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Call for papers

The conference is organised by the Department of Economics in collaboration with Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development at University of Gothenburg on behalf of the Nordic Network in Development Economics.

The network includes senior and junior researchers as well as PhD candidates working in the Nordic countries. Researchers and PhD candidates working in other countries are welcome as well.

Keynote speakers

Professor Oriana Bandiera, London School of Economics
"Social Incentives: Evidence from Field Experiments"

Professor Jakob Svensson, Stockholm University
"Education and the Quality of Teaching"

The conference is open for submissions within any sub-field of development economics. PhD students are encouraged to submit papers and to participate in the conference. This will be an excellent opportunity for economists working on development issues to share their ongoing research with a wide range of colleagues from all Nordic countries as well as participants from other countries.


Conference participants are expected to finance travel and accommodation by their own means or by support from their home universities. Two lunches and one dinner will be paid for by the conference organiser. There is no conference fee.

Preliminary reservations have been made at hotels in the neighbourhood of the conference venue, at Hotel Vasa (info@hotelvasa.se), Hotel Poseidon (info@hotelposeidon.com) and Elite Plaza Hotel (bokning.goteborg@elite.se) Participants are expected to contact the hotel directly. Refer to booking number NCDE2017 valid until 22 May.

The conference will take place at the School of Business, Economics and Law (Handelshögskolan), Vasagatan 1, Gothenburg. The conference is expected to last for two full days, from Monday morning until Tuesday afternoon.

Important dates

Deadline for submission of paper: 7 May
Expected decision on submission: 15 May
Registration (participants with and without paper): Please fill out the registration form and send it to ncde2017@economics.gu.se no later than 1 June.

Submissions: Send by e-mail to ncde2017@economics.gu.se


For questions please contact the organising committee:

Arne Bigsten arne.bigsten@economics.gu.se
Dick Durevall dick.durevall@economics.gu.se
Ola Olsson ola.olsson@economics.gu.se
Måns Söderbom mans.soderbom@economics.gu.se

Administration: ncde2017@economics.gu.se


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