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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...
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

April 8, 2016
The Washington Area Development Economics Symposium (WADES) is an annual research conference which highlights academic work from researchers at...
November 4, 2015
Duncan Green reflects on the future of international aid and presents some advance thinking on his forthcoming book, How Change Happens, (OUP October...
March 10, 2015
Is there a convincing instrumental variable to identify the causal effects of aid and growth? In his new paper, Sebastian Galiani and his coauthors...