Seventh International Conference on MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Call for Papers

Seventh International Conference on MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT

International Migration Institute, University of Oxford, June 30 – July 1, 2014.

The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG), the Center

for Global Development (CGD) and the International Migration Institute at the University of Oxford are jointly organizing the

Seventh International Conference on “Migration and Development”. The conference is devoted to investigating ways in which

international migration affects economic and social changes in developing countries. Possible topics include the effects of migration

on poverty, inequality, and human capital formation in developing countries, diaspora externalities, remittances, brain drain, migration

and institutional/technological change.

A selection of papers from the conference will be considered for a special “features” issue of The Economic Journal.


Philippe Fargues, European University Institute

David McKenzie, World Bank

Giovanni Peri, UC Davis

Submission guidelines and timetable: Submissions of full papers (pdf files) are expected by January 5, 2014. Submissions should be

sent to migdevconf. Decisions will be communicated by February 5, 2014. Travel (economy class) and accommodation

in Oxford for up to three nights will be covered.

Organizing Committee: Cyrille Bellier (AFD), Michael Clemens (CGD), Hein de Haas (IMI Oxford), Ça?lar Özden (World Bank),

Chris Parsons (IMI Oxford), Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics and Bar-Ilan University), Briony Truscott (IMI Oxford)

Scientific Committee: Ran Abramitzky (Stanford), Emmanuelle Auriol (Toulouse), Oliver Bakewell (IMI Oxford), Michel Beine

(Luxembourg), Jørgen Carling (Peace Research Institute, Oslo), Michael Clemens (CGD), Patricia Cortes (Boston U), Hein de Haas

(IMI Oxford), Frederic Docquier (Louvain), Giovanni Facchini (Nottingham), Hubert Jayet (EQUIPPE, Lille), William Kerr (Harvard

Business School), Anna-Maria Mayda (Georgetown), David McKenzie (World Bank), Kaivan Munshi (Cambridge), Ça?lar Özden

(World Bank), Giovanni Peri (UC Davis), Jean-Philippe Platteau (Oxford), Hillel Rapoport (Chair, Paris School of Economics and

Bar-Ilan), Imran Rasul (UCL), Dean Yang (University of Michigan), Yves Zenou (Stockholm).

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