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Call for papers

External conference

11th International Conference on Migration and Development

Event date: Thursday 5th July 2018 - Friday 6th July 2018

The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG) and the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University are jointly organizing the 11th 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/demographic change, today and in the past.

Keynote Speakers:
Paola Giuliano (UCLA)
Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University)

Submission guidelines and timetable: submissions of full papers (pdf file name should begin with submitting author last name) are expected by February 15, 2018. Submissions should be sent via online form at https://globalpoverty.stanford.edu/call-papers-migration-and-development-conference. Decisions will be communicated by March 15, 2018. Travel (economy class) and accommodation in Stanford for up to three nights will be covered for chosen participants.