Call for papers – 16th International Conference on Migration and Development

Call for papers
16th International Conference on MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Boston University, October 2-3, 2023

The French Development Agency (AFD), the World Bank Development Research Group, and Boston University’s Global Development Policy Center (GDP), Institute for Economic Development (IED) and Questrom School of Business are co-organizing the 16th 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; migration and globalization; migration and institutional/technological/demographic/cultural change in sending countries, today and in the past.
A selection of papers from the conference will be considered for a special issue of Journal of Development Economics.

Natalie Bau (UCLA)
Gordon Hanson (Harvard Kennedy School)

Submission guidelines and timetable: Submissions of full papers (pdf file name should begin with submitting author’s last name) are expected by August 5, 2023. Submissions should be sent via online form at Decisions are expected to be communicated by August 25, 2023. A stipend for travel (economy class) and accommodation in Boston for up to three nights will be covered.

Organizing Committee: Patricia Cortes (BU), Anna Goodman (World Bank), Dilip Mookherjee (BU), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Serge Rabier (AFD), Hillel Rapoport (PSE), Matthew Regan (BU)

Scientific Committee: Chair — Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics); Ran Abramitzky (Stanford), Catia Batista (Nova), Sam Bazzi (UC San Diego), Michel Beine (Luxembourg), Simone Bertoli (CERDI), Michael Clemens (CGD), Patricia Cortes (Boston U), Frédéric Docquier (LISER), Giovanni Facchini (Nottingham), Paola Giuliano (UCLA), William Kerr (Harvard Business School), Ben Marx (Boston U), Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown), David McKenzie (World Bank), Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown), Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale), Melanie Morten (Stanford), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Dean Yang (University of Michigan).

Conference Website:

  • 05/08/2023
  • 02-03 octobre 2023

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