Global Poverty Research Lab


The Global Poverty Research Lab actively builds research infrastructure. This includes methodological work on survey design, data depository, electronic data collection tools, application development for staff management and behavior modification, and big data tools/servers.

Featured opportunities:

Call for Proposals: Research cluster in China

Northwestern faculty and doctoral students are invited to contribute to ongoing development research in China. Funding is available.

Call for Papers: EMCON

The Empirics and Methods in Economics Conference (EMCON) is a two-day student-run conference (Oct. 12-13, 2018) for PhD students interested in applied topics and empirical methods in economics. The conference offers students an excellent opportunity to present their work, exchange ideas with their peers and receive feedback from a discussant and a diverse audience.