Monday, October 01, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018
Around the world, developing countries are increasingly recognising the value of social transfer programmes in reducing extreme poverty, with success stories in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI) and HelpAge...
Global, Asia, Thailand
Monday, September 10, 2018 to Friday, September 14, 2018
The purpose of this course is to provide a thorough introduction to EU social security law.
EU legal framework on social security law
General principles of EU social security coordination
Rules on determination of the legislation...
Monday, June 11, 2018 to Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Aalto University School of Business, University of Tampere and UNU-WIDER in collaboration with the Nordic Network in Development Economics will organize the next 17th Nordic Conference in Development Economics on 11-12 June 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.
Thursday, May 24, 2018 to Friday, May 25, 2018
This conference will enable practitioners of law specialising in social security to keep up-to-date with the most recent developments in legislation, jurisprudence and practice in this field.
Update on recent legislative and policy...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 to Thursday, March 15, 2018
Evaluating Social Programs is J-PAL’s flagship executive education course. The two-day course provides participants with an introduction to randomized evaluations and when they can be used strategically in program or policy evaluation. An optional third day...
Monday, February 26, 2018 to Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The conference seeks to bring together researchers, activists and practitioners to discuss new research findings and debate academic and policy issues related to Global Disability and Health. Participants will have the opportunity to attend lectures,...
Monday, January 29, 2018
Not only have all governments agreed to deliver full employment by 2030, but they have also committed to fast-tracking progress for the poorest and most marginalised.
The demographic bulge, a new understanding of the real rate of unemployment, and the scale...
Global, Europe, United Kingdom
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Nutrition-sensitive agriculture programs can improve nutrition outcomes for young children, however documentation of the extent of their effectiveness has been limited. Recent evidence from Burkina Faso published by IFPRI and Helen Keller International (HKI...
America, United States
Friday, December 08, 2017
The D2P2: Data. Decisions. Public Policy. Lectures feature leading academics and other experts who share knowledge derived from modern applied economics research to demonstrate how it can inform better public policy decision-making. Speakers will discuss...
America, United States
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
At the WIDER seminar on 29 November, Yoa Pan of Aalto University will present her work on successful social programmes in China. A social programme can achieve great success in one case but not in another, and the reason is far from clear. This paper tests a...