both lecture and problem-based – were tailored to the team’s evaluation of the...

Health & Psychology

Impact Evaluation Designs for Male Circumcision

Training   |   past event  |  Jul 01 2010

Description This workshop focused on the use of male circumcision as an HIV prevention intervention.  It aimed to highlight lessons learn from other countries engaged in male circumcision scale-up, discuss cross-cutting operational issues, harmonize data collection, and develop rigorous impact...

Book Launch by Professor Pranab K. Bardhan

Seminar   |   past event  |  Apr 22 2010

The lecture was followed by a book sale/signing and a reception. The recent economic rise of China and India has attracted a great deal of attention--and justifiably so. Together, the two countries account for one-fifth of the global economy and are projected to represent a full third of the...

For current information about the Deworm the World Initiative and Dispensers for Safe Water program, visit their new home at Evidence Action. Treating children for parasitic worms costs just pennies per dose, and it keeps them healthy enough to stay in school. Now—based on ground-breaking...

The Pacific Conference on Development Economics (PacDev) was presented by the Bay Area Development Association, with sessions chaired by faculty from UC Berkeley, Stanford University, UC Davis, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, University of Southern California, University of San Francisco, St. Mary's...

African Studies Lecture: Markus Goldstein

Seminar   |   past event  |  Jan 29 2010

Global Networks

Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) Fall 2009

Conference   |   past event  |  Dec 11 2009

The Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE - pronounced "wah-gah-pay") 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. Since 2002, the group has met...

Fall 2009 Development Seminar

Seminar   |   past event  |  Aug 31 2009

The UC Berkeley Development Lunch Seminar is held once each week, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, in 597 Evans Hall. In 2009, it was co-sponsored by CEGA and the Department of Economics. The seminar gives graduate students the opportunity to present their latest work and obtain feedback from both their...

Agriculture

Workshop on Impact Assessment for Agricultural Development

Training   |   past event  |  May 30 2009

Description This one-day workshop in Mombasa, Kenya provided an introduction to impact assessment methods, including randomization, regression discontinuity, matching and propensity scores, and differences in differences. Participants There were more than 65 participants in the workshop, mostly...

CEGA partnered with the World Bank to host a workshop on impact evaluation of agriculture and community driven development in Addis Ababa,...

The 2009 Pacific Conference for Development Economics was presented by the Bay Area Development Association in coordination with faculty from UC Davis, UC Berkeley, Stanford University, University of San Francisco, University of Southern California, UC San Diego, Saint Mary's College, Santa Clara...

Health & Psychology

Cross-Country Workshop on Impact Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programs in Africa

Training   |   past event  |  Mar 09 2009

CEGA collaborated with the World Bank's Africa Region, Human Sciences Research Council,Republic of South Africa, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to host this multi-country HIV/AIDS Impact Evaluation workshop. Held in Cape Town, South Africa, March 9-13, the workshop sought to: build...

Health & Psychology

Workshop on Impact Assessment in Public Health

Training   |   past event  |  Feb 12 2009

This three day workshop included an introduction to the theory and the basics of impact assessment (experimental design, basic statistics, causal inference) as well as analysis of experiments (randomization, differences in different, discontinuity of the regression, the matching score propensity)...

Global Networks

Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) Fall 2008

Conference   |   past event  |  Dec 05 2008

The Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE - pronounced "wah-gah-pay") 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. Since 2002, the group has met...

Oct 13, 2008 Rm 250 Goldman School of Public Policy 2607 Hearst Ave., UC Berkeley A Discussion on Leadership, Maasai Culture, and Life in Rural Kenya. Topics: Leadership in a changing world Balancing age-old Maasai traditions in a modern context State of education in rural Kenyan...

Health & Psychology

Health Impact Evaluation Workshop

Training   |   past event  |  Jul 17 2008

The curriculum for the workshop featured a strong problem-solving component, with group exercises designed to reinforce concepts delivered through lectures and case studies. At the end of the three-day training, participants formed four small teams that each designed an evaluation for a...

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