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3rd Call for the DFID-ERSC Growth Research Program

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Application deadline: July 2, 2015

This is a £20.9 million program focused on economic growth and related issues in low income countries (LICs).

The call is focused on the theme of financial sector development and growth. The funding aims to create a core of research excellence, strengthen evidence based policy making and build research capacity. Funding under this Call is up to £2 million. Proposals outside this range will not be accepted. Projects can be funded up to four years.

Proposals are sought from across the social sciences and may be for fundamental or more applied research topics as long as the policy relevance is clearly stated.

To learn more about this Call, visit