Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue (Cornell) and Gervais Beninguisse (IFORD) recently participated in the Conférence Internationale et Symposium National sur le Dividende Démographique en Afrique.
PopPov wishes to congratulate our partners, the African Economic Research Consortium, on celebrating 25 years of excellence in capacity building and economic research. Read more here.
The South African Presidency recently awarded SALDRU the contract for the implementation of the fourth wave of the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS). NIDS is a panel study of approximately 28,000 individuals who are tracked over time in order to aid our understanding of the changing circumstances of South Africans. SALDRU has been the implementation agency for this survey since its inception in 2008.
Kathleen Beegle, Ben D'Exelle, Claus Portner, and Joshua Wilde recently participated in the CSAE Conference on Economic Development in Africa.
Murray Leibbrandt co-authored "Educational Inheritance and the Distribution of Occupations: Evidence from South Africa," available in the Review of Income and Wealth.
"Tip of the Iceberg: Reporting and Gender-Based Violence in Developing Countries," co-authored by Amber Peterman, was published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Click here for details.
The latest publications from David Canning:
- Non-parametric estimation of data dimensionality prior to data compression: The case of the human development index. (2013) Journal of Applied Statistics 40 (9) PP. 1853 - 1863
- Is human development multidimensional? (2013) Journal of International Development 25 (4) PP. 445 - 455
- Axiomatic foundations for cost-effectiveness analysis. (2013) Health Economics (United Kingdom) 22 (12) PP. 1405 - 1416
David Lam will serve as a discussant during the Migration session of the Economic Demography Workshop taking place at PAA 2014 in Boston.