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
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
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...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
This event will introduce policy makers, researchers, and practitioners to MicroZAMOD, a new tax-benefit microsimulation programme which has been developed under the UNU-WIDER SOUTHMOD project, in collaboration with Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 to Thursday, October 19, 2017
Many programs at both the national and regional levels aim to improve the livelihoods of the world’s poorest. Governments, researchers, donor agencies, and NGOs have turned to field experiments as an exciting tool to evaluate existing programs and answer key...
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 to Friday, October 06, 2017
Workingonsafety.net (WOS.net) is an international network of decision-makers, researchers and professionals responsible for the prevention of accidents and trauma at work.
The network aims to bring accident prevention experts together in order to facilitate...
Europe, Czech Republic
Monday, August 07, 2017 to Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Short on time, but interested in a particular topic around social protection?
Prefer to take an in-depth course together with renowned social
protection experts? Then our short courses will certainly be of interest
to you. We offer high-quality...