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The role played by education in furthering growth and sustainable development can hardly be disputed. Access to basic education is a human right and education also constitutes an important component of human development as well as of multidimensional approaches to measure poverty.
The conference will seek to provide answers to the following questions, amongst others: In particular, but not exclusively, we invite contributions (papers and presentations of projects) that provide solutions to the following challenges and questions: - What measures of inequality are more...
The plenary sessions will address the challenges and opportunities that accompany regional integration in Sub-Saharan Africa while the parallel sessions will cover a range of themes in development economics that include but are not restricted to regional integration.
PEGNet will use the occasion of its tenth anniversary to discuss the design of the necessary transformation and structural changes of developing and emerging economies towards inclusive and sustainable growth within the context of the Post-2015 Agenda. The plenary sessions will focus...
We are looking for empirical and theoretical contributions that offer concrete policy recommendations in any of the three broad areas: 1. Effects of environmental-oriented policies on poverty 2. Effects of poverty-oriented policies on the environment 3. Environmentally sustainable and socially...
We are looking for original empirical and theoretical contributions that have implications for concrete policy recommendations in any of the four broad areas outlined below: 1. The necessity of a new global development agenda. 2. The content and purpose of a new global development agenda. 3....
The central theme of the conference will be the consequences of and the lessons to be learnt from the economic and political rise of new global actors, including countries like China and India. The resulting power shifts and the strengthening of interactions between developing countries have...
This conference sets about finding policies that reduce vulnerabilities of the poor to shocks, sustain the socioeconomic balance and promote development that is equitable in times of growth and crisis alike. We are interested in high-quality papers as well as innovative projects, including...
CONFERENCE THEME The Pro-Poor-Growth literature has provided important insights into the relationship between poverty, growth and inequality. We are interested in papers that help policy makers under-stand why poverty persists and how to increase the participation of poor households in growth...
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