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Scaling-Up Program


Overview
 | JJ/WBGSP Scaling-Up Regional Conferences, May 2006 | 
Abstracts of Scholar Master Thesis of Partnership Universities

Overview

In 2005, the Bank launched the Scaling-Up Program for JJ/WBGSP to better leverage the new knowledge generated by the scholars and foster a network of our community. It aims to facilitate life-long knowledge exchange and also to create viable dialogue between development practitioners and scholars.

The Scaling-Up Program currently works in cooperation with the partnership universities to carry out the following activities:

  • Capturing knowledge
    • To capture new knowledge and insights developed by scholars, the partnership universities are requested to submit their best research papers written by their scholars for the program years of 2004/2005. The World Bank will review the papers and select the ones that meet the identified requirements for high quality to be published.
  • Promoting knowledge
    • The scholars whose research papers are selected will be invited to the regional conferences, to share their research work with the professionals including the World Bank staff from Headquarters and the country office, the Japanese government officials, and the program alumni.
    • Workshops and brown bag lunches are organized at the Bank’s HQ, where JJ/WBGSP interns at the World Bank and IMF interact with development professionals.
    • Alumni will be provided with opportunities to register and attend WBI’s short courses and forum, either via electronically through web or in person as appropriate.
  • Building an active network
    • Face-to-face interaction at the regional conferences will foster a network among the current scholars, alumni, and beyond. (All scholars, both from the partnership programs and the regular programs are invited.)
    • The Program supports enhancing Discussion Forums and Program Roster, which are already in active operation.

Fiscal Year 2006 is the first year for the Scaling-Up Program, and we are starting only with the partnership universities for many of the scaling-up activities.

JJ/WBGSP Scaling-Up Regional Conferences, May 2006

This fiscal year, the Joint Japan-World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) administered by the World Bank Institute, held two regional conferences, in Nairobi and in Hanoi, where the alumni were brought together to discuss development issues, including presentations by scholars judged to have produced outstanding papers. These conferences established a solid framework for the graduated scholars to share knowledge and establish links with development practitioners including the Bank’s country offices and the Japanese Embassies. The conferences proved to be a huge success among the alumni as it enabled them to network and participate in discussions on current development issues.

African Regional Conference in Kenya, May 11, 2006African Regional Conference in Kenya, May 11, 2006
Asian Regional Conference in Vietnam, May 26, 2006Asian Regional Conference in Vietnam, May 26, 2006


Check mark

Attention! The Scaling-Up Program currently works in cooperation with the partnership universities to have the abstracts of scholars master thesis to be submitted and published on the JJ/WBGSP scholarships website.

The Program is accepting only the master thesis with an abstract included or attached EITHER as a MS Word document OR a PDF file, with the entire document in ONE file. It is a great opportunity to have your research work presented to an international audience through JJ/WBGSP scholarships website . The Program encourages all of you to get involved in this activity.

The Program would like to present appreciation to those who already submitted abstracts of their thesis, which have been published on the JJ/WBGSP scholarships website .

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Abstracts of Scholars Master Thesis of the Partnership Universities

The Scaling-Up Program currently works in cooperation with the partnership universities to have the abstracts of scholars Master thesis to be submitted and published on the JJ/WBGSP scholarships website. The following universities agreed with the scholars and presented the abstracts to be published:

Abstracts: Columbia University
Program: Economic Policy Management

Abstracts: Harvard University
Program: Public Administration in International Development


Abstracts: Keio University
Program: Taxation Policy and Management

Abstracts: University of Ghana
Program: Economic Policy Management


Abstracts: University of Tsukuba
Program: Policy Management

Abstracts: Yokohama National University
Program: Infrastructure Management

 

 

 

 



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