International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) Open Window 4 Grant Program

3ie invites proposals for impact evaluations of social and economic development interventions in low- and middle-income countries. Six to 10 awards of up to a total value of US$ 4 million will be made under the Open Window 4 grant programme.

Deadline for expressions of interest is 11:59 GMT, June 24, 2012. For more information: Click here to download the Request for Proposal.


The "PopDev" 2012 Call for Proposals

Up-to-date information about the Call for Proposals is available at


Third Call for Proposals to the Joint Global Health Trials

The MRC, Wellcome Trust, and DfID have launched their third call for proposals to the Joint Global Health Trials. They are particularly interested in more proposals led from institutions in low-income countries. For details and how to apply, visit the MRC website.


Save the Date: Seventh Annual PopPov Conference

The 7th Annual Research Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development will be held January 23 - 26, 2013 in Oslo, Norway. See the conference page for updates.


CGD Working Paper on Adolescent Fertility

The Center for Global Development has a new blog post and working paper on adolescent fertility. The working paper aggregates recent empirical evidence on the socioeconomic consequences of and programs to reduce teenage pregnancy in the developing world, finding that there is still limited experimentation in this area. Interventions to reduce adolescent fertility have had variable success, but programs that lower barriers to attending school or increase the opportunity cost of school absence are most consistently supported by the existing literature.

PopPov Researchers in 2012 PAA Sessions

Click here for a session schedule of work by PopPov researchers which was featured at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California from May 3 - 5, 2012.

For more information about PAA, please visit the website.


6th Annual PopPov Conference

The Sixth Annual PopPov Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development was held January 18-21, 2012, in Accra, Ghana.
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Fifth Annual PopPov Network Conference

The Fifth Annual PopPov Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development took place in Marseille, France, January 19 – 21, 2011. The Institut de Recherche pour le Développement and Agence Française de Développement hosted the 2011 meeting. More Info

Helena Choi Talks About PopPov

Helena Choi, Population Program Officer at the Hewlett Foundation, answers questions about the relationship between population and poverty, the PopPov Research Network, and how research can improve policy. 

PRB Leading the Hewlett Foundation's PopPov Initiative

"The PopPov network—with the support of the Hewlett Foundation and the British, Dutch, and Norwegian research councils—is laying the groundwork for new evidence that links population growth, reproductive health, and economic development," noted Jay Gribble, vice president of International Programs at PRB, and PopPov's project director. READ MORE