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The Global Poverty Research Lab hosts several events each year. Our signature events include:

Development Rookiefest

Rookiefest features promising doctoral students in development economics presenting their job talk paper to an audience of faculty and scholars from the Chicagoland and greater Midwest area.  This event is invite only. Visit last year's event site for more information. 

Methods & Measurement Meeting

This is an annual meeting for researchers interested in methodological and measurement work related to Innovation for Poverty Action’s Research Methods Initiative’s Themes.

Researcher Gathering on Financial Inclusion and Social Protection

Co-hosted by the Global Poverty Research Lab (GPRL) and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), this gathering provides a forum to present and discuss early-stage results and recent working papers on financial inclusion and social protection research from the United States and abroad, including new work on household finance, consumer protection, savings and payments, women’s financial inclusion, social safety nets, cash transfers, labor market programs, youth employment, livelihood development, and targeting.  Registration is required. Email for more information.

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Global Poverty Research Lab
601 University Place |  Scott Hall |  Evanston, IL 60208