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10 Years of


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  • Founded in 2005 as a joint initiative of German development economists, practitioners from the German Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) and its implementing agencies PEGNet has expanded rapidly over the last ten years and established itself as one of the top development networks of researchers and practitioners working on the poverty-equity-growth nexus.

    We will celebrate the PEGNet anniversary through a series of workshops, articles and panel discussions that reflect on the key lessons learned in the past decade.




Conference 2015

 PEGNet Poster 2015


  • The 10th Anniversary PEGNet Conference on “Transformation of Developing and Emerging Economies: Challenges and Opportunities for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth” took place on October 8 and 9 in Berlin.

    The papers, presentations and a selection of photos from this conference have all been uploaded on the conference website.


PEGNet Research


  • Kiel Policy Brief: 'Unhappily non-cooperative — Do development research and practice ignore each other?'
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  • PEGNet Survey on the status of cooperation between researchers and practitioners. Results and data are available here.

  Best Practice Award

  • This year the Best Practice Award was  awarded for the seventh time to the project 'Impact Evaluations of Access-to-Energy Interventions Supported by the Netherlands'. The PEGNet Team congratulates the winners on this achievement.


Other News


 News from       

The Chair of Development Economics of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics invites applications for a temporary teaching appointment for the course 'Growth and Development' which will be held in summer semester 2016. Further information about the requirements can be found here. The deadline for applications is the 15th December 2015.

Moreover, the Chair of Development Economics invites applications for one doctoral and one postdoctoral position in Development Economics. Further information about the ongoing research projects and requirements for application can be found here. The deadline for applications is the 15th December 2015.

 News from       

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Associate Research Fellow (ARF) for a two year, fixed term, renewable appointment for its Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD) and in collaboration with its Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division (PHND). More information about the job advertisment and the required qualifications are available here

 News from  GIZ logo

The GIZ's Sector Project "Employment Promotion in Development Cooperation" has published "Gudielines for an Employment and Labour Market Analysis (ELMA)". It provides a methodological and tried-and-tested tool for a comprehensive analysis of the labour market and employment situation. More information about the guidelines are available here



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PEGNet Activities
  • An article has been published in D+C that announces the special anniversary session titled 'What happened to pro-poor growth?' that will be held at the 2015 PEGNet Conference.
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  • Report on the panel on "Bridging the gap - designing effective cooperation between academia and practitioners for better results" that PEGNet chaired at the 2014 EADI General Conference that was held on June 23-26 in Bonn.

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PEGNet Member

PEGNet welcomes the - International Security and Development Center  (ISDC) as a new member.