LISER & University of Luxembourg - Esch-Belval, Luxembourg

POSTPONED TO JUNE 2021 - 13th International Conference on Migration and Development held in Luxembourg

Due to ongoing circumstances, this conference has been postponed from June 2020 to June 2021. Further information will be made available in the near future

The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG), the Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and the Center for Research in Economics and Management (CREA) at the University of Luxembourg are jointly organizing the 13th 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; migration and globalization; remittances; brain drain; migration and institutional/technological/demographic change in sending countries, today and in the past.

Submission of full Papers

Submission guidelines and timetable

Submissions of full papers (pdf file name should begin with submitting author last name) are expected by February 25th, 2020. Decisions will be communicated by April 1st, 2020. Travel (economy class) and accommodation in Luxembourg for up to three nights will be covered for all participants.

Organizing Committee

Michel Beine (University of Luxembourg), Anda David (AFD), Frédéric Docquier (LISER), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics)

Scientific Committee

Chair -- Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics); Ran Abramitzky (Stanford), Sam Bazzi (Boston U), Michel Beine (Luxembourg), Simone Bertoli (CERDI), Michael Clemens (CGD), Patricia Cortes (Boston U), Frédéric Docquier (LISER), Giovanni Facchini (Nottingham), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford), Paola Giuliano (UCLA), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford), Hubert Jayet (LEM, Lille), William Kerr (Harvard Business School), Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown), David McKenzie (World Bank), Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown), Melanie Morten (Stanford), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Dean Yang (University of Michigan).