An important goal of the centre is to promote public debate on policy issues through conferences, seminars, workshops and publications. CREB has been organizing the International Conference on Applied Development Economics since 2018. In past it had been organizing Lahore School’s annual International Conference on the Management of the Pakistan Economy since 2005. The proceedings of the Conference were published in a special issue of the Lahore Journal of Economics. Since 2015, CREB has also organized two International Conferences on Microfinance, a Symposium on Behavioral Economics in Policy Making and a Round table with Kashf Foundation on Gender and Health Microinsurance.