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Call for Papers: Development and Political Economics PhD Student Conference

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Jan 31 2017

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We are currntly soliciting papers for the Development and Political Economics (DEVPEC) SF Bay Area PhD Student Conference. The deadline for submissions is midnight on Monday, February 27, 2017.

We encourage papers by PhD students undertaking applied research in development economics and political economy. Papers by PhD students in related departments such as political science and business are also welcome. Working papers must be single-authored or co-authored with other students.

The application should be sent via email to, with the subject “Bay Area PhD Conference Application.” Please include the working paper, your full name, your institution, program, and year in the program. Strong preference will be given to PhD students who are not currently on the job market.
The selection committee consists of Stanford and Berkeley junior faculty and PhD students. Decisions will be made by Monday, April 3, 2017. Presenters are required to confirm participation by April 10, 2017. If selected to present, you may also be asked to be a discussant for one of the other selected papers and will have to attend the full event.
The conference will be held at Stanford University on Saturday, May 6, 2017 and is organized by Nano Barahona (Stanford), Cauê Dobbin (Stanford), Katarina Jensen (UC Berkeley), Caroline Le Pennec (UC Berkeley) and Sebastián Otero (Stanford).