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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

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....

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...

Global Networks

BRAC-CEGA Research Matchmaking


Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 04 2018

The Research Matchmaking Conference on July 4-5, 2018 in Kampala, Uganda focused on fostering collaboration between BRAC and CEGA researchers. The conference featured presentations from BRAC and CEGA researchers on recently completed studies, such as Impact Evaluation of Targeting the Ultra Poor...

Global Networks

BRAC-CEGA Impact Evaluation Workshop


Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 03 2018

This workshop, led by CEGA affiliates and EASST and BRAC fellows on July 3, 2018 in Kampala, Uganda, provided an opportunity for BRAC research and program staff to learn more about how to generate rigorous research. The workshop included presentations on casual inference and impact evaluation...

Refugees and Migration Convening 2018


Conference   |   past event  |  Jun 26 2018

Humanitarian crises in Syria, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Venezuela, and other countries have resulted in an explosion of migration around the world, with several million refugees crossing borders in just the last year. There are also persistent flows of economic and climate migrants, many from and...

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...

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