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

We are pleased to announce that the Centre for Research in Economics and Business (CREB) at Lahore School of Economics will host the 4th Conference on Applied Development Economics (ADE), virtually, from 7 – 9 September 2022. ADE2022 will feature plenary talks by Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University), Rachel Glennerster (University of Chicago) and Farzana Afridi (Indian Statistical Institute).

The conference will aim 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 will include presentations from international and local researchers working on development issues in low and middle-income countries. Session themes are broadly envisioned to include Trade, Firms, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Labor, Education, Health, Poverty Reduction, Governance and Political Economy, Environment and Climate Change with a crosscutting focus on gender and socio-economic impacts of the global pandemic.