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Scaling Up Energy Efficiency in Emerging Markets: Global Experiences, Challenges, and Opportunities

ISID has released a new policy brief on energy efficiency in emerging markets, by ISID Professor of Practice Jamal Saghir and Khaled Agha.  Read about it here!

Published: 8 Nov 2018

Release of "Unpacking Participatory Democracy: from theory to practice and from practice to theory. A report on two workshops"

Ms Aruna Roy, noted Indian social activist, was invited to be Professor of Practice in Global Governance in residence at the Institute for the Study of International Development in Fall 2016. One of her tasks was to teach a 500-level seminar course....

Published: 29 Oct 2018

The Effect of the Italian Support System for Refugees and Asylum Seekers on the Local Economy

ISID has published a new policy brief on "The Effect of the Italian Support System for Refugees and Asylum Seekers on the Local Economy", by Claire Paoli, Angelo Martelli and ISID's Francesco Amodio.  Read about it here!

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Professor Megan Bradley on the continuing migration crisis

ISID Professor Megan Bradley was interviewed, in French, for this Radio-Canada story on the migration crisis and "Fortress Europe".  Read about it here  http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/special/2018/route-migrants/frontie...

Published: 8 May 2018

Professor Kazue Takamura earns the Arts Undergraduate Society Teaching Excellence Award!

ISID Faculty Lecturer has just won the Arts Undergraduate Society Teaching Excellence Award!  Each year, the AUS recognizes outstanding teaching staff in the Faculty of Arts through its Teaching Excellence Award.  Nominations for the award come out of the student body.

Read about it here!  https://www.facebook.com/ausmcgill/

Published: 21 Mar 2018

Women's NGOs are Changing the World - and Not Getting Credit for it. Op-Ed in the Calgary Herald.

Op-Ed co-written by Dr Kate Grantham, Research Associate, Institute for the Study of International Development

“Collaborating with academics and other development professionals to publish and disseminate findings from such projects will also strengthen and validate NGO efforts. This article is one small contribution toward ensuring women’s NGOs get the credit and support they so richly deserve.”

Published: 5 Dec 2017

ISID releases a new policy brief on migrant rights in Japan

ISID releases a new policy brief by Professors Erik Kuhonta and Kazue Takamura, "Human Rights of Non-Status Migrants in Japan".  Read the full brief online.

Published: 20 Nov 2017

The McGill Daily reports on ISID's Rohingya Roundtable

The McGill Daily gave extensive coverage to the recent roundtable on ethnic cleansing in Myanmar.  Read the full article here.

Published: 4 Oct 2017

ISID releases a new policy brief: Trade restrictions lead to lower wages and more violence

To address security concerns, governments often implement trade barriers and restrictions on the movement of goods and people. A new study from the Occupied Palestinian Territories documents the negative effects of these trade restrictions on the target economy, and their implications for political violence. Amodio, Baccini and Di Maio (2017) show that the import restrictions imposed by Israel on the West Bank...

Published: 3 Oct 2017

ISID releases a new policy brief on deforestation in South America

ISID is pleased to announce the release of a policy brief entitled "To eliminate deforestation in South America, reduce differences in regulations across regions and actors".  This brief was authored by R.D. Garrett, E.F. Lambin, and Y. le Polain de Waroux....

Published: 13 Sep 2017

Professor Yann le Polain de Waroux joins the Institute

The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to announce the arrival on August 1st of Professor Yann le Polain de Waroux, jointly hired with the Department of Geography.  Professor le Polain de Waroux has a doctorate from the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and most recently held a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University.  His research examines the role of people’s livelihood and land use choices as a nexus between social and environmental, a...

Published: 28 Jul 2017

Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in International Development Studies

Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in International Development Studies

at McGill University.  For US Scholars.

US$25,000 for 4 months (September 2018 or January 2019)

bhector [at] fulbright.ca (Brad Hector) Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

Note: Most of McGill University operates as an English speaking institution, however, some knowledge of French would be an asset.

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Published: 21 Jun 2017

ISID Postdoc S.P. Harish's work covered in the Economist

ISID Postdoctoral Fellow S.P.Harish has been attracting a great deal of attention recently with his work on queens and warfare in European history.  His recent publication with Oeindrila Dube of the University of Chicago was discussed in the Economist.

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Published: 2 Jun 2017

Empowering Women with an Innovative Approach

ISID-led GrOW Research Series to provide policy briefs for the empowerment of women

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Published: 26 May 2017

ISID and IDRC are pleased to announce the GrOW Research Series!

The GrOW Research Series brings together scholarly research on women’s economic empowerment and economic growth in low-income countries, and provides a conceptual and empirical basis for policy-making. It is also the official research platform for the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program, a multi-funder partnership between the UK's Department for International Development, the Hewlett- Flora Foundation, and Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC)....

Published: 2 May 2017

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