The World Bank’s research department hosts dozens of seminars, talks, and conferences every year that bring together thought leaders, policy makers, and practitioners on a broad range of development issues.
The Policy Research Talks showcase the latest findings of the research department and their implications for World Bank operations. The monthly event facilitates a dialogue between researchers and operational staff, so that we can challenge and contribute to the World Bank's intellectual climate and re-examine conventional wisdom in current development theories and practices.
The Microeconomics Seminar Series is a weekly series hosted by the World Bank's research department. The series invites leading researchers in applied microeconomics from the fields of poverty, human development and public service delivery, agriculture and rural development, political economy, behavioral economics, private sector development, and a range of other fields to present the results of their most recent research in a seminar format.
The Macro, Trade, and Finance Seminar Series is a weekly series hosted by the World Bank's research department. The series invites leading researchers from the fields of macroeconomics, growth, trade, international integration, and finance to present the results of their most recent research in a seminar format.
The DIME team organizes cross country workshops to support the design of program specific impact evaluations and to collect and analyze data. They also support in-country capacity building through formal trainings and a learning-by-doing approach.
The DIME Seminar Series is hosted by the Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) under the World Bank's research department. The series invites leading researchers to present their research findings to increase the use of impact evaluation in the design and implementation of public policy and increase institutional capacity and motivation for evidence-based policy.
The Kuala Lumpur Seminar Series is hosted by the World Bank's research department based in the World Bank Malaysia office. The series invites leading researchers in development economics and public policy to present their recent work in an academic-style seminar format.
The Development Research Group is the World Bank's principal research department. With its cross-cutting expertise on a broad range of topics and countries, the department is one of the most influential centers of development research in the world.