G²LM|LIC , IZA – Institute of Labor Economics, BIGD, BRAC, LSE, and STICERD, are jointly organizing an event to discuss the impact of the pandemic on the 2007 cohort of beneficiaries of BRAC’s Ultra-Poor Graduation (UPG) program in rural areas of Bangladesh, research by BIGD and LSE, 2021, in the context of the research on the long-term results of UPG on November 10th, 2021, from 12:30 to 2pm (GMT+1) at the British Academy in London. The pandemic restricts the prospect of attending the event in person, but it gives us the opportunity to invite you to attend the hybrid event remotely through Zoom Webinar.
- Oriana Bandiera, Sir Anthony Atkinson Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, and a fellow of the British Academy, the Econometric Society, CEPR, BREAD and IZA. She is co-editor of Econometrica, vice-president of the European Economic Association, and director of the Gender, Growth and Labour Markets in Low-Income Countries (G²LM|LIC) program.
- Imran Matin, Executive Director, BIGD, and visiting Fellow of the Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Country Director of the International Growth Centre (IGC) in Bangladesh.