Additional Trainings and Lectures
Dr. Atif Mian delivers a lecture on The Source of Global Financial Crisis
CERP board member Dr. Atif Mian from Princeton University delivered a lecture on “The Source of Global Financial Crisis and a Way Forward” at Government College University. For more details and slides from the lecture visit this page.
CERP-CLEAR Presents at the Lahore School of Economics
On December 2, Nadia Hasham (Project Coordinator- Governance) spoke at the Lahore School of Economics as part of their faculty training workshop. The lecture was about designing, conducting, and analyzing results from behavioral games in lab and field settings.
CERP-CLEAR Lecture at the Civil Services Academy, Lahore
CERP board member Dr. Adnan Qadir Khan (London School of Economics) delivered a lecture on December 18 to over 200 civil servants at the Civil Services Academy of Pakistan. This lecture was part of the academy’s Common Training Program (CTP) and provided an introduction to evaluation methods. Dr. Adnan used examples from education and civil service reform, giving the audience both a local and an international perspective to evidence-based policy formulation.
CERP CLEAR training at Punjab Skills Development Fund
On November 26th and 27th, CERP CLEAR organized a training at the Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) office at Lahore. PSDF is a partner for CERP’s Punjab Economic Opportunities Program which works towards skills development in rural Punjab. The training covered advanced excel skills used in research and was conducted with the support of Lahore University of Management Sciences.
CERP-CLEAR lecture at National Commission for Human Development training
On September 24, CERP Associate Director Gemma Stevenson was invited to speak at the “Program Implementation Training for District Management and Program Officials” of National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) Punjab that took place in Lahore. NCHD is a partner for CERP’s Microbe Literacy Project which investigates hygiene and sanitation behaviour among women in Pakistan. CERP’s lecture at the training focused on the role of research in achieving development outcomes and an introduction to evaluation methods employed by CERP for its research projects. Obeid Rehman, Research Associate at CERP, demonstrated these methods further by expanding on CERP’s Tax project. The lecture ended with a discussion on future opportunities for collaboration with NCHD.
CERP-CLEAR workshop on Smart Policy Design
Part of the Mid Career Management Course (MCMC) at the National Institute of Management (NIM), this two day workshop aimed to introduce smart policy designs to policy makers and bureaucrats.The participants included 18-19 grade civil servants. The workshop took the participants through why they need such policy design frameworks, what methods are commonly applied in the field, and actual policy interventions in Pakistan being conducted in partnership with the government. Pictures from the workshop can be found here.