Call for Papers: 8th International Conference on Migration and Development


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Call for Papers: 8th International Conference on Migration and Development

World Bank, Washington D.C., June 8-9, 2015.

The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG) and the Center for Global Development (CGD) are jointly organizing the 8th International Conference on “Migration and Development”. The conference is devoted to investigating ways in which international migration affects economic and social change in developing countries. Possible topics include the effects of migration on poverty, inequality, and human capital formation; social networks and migration; diaspora externalities; remittances; brain drain; migration and institutional/technological change.

A selection of papers from the conference will be considered for a special issue of The World Bank Economic Review.
Ran Abramitzky, Stanford University
Dani Rodrik, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton
Submission guidelines and timetable: Submissions of full papers (pdf files) are expected by January 20, 2015. Submissions should be sent to [email protected]. Decisions will be communicated by March 1, 2015. Travel (economy class) and accommodation in D.C. for up to three nights will be covered.

Organizing Committee: Cyrille Bellier (AFD), Michael Clemens (CGD), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics)

Scientific Committee: Ran Abramitzky (Stanford), Michel Beine (Luxembourg), Jørgen Carling (Peace Research Institute, Oslo), Michael Clemens (CGD), Patricia Cortes (Boston U), Hein de Haas (IMI Oxford), Frederic Docquier (Louvain), Giovanni Facchini (Nottingham), Philippe Fargues (Migration Policy Center, EUI), Hubert Jayet (EQUIPPE, Lille), William Kerr (Harvard Business School), Anna-Maria Mayda (Georgetown), David McKenzie (World Bank), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Giovanni Peri (UC Davis), Hillel Rapoport (Chair, Paris School of Economics), Imran Rasul (UCL), Dean Yang (University of Michigan).


Caglar Ozden

Lead Economist, Development Research Group, The World Bank

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March 09, 2015

Interesting. I wish i knew about this conf earlier. missed it this time!!