Fourth International Conference on Applied Development Economics (7th – 9th September, 2022)

Centre for Research in Economics and Business (CREB) at Lahore School of Economics hosted the 4th International Conference on Applied Development Economics (ADE), virtual conference, from 7 – 9 September 2022. ADE2022 featured plenary talks by Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University), Rachel Glennerster (University of Chicago) and Farzana Afridi ( National University of Singapore Indian Statistical Institute).

The conference aimed to (i) highlight recent research that can have lasting policy impact for sustainable growth in the developing world; (ii) provide early career researchers the opportunity to obtain feedback on their on-going work; and (iii) to start a mutually beneficial exchange of ideas and discussions among researchers on potential collaborations.

The conference included presentations from international and local researchers working on development issues in low and middle-income countries. Session themes broadly included Trade, Firms, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Labor, Education, Health, Poverty Reduction, Governance and Political Economy, Gender and socio-economic impacts of the global pandemic.