CALL FOR PAPERS
for Advanced Development Studies (INESAD), the Society
of Bolivian Economists (SBE), and Universidad
Privada Boliviana (UPB), are jointly organizing the first
Bolivian Conference on Development Economics, to be held at UPB’s Achocalla Campus
in La Paz, Bolivia, 8-9 October 2009. The conference aims at bringing together local
and international scholars for the exchange of ideas and discussion of recent
results within theoretical and applied development economics research. We
particularly encourage female researchers and young Bolivian researchers to
submit papers on all topics within the field of development economics. The
Conference features keynote speakers Norman Loayza (The World Bank), and Miguel
Urquiola (Columbia University).
Ph.D. (Harvard), is a Peruvian economist, currently Lead Economist at the
Research Department of the World Bank.
His research covers several areas related to economic and social
development, and includes economic growth, private saving, financial depth,
monetary policy, trade openness, informality, poverty alleviation, and crime
prevention. He is editor of five books,
and has published extensively in professional journals. A list of international
presentations, selected publications, taught courses, and current areas of
research, is available here.
Ph.D. (UC Berkeley), is a Bolivian economist, currently Assistant Professor of
Economics at Columbia University, Faculty Fellow at the School of
and Public Affairs at the same university, and Faculty Fellow at the National
Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His research is focused on the Economics of
Education, drawing on Development and Public Economics to study school markets
and educational policies. A summary with recent publications, current research
and courses, is available here.
Conference web site
program, further details and news will be posted at the Conference’s web site:
Papers must be
submitted by email (as a pdf file) to the conference team at
email@example.com. The deadline for paper submission is Monday August 17, 2009.
papers will be reviewed prior to acceptance for presentation. The conference
team will finish the review process by Friday August 21, 2009 and will notify applicants of the outcome by email. Following the
review process, a final program will be put together and posted at the Conference’s
Format of presentation and discussion
will largely consist of parallel sessions, with two plenary sessions. All
participants may be requested to serve as discussants.
Travel and accommodation
must cover their own travel and accommodation costs. Arrangements for
preferential rates at hotels Plaza, Europa and Camino Real in La Paz will be
posted at the Conference’s web site.
Beatriz Muriel, MpD - Universidad Católica Boliviana.
Vidaurre, Universidad Privada Boliviana.
Feel free to
contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org for further inquiries:
We are grateful to the Danish Development Research
Network (www.ddrn.dk) for providing financial support.