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Building Performing Social Science Research Systems in Developing Countries

The importance of social sciences for sustainable development cannot be understated: in its applied version, social science research offers solutions and recommendations to inform concrete action 

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Promoting Research in Social Sciences in Peru

11-12 June, Peru. GDN presented the implications of the Doing Research program in Peru for Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo's (GRADE) international conference 'How to promote research in the social sciences in Peru?'.

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Research Agenda for Central Banks

Global Development Network, along with Banque de France organized a four-day seminar 'Research Agenda for Central Banks' from 4-7 June 2019, in Paris, France.

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Closing Program on Firm Level Quality and Productivity

20 February 2019 | In a half day event, the Global  Development Network will close its program on quality and improvement in the public and private sectors. The two-year research program documents the link between productivity increases at the firm level and managerial innovation such as Kaizen, a Japanese management approach.

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The Challenges of International Collective Action in a Changed Environment.

At a seminar jointly hosted by the Global Development Network and the National Council of Applied  Economic Research in India, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Senior Fellow Bruegel, spoke on "The Challenges of International Collective Action in a Changed Environment." 

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Doing Research Kick-off

On 20-21 December 2018, teams from national research institutions in Bolivia, Indonesia and Nigeria met for the first time in GDN's global office in New Delhi, to discuss emerging research -- including context analyses, stakeholder mapping and data collection -- to document the health of social science research systems in their respective countries.

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19th Global Development Conference

#K4SD asked how to strengthen the capacity of the current system of development research to meet new development challenges and facilitate sustainability.

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Knowledge to Action Lab: Impacts, Vulnerability & Adaptation to Climate Change

The #Knowledge2Action lab aimed to define a strategy and develop the tools to close the knowledge gaps in the HKH subregion and downstream countries in South and Southeast Asia

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EIB-GDN Impact Finance Workshop Cycle 2

European Investment Bank and Global Development Network will hold an eight days Impact Finance Workshop at EIB headquarters in Luxembourg from 22 to 29 October 2018 to induct ten fellows for cycle two of their project in Applied Development Finance.

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Session on Development Studies and Knowledge Production at World Social Science Forum

Global Development Network presented ‘Development Studies and Knowledge Production – Which Way? In Search of a Transdisciplinary and Transformative (Research) Agenda on Equality,' in a panel organized by the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, at the World Social Science Forum 2018 held from 25-28 September in Fukuoka, Japan.

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