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Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a Research Associate

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a Research Associate – Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption (Kampala, Uganda) Innovations for Poverty Action seeks a qualified Research Associate to monitor the implementation of the Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption (TAAC) component of the NUSAF2 program in northern Uganda, carry out qualitative follow-ups with participants, and support the survey design […]

The Institute of Development Studies is seeking new research fellows

The Institute of Development Studies is seeking to appoint new Research Fellows. As IDS approaches its 50th Anniversary under the leadership of a new Director, Professor Melissa Leach, IDS is also embarking on an exciting new strategic research agenda focusing on reducing inequality, accelerating environmental sustainability and building inclusive and secure societies. We are seeking […]

Vacancy: Senior Research Fellow – Institute for Economics and Peace

The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) is a non-profit research organisation dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of human well-being and progress. Rated in 2014 as one of the world’s most impactful think tanks with a budget under $5 million and a think tank to […]

Vacancy: PhD Candidate ‘Determinants of Ethnic Conflict Escalation’

Nijmegen School of Management Vacancy number: 27.05.14 Application deadline: 27 April 2014 Responsibilities As a PhD researcher you will contribute to the faculty-supported research project on micro and macro-level determinants of conflict escalation in a globalizing world. This project is developing a quantitative model for conflict analysis that goes down to the level of ethnically […]

3rd Summer school of the Households in Conflict Network: Impact Evaluation in Conflict-Affected Countries in Bujumbura, July 20-27 , 2014

In academia as well as among international organisations, NGOs and consultancy companies, the evaluation of the impact of peace, security, humanitarian and development programs in countries affected by violent conflict is high on the agenda. Scientists have developed sophisticated methods to design robust evaluations and attribute causality to the programs. At the same time, local […]

3ie-SIPRI Seminar: Impact evaluations of humanitarian interventions: methods and practice

Date: 20 March, 5:30 to 7:00 pm Venue: Manson Theatre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT UK Speakers: Dr. Tilman Bruck, Director, Stockholm Peace Research Institute & Dr. Jyotsna Puri, Deputy Executive Director and Head of Evaluation, 3ie Humanitarian crises are complex situations where the demand for aid far […]

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) seeks a Programme Director to lead its Armed Conflict Programme.

Programme Director, Armed Conflict Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) seeks a Programme Director to lead its Armed Conflict Programme. Established in 1966, SIPRI is dedicated to independent research into peace, conflict and security and is known worldwide for its flagship publication, the SIPRI Yearbook, and its databases. SIPRI is based in Stockholm with presences […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: 14th Jan Tinbergen Conference (June 2013, 23-25, Den Haag)

The 14th Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference, annual meeting of NEPS, will be held on 23rd -25th June 2014 in the Hague at the International Institute of Social Studies, Kortenaerkade 2518, Den Haag, The Netherlands. Presentations that address any issue relating to peace and security broadly defined are welcome. As in the past, the […]

Patricia Justino, Tilman Brück and Philip Verwimp, HiCN co-directors, have edited a new book titled A Micro-Level Perspective on the Dynamics of Conflict, Violence, and Development. You can order a copy now.

Patricia Justino, Tilman Brück and Philip Verwimp, HiCN co-directors, have edited a new book titled A Micro-Level Perspective on the Dynamics of Conflict, Violence, and Development This volume presents an innovative new analytical framework for understanding the dynamics of violent conflict and its impact on people and communities living in contexts of violence. Bringing together […]

HiCN affiliate conducts opinion data collection in Syria

In August 2013 HiCN affiliate Vera Mironova together with her co-author Sam Whitt began to track public opinion from inside the Syrian civil war, focusing on Syrian civilians and Free Syrian Army (FSA) soldiers on the frontlines of Aleppo and Idlib. They conducted behavior games, survey interviews and survey experiments with civilians and FSA soldiers […]

Vacancy: Programme Director, SIPRI Arms Transfers Programme

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), a leading think tank dedicated to independent research into peace, conflict and security, is recruiting a Programme Director to lead its Arms Transfers Programme. Monitoring and analysing international arms transfers has always been at the core of SIPRI’s research agenda. The Arms Transfers Programme also conducts policy-relevant research and […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: Joint Workshop of TAMNEAC, Universidad de los Andes and Universidad EAFIT on the Economic Analysis of Conflict

Training and Mobility Network for the Economic Analysis of Conflict (TAMNEAC), Universidad de los Andes and Universidad EAFIT are jointly organising a workshop on the Economic Analysis of Conflict in Central and South America. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together cutting edge empirical and theoretical economic research on the nature, causes and […]

Advertisement for research fellow position at the Institute of Development Studies

Research Fellow – Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction Team The quantitative analysis of poverty and inequality (Ref 597) The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a leading global charity for research, teaching and information on international development, based at the University of Sussex in Brighton. The Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction (VPR) Team at IDS is seeking […]

Announcement of the 2014 Isaac Roet Prize competition, an international competition about the promotion of world peace through economic interaction.

The Isaac Roet Prize is an international competition about the promotion of world peace through economic interaction. Students from all economic faculties at universities around the globe are invited to participate and to submit a business plan for “An extraordinary venture to engage youth to foster a world free of nuclear arms”. More information can […]

Book Launch – Peasants in Power: The Political Economy of Development and Genocide in Rwanda

Peasants in Power: The Political Economy of Development and Genocide in Rwanda HiCN is pleased to announce the launch of the new book: Peasants in Power: The Political Economy of Development and Genocide in Rwanda by Philip Verwimp Co-Director, Households in Conflict Network) This book shows how Rwanda’s development model and the organisation of genocide […]

9th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network “The Economics of Genocide, Mass Murder and other Atrocities” – 21-22 of November 2013

The 9th annual workshop of the Households in Conflict Network will take place on the 21-22 of November 2013 at the University of California Berkeley. We invite empirical papers who increase our understanding of the phenomenon of genocide and mass murder. Political economy and theoretical contributions will also be considered. Papers which illuminate the behaviour […]

Early Stage Researchers position (PhD students) in Development Economics

There is a job position at the Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) in Barcelona, Spain, within the framework of the TAMNEAC Project (Training and Mobility Network for the Economic Analysis of Conflict) funded by the Marie Curie Initial Training Networks, which comprises 8 partners across Europe and globally. The project analyses the drivers, forms and social […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: Joint Workshop on the Economic Analysis of Conflict in Central, South and South East Asia. New Delhi – March 2013

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Training and Mobility Network for the Economic Analysis of Conflict (TAMNEAC) and the Households in Conflict Network (HiCN) are jointly organising the workshop on the Economic Analysis of Conflict in Central, South and Southeast Asia. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together cutting edge empirical and […]

Announcement: HiCN Co-Director Prof. Tilman Brück appointed Director, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

We are pleased to announce that Professor Dr Tilman Brück , co-Director of the Households in Conflict Network has been appointed as the Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Professor Brück assumed his post on 1 January 2013. SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control […]