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Request for research proposals

Request for research proposals - Migration and South Africa

February 2020

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United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), together with its partners, now invites research proposals related to migration for the Southern Africa Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED) programme. 

This request for research proposals is under the SA-TIED work stream on Climate change and energy transition as drivers of change. Research proposals related to: (a) migration between South Africa and other countries, particularly those in the Southern Africa region, and/or to (b) migration within South Africa, including rural-urban migration, will be accepted. 

Understanding the characteristics and drivers of regional and intra-South African migration is an important element in designing effective policies that enhance employment and economic outcomes.

Papers generated under this call for proposals should support policy makers with evaluating and improving the operation and coordination of economic policies.

For information on submitting a proposal, please download and read the full Request for Research Proposals

Submission of proposals is done electronically using a the appropriate webform. Links to the webforms are in the sidebar of this page.

The deadline for submissions is 06 April, 2020 23:59 UTC+3. 

Important Dates

16 March 2020 Final opportunity for questions on the request for research proposals.

6 April 2020 Proposals due.

27 April 2020 Target date for informing on funding decisions.

11 May 2020 Target date for completion of necessary administrative procedures.

3 August 2020 Target window for submission of first draft of papers and work-in-

progress presentations.

14 September 2020 Target window for submission of final paper. December 2020 Target window for policy dialogue.