Brown University

For The BREAD Development Economics Research Network's Activities On Population/reproductive Health

The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) is comprised of renowned economists working on population, poverty, and global development issues. Hewlett Foundation funds would enable African scholars to participate in the full range of BREAD’s activities, making it possible to include young faculty members and senior scientists in discussions of research, policy, and program improvements aimed at the developing world. In each year of the grant, two conferences will be organized, at which innovative research in the economics of population and global development will be presented and discussed. Select African scholars will also have the opportunity to collaborate with one or more BREAD members during extended visits to develop their research and analytical skills.
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for support of the Information Futures Lab  
Founded in 2022, the Information Futures Lab is a university hub dedicated to improving local information ecosystems and support people in effectively accessing, creating, and making sense of information that is crucial to their well-being. Students and researchers at the lab build the expertise and capacity of organizations and community leaders that are sources of trustworthy information for the public. Together, they map information needs, identify relevant information challenges, and fuel community-led solution design and testing to build healthy and resilient information ecosystems on the ground.
for a joint program on the New Generators of Inequality: Asset Managers and Private Equity  
The Rhodes Center and the Stone Inequality Initiative, both housed at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, will partner with the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne to build a postdoctoral research program focused on the topic of asset management and private equity as a new structure of inequality. The Max Planck Institute is the home of the study of asset manager capitalism. At Brown, the Stone Inequality Initiative considers the inequality driving effects of private equity. The Rhodes Center, also active in research on distributional politics, particularly in regard to climate change, will serve as a bridge for these two research programs.

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