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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 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...

Global Networks

Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) Spring 2016


Conference   |   past event  |  Apr 29 2016

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...

Institutions & Governance

Building Inclusive and Effective Institutions: A Research Matchmaking Workshop


Conference   |   past event  |  Apr 13 2016

Governments around the developing world are seeking new ways to create institutions that sustain inclusive economic growth and provide critical public services, including health care, judiciary, law enforcement, and education. However, despite efforts of governmental actors and their NGO partners,...

Transparency + Reproducibility Workshop


Seminar   |   past event  |  Mar 10 2016

This workshop aims to improve understanding of the current literature on challenges in the quality of social science research, and to teach the latest techniques for developing a reproducible workflow. The social science research community is increasingly emphasizing research transparency and...

Transparency

Transparency + Reproducibility Workshop


Seminar   |   past event  |  Mar 10 2016

This workshop aims to improve understanding of the current literature on challenges in the quality of social science research, and to teach the latest techniques for developing a reproducible workflow. The social science research community is increasingly emphasizing research transparency and...

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