In 1980, a team of Peru's social scientists formed the Group for Analysis and Development (GRADE), a private, nonprofit research center. They strived to establish a think tank which could contribute to Peruvian and Latin American development through rigorous research and analysis of key economic, environmental and social issues.
GRADE’s research areas:
economy and rural development
projects evaluation and social programs
environment and natural resources
poverty and equity
health, nutrition and human development
employment and work markets
institutions and development
industrial organization, regulation and innovation
In order to ensure informed public opinion on development policies, GRADE also conducts an extensive outreach program. Through publications, seminars and workshops, GRADE promotes debate and the search for consensus among government officials, businesspeople, and scholars.
The website is available in Spanish and includes downloadable publications.