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BREAD/CEPR/PODER Conference on Development Economics - CALL FOR PAPERS

on Tue, 28/06/2016 - 17:18

BREAD/CEPR/PODER Conference on Development Economics - CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline – 11 July 2016

30 September – 1 October - Bocconi University

Scentific Organisers:
David Atkin (MIT and CEPR)
Oriana Bandiera (LSE and CEPR)
Selim Gulesci (Bocconi University)
Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University and CEPR)

The CEPR annual symposium of the Development Economics Programme will be hosted by Università Bocconi in Milan on Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October, 2016. The meeting will be held jointly with the Policy Design and Evaluation Research in Developing Countries (PODER) and the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD). We now invite submissions for this conference from interested researchers on any topic within the area of Development Economics. The deadline for submission is Monday 11 July 2016. Only full-length papers will be considered.

A pre-conference session will also be arranged for junior faculty and PODER fellows to get the opportunity to present their work. Please use the same submission process (mentioning “Pre-Conference” in your application) if you would like your work to be considered for this part of the conference.
 
CEPR can cover accommodation and travel according to the new CEPR guidelines for all presenters and a limited number of general participants. For current PODER Team Members and Fellows, the reimbursement of travel costs will be handled by the local nodes. Some funding is also available for external participants and previous PODER Fellows, but cannot be guaranteed at this stage.
 
Authors who are CEPR members can upload their submission onhttp://dev3.cepr.org/accounts/login.asp?NewURL=/accounts/config/accountconfig.asp. Authors who are not CEPR members can email their submission to Chloe Smith at csmith@cepr.orgPlease indicate in your email whether you will be able to cover your own travel and accommodation costs, or whether you will require funding from CEPR.
 
All papers presented at the conference will be selected through this open submissions process. Please note that there will be time for only a small number of presentations. The conference lasts about a day and a half; there are no parallel sessions. 
 
Please note, All PODER Fellows must apply to attend this Conference.