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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

On November 3rd and 4th, 2016, the Applied Research Programme on Energy and Economic Growth (EEG) (led by Oxford Policy Management in partnership with CEGA and the Energy Insitute @ Haas, with funding from the UK Government through UK Aid) hosted a Research & Matchmaking Conference in...

On Thursday, October 13th the DIME Group of the World Bank and CEGA co-hosted a workshop at UC Berkeley, on new technologies to monitor performance of infrastructure investments in the developing world. The workshop served as a forum for DIME staff and researchers to explore the use of sensor...

Energy and Economic Growth: South Asia Policy Workshop


Conference   |   past event  |  Sep 26 2016

Energy and Economic Growth (EEG) is an applied research program led by Oxford Policy Management (OPM) in partnership with CEGA and the Energy Institute @ Haas. The program is funded by the UK Government through UK Aid. On September 28th, 2016, EEG hosted a South Asia policy workshop in...

The Development Impact Lab (DIL), funded by USAID, builds scale into the design of new technologies for global development. Yet the precise barriers to scale are often ill-defined at the outset-- and there are few generalized mechanisms for scaling evidence-based innovations in emerging...

On September 23, 2016 the Center for Effective Global Action and the Initiative for Behavioral Economics and Finance will host the 3rd annual Behavioral Economics & Global Health conference. The meeting brings together leading academics and practitioners from economics, psychology,...

Energy and Economic Growth (EEG) is a new applied research program led Oxford Policy Management (OPM) in partnership with CEGA and the Energy Institute @ Haas. The program is funded by the UK Government through UK Aid. On July 14th, EEG hosted a Sub-Saharan policy workshop in Dar es Salaam,...

Global Networks

5th Annual EASST Summit


Conference   |   past event  |  Jul 12 2016

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) and the East African Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative, in partnership with the World Bank Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) and the University of Dar es Salaam, will host the 2016 East Africa Evidence Summit, to be held July...

This one-day workshop brought together researchers, World Bank operations staff, and public and private sector partners to share new evidence on financial inclusion in emerging markets and to discuss opportunities for increasing the adoption and sustained use of well-designed financial...

Led by the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS), this workshop provides participants with an overview of cutting-edge mechanisms for transparent and reproducible social science. The curriculum is taught by academic leaders in the transparency movement, and there will...

Financial Inclusion

Evidence to Action 2016: FinTech for Global Development


Conference   |   past event  |  May 09 2016

Technology is transforming the way people save, borrow, and make payments in emerging markets. On May 9th, 2016, Evidence to Action: Fintech for Global Development showcased the work that CEGA affiliates and their partners are doing to assess the role of financial technology (or "FinTech") in...

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