BRIEF

Seminars and Events


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.

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    Policy Research Talks

    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.
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    Microeconomics Seminar Series

    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.
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    Macroeconomics, Trade, and Finance Seminar Series

    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.
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    DIME Workshops

    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.
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    Kuala Lumpur Seminar Series

    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.
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    Conferences

    A collection of conferences organized by the World Bank's research department to promote the exchange of cutting-edge research among academics, policymakers, and development practitioners.