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Barriers to development

The University of Paris-Dauphine (UPD) and the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD) jointly organize their third international conference on development economics. The conference, which will be held at University of Paris-Dauphine on 2-3 July, 2015, should provide a forum to discuss innovative theoretical and empirical research on barriers to development. Interested researchers are invited to send a paper dealing with one of the following topics:

  • Markets or States failures
  • Frontiers, geographical mobility, transport
  • Social mobility
  • Inequality and poverty
  • Trust and social cohesion

Preliminary versions of papers can be submitted, but abstracts alone will not be accepted.

Please submit your proposals including keywords and a 150 word abstract in PDF form by February 15th, 2015 via the conference website.

The scientific committee will evaluate all proposals and give particular attention to originality, analytical rigor and policy relevance. The results of the selection process will be announced by April 4th, 2015.

Scientific committee

Olivier Bargain (GREQAM-AMSE)

Tanguy Bernard (IFPRI, LARE-efi, University of Bordeaux)

Basudeb Chaudhuri (CNRS, University of Caen)

Fatou Cissé (CRES, Sénégal)

Denis Cogneau (IRD, PSE)

Guillaume Daudin (Paris-Dauphine University)

Vianey Dequiedt (CERDI)

Benjamin Elsner (IZA)

Anne Epaulard (Paris-Dauphine University)

Tomoki Fujii (Singapore management University)

Javier Herrera (IRD)

Pramila Krishnan (University of Cambridge)

Ivan Ledezma (Dijon University)

Karen Macours (INRA, PSE)

Alice Mesnard (University City of London)

Araceli Ortega (ITESP-EGAP, Mexique)

Patrizio Piraino (University of Cape Town)

Agnès Quisumbing (IFPRI)

Bekele Shiferaw (PEP)

Martin Valdivia (GRADE, Peru)

Organizing committee

Fatma Bouattour (Paris-Dauphine University)

Virginie Comblon (Paris-Dauphine University)

Philippe DeVreyer (Paris-Dauphine University)

Marin Ferry (Paris-Dauphine University)

Flore Gubert (IRD)

Emmanuelle Lavallée (Paris-Dauphine University)

Catherine Laffineur (Paris-Dauphine University)

Sandrine Mesplé-Somps (IRD)

Camille Saint-Macary (IRD)

Marine Le Mau de Talance (Paris-Dauphine University)

Keynote speakers

Marc Raffinot (UMR DIAL, LEDa, University of Paris-Dauphine), Vijayendra Rao (Lead Economist in the research department of the World Bank) et Philip Verwinp (ECARES, University of Brussels)


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