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Unplanned Settlements study featured on the World Policy Institute blog

Our project on using SMS surveys to study Unplanned Settlements is profiled by the World Policy Institute

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SurveyCTO profiles Laterite's innovative Enumerator Management System

SurveyCTO interviews Laterite's Josep, Anirudh and Ganesh about our enumerator management system

Interviews

Preparing youth for productive employment in Rwanda

Laterite identified six key areas where additional research would be beneficial to inform policy making targeting the youth employment challenge in Rwanda.

Publications

City of Data - Laterite Hosts 5th R3 Event on Urban Economics

The theme for the 5th R3 was on cities, with a focus on using data for urban development

Events

Aalyia Sadruddin on her experience with the Laterite PhD Hub

We sat down with PhD Hub fellow Aalyia, to discuss her time at Laterite and how her plans for her dissertation and field work are evolving.

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When International Child Labour definitions are confronted with reality

A study on child labour in Rwanda’s tea growing areas

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Export Handbook for Rwanda now Available!

A How-to-Export guide developed and designed by Laterite is now available!

Publications

Introducing a new impact evaluation technique for the global economy

Introducing a new way of thinking about economic comparisons and counter-factual analysis

Publications

Laterite Fellow, Ashley Pople, reflects on her time in Rwanda

2 months into her summer fellowship, we sat down with Ashley Pople to speak with her about her experience at Laterite. 

Interviews

Five questions with Laterite's Sachin Gathani

Read Vijana's interview with Laterite's Sachin Gathani

Interviews
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Rwanda’s Economy: An Introduction in 4 Graphs

The state of Rwanda's economy explained in 4 simple graphs. 

Events Insights

Laterite presents at the 2013 MIT Links conference

Laterite introduced its work on Proximity Controls at the MIT's Media Lab (formerly Macro Connections)

Events Insights

Laterite presents at UNU-Wider Conference, Helsinki

Laterite was invited to discuss Rwanda's export sector at the Learning to Compete conference, hosted by the UNU-Wider in Helsinki, Finland

Events News

Laterite Book on Rwanda's industrial sector now available on Amazon

Laterite's book, "Understanding Rwanda's Agribusiness & Manufacturing Sectors", profiles Rwanda's industrial development and its leading companies. 

Publications News

IGC Publishes our Paper on Rwanda's Export sector

Laterite paper on the dynamics of Rwanda's export sector, published by the IGC

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Laterite Launches PhD Hub - Interview with Leander Heldring

Interview with PhdHub's first fellow: Leander Heldring, a PhD candidate at Oxford University

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Annie Duflo presents at the 4th Rwanda Research Roundtable in Kigali

Annie Duflo, Executive Director of IPA, headlines at the 4th R3, hosted by Laterite, IPA and the IGC

Events

Laterite accepted as an Associate Member of 3ie

Laterite has been selected as an Associate Member of 3ie (International Initiative for Impact Evaluation) - one of 9 institutions in Africa.

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Africa's Young Social Entrepreneurs - interview with Laterite's Sachin Gathani

Laterite's Sachin Gathani was featured this month on the Makwande blog

Interviews

World Bank Development Impact Blog Discusses Laterite Paper

David McKenzie at the World Bank Development blog discusses the merits of Laterite's new paper on Impact Evaluation  

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Laterite launches paper and book at IGC Conference

A new paper and book on Rwanda's industrial development and export sector

Events Publications

"Proximity Controls" Published in Journal of Globalization and Development

Laterite paper on "Proximity Controls" published in the Journal of Globalization & Development

Publications

Laterite at MPSA!

Laterite's paper presented at a major political science conference in Chicago. Seminar: "Topics in Development: Rethinking Standard Approaches"

Events Publications

Meet the ReThinkers - an interview with Laterite's Dimitri

ReThinking Economics blog interviews Dimitri Stoelinga

Interviews

Laterite presents insights on conducting Impact Evaluations for Education programs

Laterite discusses research & evaluation strategies with organisations involved in DFID's Innovation for Education Program

Events Insights
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Rwanda Research Roundtable (R3) launched by Laterite, IGC and IPA

Laterite launches the Rwanda Research Roundtable (R3), an anti-disciplinary forum for researchers, policymakers and practitioners seeking to advance the research agenda in Rwanda

Events

Introducing Train4Skills

A new skills-development program for Laterite enumerators

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