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Events

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Upcoming

August 27, 2019
Support for gender equality has increased globally, especially in cities. Why is this? And what does this subnational variation tell us about the drivers of social change?
September 4, 2019
For centuries Europe and Africa have been closely connected by history, languages and culture and benefited from geographical proximity. Moving forward, in an increasingly globalised and fast-...
September 22, 2019
Spending on health products tops $50 billion annually in just a subset of low- and middle-income countries. And a large share of health aid goes to the same use. But despite its importance for...
September 23, 2019
Humanitarian relief must involve, and be accountable to, the crisis-affected people it serves. Versions of this principle can be found in most foundational humanitarian documents, and it features...
December 4, 2019
Governments and donors are increasingly focused on the use of evidence in evaluating human development programs and setting policy priorities.  This master class will provide early career...

Past

June 17, 2019
Over the past two decades tremendous progress has been made to improve girls’ access to schooling. Data on learning similarly shows that gender...
March 4, 2019
How are beliefs about gender differences formed, and how do they affect children’s aspirations and academic performance? In this talk, Alex...
April 18, 2018
One-quarter of the world’s school-age children live in East Asia and the Pacific. In the past 50 years, some economies in the region have...
September 28, 2017
Can teacher quality explain the low learning levels observed in many African countries? Survey data spanning seven countries in sub-Saharan African...
June 15, 2017
RISE is a large scale, multi-country research programme developed to answer the question: “How can education systems be reformed to deliver...
June 14, 2017
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) in education that combine public finance to provide free or subsidized access to privately delivered education are...
December 2, 2016
How can we ensure that girls and boys living in conflict-affected regions have equitable access to quality education? We are delighted to announce...
April 8, 2016
The Washington Area Development Economics Symposium (WADES) is an annual research conference which highlights academic work from researchers at...

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