Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2016

Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2016: Data and Development Economics
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The conference is being held in Washington, D.C. and starts on Monday, June 20th and ends Tuesday June 21st. Events will be made available on the World Bank Live website.

Description:
The Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE), organized by the World Bank Development Economics (DEC) Vice Presidency, is one of the world’s best known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge on development. The conference aims to promote the exchange of cutting-edge research among researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners. The next conference will take place on June 20-21, 2016 at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The theme of the conference will be “Data and Development.”
Speakers:
  • Shanta Devarajan
    Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group
  • Pieter Everaers
    Director of A- Cooperation, European Statistical System, Eurostat
  •  Haishan Fu
    Director, Development Data Group, The World Bank Group
  • Jonathan Morduch
    Professor of Public Policy and Economics NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Managing Director, Financial Access Initiative
  •  Sendhil Mullainathan
    Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • Roberto Rigobon
    Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Applied Economics, Sloan School of Management, MIT
  • Justin Wolfers
    Professor of Economics and a Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan

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