Research projects in the Development Economics Programme include:
Private Enterprise Development in Low Income Countries
Private Enterprise Development in Low Income Countries (PEDL) is a joint research initiative of CEPR and the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The Scientific Coordinator is Christopher Woodruff, a DE Research Fellow based at Warwick University. PEDL will pursue, over the period 2011-6, a research agenda focusing on private-sector development in low-income countries. The total budget for the project is £15M.
Policy Design and Evaluation Research in Developing Countries
The DE Programme Area participates in Policy Design and Evaluation Research in Developing Countries (PODER), an Initial Training Network (ITN) launched in 2013. The network is led by DE Research Fellow Eliana La Ferrara