The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Global Development Network (GDN) have launched call for proposals for collaborative research grants on two themes of global development challenges.
Grants averaging $30,000 each will be given for five research studies on Urbanization and Development: Delving Deeper into the Nexus, and to four studies on Macroeconomic Volatility and Regional Fiscal and Monetary Policies in Latin America, Caribbean, Asia and Pacific.
The deadline for submission of proposals is April 16, 2012. The proposals need to be submitted in English. The application procedure and template are available through the following links:
The IDB-GDN Collaborative Research Grant is a competitive research grant to promote and strengthen research and policy links between the Latin America and the Caribbean region and Asia.
It is administered by GDN and funded by the IDB.
The IDB, founded in 1959, is the largest source of development financing and technical assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean. Its 48 member countries include China, Japan and South Korea.
The GDN is an independent international organization that supports researchers in developing and transition countries to generate and share applied social science research to advance social and economic development.