Call for Papers: 10th International Conference on Migration and Development

CERDI — Université Clermont Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, June 29-30, 2017

The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG) and the Center for Research on International Development (CERDI) at Université Clermont Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, are jointly organizing the 10th 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.

A selection of papers from the conference will be considered for a special issue of the Journal of Development Economics.

Christian Dustmann, University College London
Mark Rosenzweig, Yale University

Submission guidelines and timetable: submissions of full papers (pdf files) are expected by January 15, 2017. Submissions should be sent to Decisions will be communicated by February 25, 2017. Travel (economy class) and accommodation in Clermont-Ferrand for up to three nights will be covered.

Organizing Committee: Rohen d’Aiglepierre (AFD), Simone Bertoli (CERDI), Ekrame Boubtane (CERDI), Delphine Boutin (CERDI), Jean-Louis Combes (CERDI), Anda David (AFD); Francesca Marchetta (CERDI), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics)

Scientific Committee: Chair — Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics); Ran Abramitzky (Stanford), Michel Beine (Luxembourg), Simone Bertoli (CERDI), Michael Clemens (CGD), Patricia Cortes (Boston U), Vianney Dequiedt (CERDI), Frédéric Docquier (Louvain), Giovanni Facchini (Nottingham), Philippe Fargues (EUI), Hein de Haas (Amsterdam), Hubert Jayet (LEM, Lille), William Kerr (Harvard Business School), Victor Lavy (Warwick and Hebrew University), Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown), David McKenzie (World Bank), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Imran Rasul (UCL), Dean Yang (University of Michigan).