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1st TCD/LSE/CEPR Workshop in Development Economics

  • Venue: Trinity College Dublin

  • Dates: 18–19 September, 2017

  • Scientific Organisers: Robin Burgess (LSE and CEPR), Fadi Hassan (Trinity College Dublin) and Carol Newman (Trinity College Dublin)

  • Keynote speakers: David McKenzie (World Bank and CEPR) and Imran Rasul (UCL and CEPR)


We invite submissions for this workshop from interested researchers on any topic in the area of Development Economics. The deadline for submission is 12 June 2017. We accept both full-length papers and extended abstracts for projects at an advanced stage.

The workshop is organised by TIME (Trinity College Dublin), STICERD (London School of Economics) and CEPR and is funded by Irish Aid. The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers in different fields of development economics to discuss current issues in development. Topics include, but are not limited to: agriculture, climate change, conflict, education, firms' organization, finance, gender, health, migration, networks, productivity, public finance, and trade. The workshop will take place at Trinity College Dublin on 18-19 September 2017.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline – Monday 12 June 2017


The sponsoring institutions can cover accommodation and travel according to the CEPR guidelines for presenters and discussants. However, there is limited travel and accommodation funding available, and we encourage more senior participants to use their own grants to cover costs. Please indicate in your reply whether you will be able to cover your own costs, or whether you will require funding to attend.

How to Apply

If you would like to submit a paper, or attend without submitting a paper, please email your submission to Chloe Smith ( with the following subject "Paper Submission: 1st TCD/LSE/CEPR Workshop in Development Economics".

Please include the paper you wish to submit in the email, or indicate if you would like to participate as a general participant. Also state if travel/accommodation funding is required and if you are willing to act as a discussant.

If you wish to attend please do ensure that your application and paper reach CEPR by Monday 12 June 2017. We aim to notify successful applicants by the end of June/early July 2017.