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See below for information about upcoming and past CEGA events.

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.

Past Events

Institutions & Governance

Sharing Strategies, Sharing Solutions: A Policy Institute for Innovations in Public Services


Conference   |   past event  |  Aug 27 2018

Monday, August 27 10:00am Welcoming Remarks Ernesto Dal Bó, Phillips Girgich Professor of Business, Haas School of Business, UC-Berkeley 10:45am Brief Overview of the EDI Programme’s Approach to Policy Uptake Mark Henstridge, Chief Economist, Oxford Policy Management 11:00am...

Global Networks

7th Annual EASST Summit


Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 06 2018

CEGA's 7th Annual EASST Summit was held in Kampala on July 6, 2018 at the Fairway Hotel & Spa. The summit, hosted by the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) in partnership with Makerere University, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), and Busitema University provided a unique...

Rapid strides in machine learning have transformed the efficiency of public and private sector organizations alike; however, those working on poverty reduction have struggled to harness these cutting-edge technologies to improve outcomes for the poor. And while these technologies show...

Health & Psychology

Psychology and Economics of Poverty Convening 2018


Conference   |   past event  |  May 23 2018

CEGA’s Psychology and Economics of Poverty (PEP) Collaborative is excited to host its first annual convening on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at UC Berkeley. Researchers within the disciplines of psychology and economics are each making important strides to advance our understanding of the causes...

Global Networks

Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) Spring 2018 Meeting


Seminar   |   past event  |  May 18 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. It is co-led by Daniel Posner (Department of Political...

Global Networks

Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) Spring 2018 Meeting


Seminar   |   past event  |  May 18 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. It is co-led by Daniel Posner (Department of Political...

Transparency

Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) – Amsterdam


Training   |   past event  |  Apr 04 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....

Data & MeasurementOpportunity Lab

Revolutionizing Data for Public Good


Conference   |   past event  |  Mar 28 2018

Revolutionizing data for public good Unique new datasets are increasingly enabling breakthroughs in research on poverty and inequality. By generating granular, high-frequency data, technological tools have the potential to answer important questions about human behavior and affect positive...

Global Networks

Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) January 2018 Meeting


Seminar   |   past event  |  Jan 26 2018

We are pleased to send out a call for papers for a special international meeting of the Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) which will be held January 26-28, 2018 at New York University-Abu Dhabi. Call for papers/research designs We invite through this call papers and research...

Transparency

BITSS Annual Meeting 2017


Conference   |   past event  |  Dec 05 2017

The Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) will hold the 2017 BITSS Annual Meeting December 5-6 at Bancroft Hotel in Berkeley, CA! An initiative of the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), BITSS works to strengthen the quality of social science research...

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