Employment and Violence in Fragile States: Evidence and insights from impact evaluations of employment programs

Employment and Violence in Fragile States: Evidence and insights from impact evaluations of employment programs

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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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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:00am

1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
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Employment and Violence in Fragile States: Evidence and insights from impact evaluations of employment programs

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.

Speakers
Eric Mvukiyehe, Economist

Eric Mvukiyehe is an Economist on the Development Impact Evaluation unit in the World Bank's Development Research Group, where he coordinates impact evaluations in the area of Fragility, and Conflict and Violence. His research focuses on evaluations of donors-supported programs in fragile countries, particularly in the areas of peace building and public sector reforms; democratization at the grassroots level; employment programs for vulnerable groups such as youth at risk and former combatants; and women empowerment, among others.

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Director of Research

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt is the Director of Research in the World Bank. After joining the Bank in 1989 as a Young Economist, she has held different positions, including Director of Development Policy, Chief Economist of Financial and Private Sector Development Network, and Senior Research Manager, doing research and advising on financial sector and private sector development issues.

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