Call for Papers: 9th International Conference on Migration and Development

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Call for Papers: 9th International Conference on Migration and Development

Migration Policy Center, European University Institute, Florence, June 13-14, 2016

The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG) and the Migration Policy Center of the European University Institute (MPC-EUI) are jointly organizing the 9th 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 Journal of Economic Geography.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Massimo Livi-Bacci, University of Florence
Gianmarco Ottaviano, London School of Economics

Submission guidelines and timetable: submissions of full papers (pdf files) are expected by January 15, 2016. Submissions should be sent to [email protected]. Decisions will be communicated by February 25, 2016. Travel (economy class) and accommodation in Florence for up to three nights will be covered.

Organizing Committee: Cyrille Bellier (AFD), Rohen d’Aiglepierre (AFD), Philippe Fargues (MPC-EUI), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics and MPC-EUI), Alessandra Venturini (University of Turin and MPC-EUI)

Scientific Committee: Ran Abramitzky (Stanford), Michel Beine (Luxembourg), Michael Clemens (CGD), Patricia Cortes (Boston U), Juan Dolado (EUI), Hein de Haas (Amsterdam), Frederic Docquier (Louvain), Giovanni Facchini (Nottingham), Philippe Fargues (MPC-EUI), Andrea Ichino (EUI), Hubert Jayet (EQUIPPE, Lille), William Kerr (Harvard Business School), Victor Lavy (Warwick and Hebrew University), Anna-Maria Mayda (Georgetown), David McKenzie (World Bank), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Hillel Rapoport (Chair, Paris School of Economics and MPCEUI), Imran Rasul (UCL), Dean Yang (University of Michigan).
 

Authors

Caglar Ozden

Lead Economist, Development Research Group, The World Bank

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