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Markus Goldstein

Markus Goldstein

Markus Goldstein is a development economist with experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, and South Asia. He is currently the Gender Practice Leader in the Africa Region and a Lead Economist in the Research Group of the World Bank. His current research centers on issues of gender and economic activity, focusing on agriculture and small scale enterprises. He is currently involved in a number of impact evaluations on these topics across Africa. Markus has taught at the London School of Economics, the University of Ghana, Legon, and Georgetown University. He holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

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IDRC-PEP-IAFFE panel – Markus Goldstein reflects on women’s economic empowerment

Markus Goldstein reflects on “Women’s economic empowerment: opportunities, challenges and policy implications”, during a joint-panel discussion co-organized by IDRC, IAFFE and PEP on May 10, 2013, in Cape Town, South Africa. Find out more about the event here: http://www.pep-net.org/news/news/article/idrc_pep_iaffe_joint_panel_discussion_to_assess_progress_and_challenges_related_to_womens_economic/

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IDRC-PEP-IAFFE panel – Markus Goldstein reflects on women’s economic empowerment

Markus Goldstein reflects on "Women’s economic empowerment: opportunities, challenges and policy implications", during a joint-panel discussion co-organized by IDRC, IAFFE and PEP on May 10, 2013, in Cape Town, South Africa. Find out more about the event here: http://www.pep-net.org/news/news/article/idrc_pep_iaffe_joint_panel_discussion_to_assess_progress_and_challenges_related_to_womens_economic/

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Markus Goldstein (World Bank) on adolescent girls’ empowerment in Uganda | GYEOC 2012

During the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference, Markus Goldstein, Senior Economist at the World Bank, spoke with Microlinks about a World Bank and BRAC adolescent girls empowerment project in Uganda. Goldstein highlights the promising results from rigorous impact evaluations and talks about the obligation to develop better evidence about what programs work. The conference was …

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Markus Goldstein (World Bank) on adolescent girls’ empowerment in Uganda | GYEOC 2012

During the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference, Markus Goldstein, Senior Economist at the World Bank, spoke with Microlinks about a World Bank and BRAC adolescent girls empowerment project in Uganda. Goldstein highlights the promising results from rigorous impact evaluations and talks about the obligation to develop better evidence about what programs work. The conference was held in Washington, DC on September 11-13, 2012. Learn more: http://ow.ly/eaedT

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