On March 26, the Center for Universal Education (CUE) and the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) co-hosted a half-day workshop entitled “Research on Early Childhood Development in Low Income Countries.” To open the day, CUE Senior Fellow Jacques van der Gaag stated that the meeting’s motivation was to take stock of the current body of research available and Dr. Martha Zaslow, Director of SRCD’s Office for Policy and Communications, addressed the need to chart future research priorities among researchers dedicated to the field of child development In developing countries so as to inform program and policy approaches.

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Event Agenda

  • Moderators

  • Presenters

    • Marc Bornstein

      National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

    • Maureen Black

      University of Maryland

    • Jef Leroy

      International Food Policy Research Institute

    • Florencia Lopez Boo

      Inter-American Development Bank

    • Amer Hasan

      World Bank, Indonesia

    • Mary Young

      Harvard University

    • Pablo Stansbery

      Save the Children

    • Kimber Bogard

      National Academy of Sciences

    • Joan Lombardi

      Bernard van Leer Foundation

    • Kofi Marfo

      University of South Florida


March 26, 2012

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

The Brookings Institution

Stein Room

1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.


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