Latest News from PEDL

2nd Special Call for PhD Students, Deadline: 19 May 2014 - CLOSED

The 2nd Special Call for Exploratory Research Grant proposals from PhD students under the PEDL initiative is now closed. Proposals for the 2nd Special Call must have been submitted by May 19th, 2014.

Winners of the 13th ERG round have been announced!

The 13th ERG Call for Proposals closed on 31 January 2014. The winners were announced at the end of March and the projects have now all started. See the three awarded projects below:

    Video interviews from the December 2013 conference on Firms and Development in London

    On December 12-13, PEDL hosted a conference on ‘firms and development’ jointly with the IPA SME Initiative. Many ERG and MRG grantees attended and presented their projects - whether they have reached completion and produced papers or their studies are in the early stages. The conference took place at the British Academy in London.

    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.