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  • Full Professor Gordon Betcherman has been named a Research Fellow at the Institute for Labor Studies (IZA) in Germany.
  • Full Professor Gordon Betcherman has published an article, "Labor Market
    Regulations: What do we know about their Impacts in Developing
    Countries?" in a special issue on Jobs in the World Bank Research
    Observer (February 2015).
  • SIDGS Director Lauchlan Munro presented a paper on "Results-based management for horizontal policy initiatives" at the 11th Annual Horizontal Policy Management Course organised by Federated Press, in Gatineau, QC on 21 January 2015.

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School of International Development and Global Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences
120 University
Social Sciences Building
Room 8005
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel.: 613-562-5680
Fax: 613-562-5817


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1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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