Social protection and Social cohesion
Online panel discussion and official launch of special EJDR issue
Wednesday 15th June, 15:00 CEST

Please join us for a panel discussion with EJDR’s Editors and guests on the theme of Social Protection and Social Cohesion, in occasion of the launch of EJDR’s special issue on this subject.

Please register for the event here:

Access all the special issue papers below:

Disentangling the Relationship Between Social Protection and Social Cohesion: Introduction to the Special Issue

Chicken or Egg? A Bi-directional Analysis of Social Protection and Social Cohesion in Burundi and Haiti

Can Integrated Social Protection Programmes Affect Social Cohesion? Mixed-Methods Evidence from Malawi

Public Works Programmes and Cooperation for the Common Good: Evidence from Malawi

More than the Sum of Its Parts: Donor-Sponsored Cash-for-Work Programmes and Social Cohesion in Jordanian Communities Hosting Syrian Refugees

A Qualitative Analysis of the Effects of Social Protection Programs for Street Children on Social Cohesion in Kenya

Social Protection and Social Cohesion in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Kenya

The Effects of Social Protection and Social Cohesion on the Acceptability of Climate Change Mitigation Policies: What Do We (Not) Know in the Context of Low- and Middle-Income Countries?

Special Issue “Gender and Adolescence: Leaving no-one behind” – round table video available

Following the launch of EJDR’s open access special issue “Gender and Adolescence: Leaving no-one behind” [please insert hyperlink to The European Journal of Development Research | Volume 33, issue 5 (], the round table video is available at:

The round table showcases the EJDR special issue, exploring adolescent experiences across diverse LMICs, including conflict-affected contexts, drawing on unique mixed-methods data from the GAGE longitudinal study. It will highlight why an intersectional approach is critical to capture adolescents’ diverse and dynamic capabilities, and what the policy and programming implications are to ensure no adolescent is left behind.


Prof Rebecca Tiessen, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa/ and EJDR editorial board


Prof Laura Camfield, Head of International Development, University of East Anglia

Prof Tassew Woldehanna, GAGE Ethiopia Quantitative Research Lead, President of Addis Ababa University

Prof Sarah Baird, Associate Professor of Global Health and Economics, George Washington University

Dr Khadija Mitu, GAGE Qualitative Research Lead (Chittagong)Associate Professor, University of Chittagong

Roberte Isimbi, GAGE Research Uptake and Impact Coordinator, and Qualitative Research Co-Lead, FATE Consulting

2020 Impact Factor

We are pleased to announce to our readers that the Impact Factor for The European Journal of Development Research increased to 2.297 in 2020, up from 1.931 in 2019.

The journal’s Five Year Impact Factor has also increased: it is 2.263 in 2020, up from 1.770 in 2019.