Latest News from PEDL

Development Meets Organizational Economics, NBER, May 2013

This workshop brought together organizational economists and development economists to discuss productivity within and between firms (such as in supply chains) in low-income economies. The workshop was part presentations and part brainstorming. Most of the presentations distilled frameworks from organizational economics that have proven useful in studying productivity within and between firms in high-income economies—such as formal and relational contracting, as well as information, communication and decision-making within firms.

First Special Call for PhD students: profile pages now available

Our first Special Call for Exploratory Grant Proposals from PhD students, which closed in July 2013, received just under 50 applications. The average quality was very high. 10 proposals were selected for funding. You can now view their project profile pages by clicking on the links below:

13th Call for ERG Proposals, Deadline: 31 January 2014 - CLOSED

The 13th Round of the Exploratory Research Grants under the PEDL initiative is now closed. Proposals for the 13th call must have been submitted by January 31st, 2014.

Major Research Grants: 3rd Call for Proposals will open soon

The third call for Major Grants on Private Enterprise Development in Low-income countries will open soon. We expect that it will run from late November 2013 to early February 2014.

PEDL Newsletter - First Edition

Read about our research highlights and events in the first PEDL newsletter.

The 12th Call for Exploratory Research Grants is now open

You can now apply for an Exploratory Research Grant under the PEDL initiative. The deadline for the 12th call is 30th November 2013.

11th Call for Exploratory Research Grants is now closed

The applications are now being reviewed. Applicants will be notified about the outcome via the email addresses provided.

10th Call for Exploratory Research Grants is now closed

The applications are now being reviewed. Applicants will be notified about the outcome via the email addresses provided.

Special Call for PhD Students is now closed

The Special Exploratory Research Grant Call for PhD students is now closed.

The call has attracted high levels of interest, which will allow the PEDL Team to choose from a number of excellent proposals. The results of the call are expected to be announced in autumn.

No further special calls are currently scheduled to be issued. For information on future calls, please periodically check the Special Grants Call Page.

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