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Tax and Development Short Course

26 Jan 2015 until 29 Jan 2015

This 4 day course will guide researchers, academics, tax administrators and other practitioners through the main issues and trends on taxation in developing countries while providing an opportunity for networking, sharing ideas and information on participants' work and future plans in the area of taxation.  

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Impact Evaluation Design - Short Course

20 Apr 2015 until 24 Apr 2015

This 5-day course on Impact Evaluation Design will provide researchers, project managers and practitioners with the necessary methodology and practical knowledge to meet the growing demand for rigorous evaluation of development programmes. The course leader is Dr Edoardo Masset.

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Social Protection: policies, programmes and evidence - short course 2015

06 Jul 2015 until 09 Jul 2015

This course is open to a wide audience of policy makers, practitioners, researchers and project managers who are already or will be working in the area of social protection. The course aims to provide a platform for strengthening conceptual grounding and for engagement in critical debate about knowledge, practice and evidence on social protection.

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Human Security in Latvia

03 Dec 2014

This Members Seminar will feature presentations on recent empirical work and policy applications by Mara Simane, and Professor Zaneta Ozolina. The two presentations will be followed with comments by Professor Sir Richard Jolly in his capacity as expert on human development and human security, and Gabriele Köhler, former UN Resident Coordinator in Latvia.

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Why Greater Equality is a Key to Sustainability

27 Nov 2014

This Sussex Development Lecture will be given by Richard Wilkinson, co author of the Spirit Level.

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Governance and Development: Working with the Grain

24 Nov 2014

Dr. Brian Levy will discuss his most recent book, “Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies” which draws on both innovative scholarship and his quarter century experience at the World Bank to lay out an alternative.

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Prosperity and Development: a discussion on linked futures

20 Nov 2014 Watch/Listen Again

In this Sussex Development Lecture, Henrietta Moore looks at the urgent need to redefine prosperity and along the way change the way we talk about development.

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Designing an Impact Evaluation for a Mobile Phone Application for Nutrition Service Delivery in Indonesia

20 Nov 2014

This seminar will highlight recent findings on mobile phone application for nutrition service delivery in Indonesia. It will explain that at the core any project there is a need understand the context of where projects are being implemented and propose a design of how to develop an evaluation approach that takes into consideration the context. 

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Putting Impact Evaluation in its place: what it does, when it helps, and what risks it carries

19 Nov 2014

In this Centre for Development Impact seminar, we will discuss why we may need Impact Assessment and the associated risks that need to be managed. We will then invite an open discussion about how best to put Impact Evaluation in its place.

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Realist Evaluation Workshop

18 Nov 2014 Watch/Listen Again

The focus of this one-day workshop was to build practical skills to conduct a realist evaluation for international development projects and programmes.

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Calamity, Conflict and Cash Transfers: How Violence Affects Access to Aid in Pakistan

17 Nov 2014

In the third Conflict, Violence and Development Seminar this term, Yashodhan Ghorpade presents his paper which examines how conflict affects households’ access to aid programmes in the aftermath of the massive 2010 floods in Pakistan.

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Geography is not Destiny and History need not Repeat: Trade Politics and State Development in the Global South

14 Nov 2014

A comparative historical analysis of the two agrarian societies that inhabit the tropical island of Hispaniola reveals how exogenous changes in exposure to international trade can lead to corresponding changes in institutional quality.

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Warm glow or reality check? Assessing theories of change behind pro-poor business and livelihood development finance

14 Nov 2014

This seminar reflects on the methodological and political enonomy problems of assessing theories of change behind pro-poor business and livelihood development finance. 

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