When rural medical clinics in Pakistan started transmitting real-time performance data to policymakers, doctor attendance and inspections increased.
The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG), and the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development are jointly organizing the 11th International Conference on “Migration and Development” on July 5 and 6, 2018. The conference is devoted to investigating ways in which international migration affects economic and social change in developing countries. Possible topics include the effects of migration on poverty, inequality, and human capital formation; social networks and migration; diaspora externalities; remittances; brain drain; migration and institutional/technological/demographic change, today and in the past.
Paola Giuliano (UCLA)
Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University)
Papers are no longer being accepted.
Submission guidelines and timetable: submissions of full papers (pdf file name should begin with submitting author last name) are expected by February 15, 2018. Submissions should be sent via online form. Decisions will be communicated by March 15, 2018. Travel (economy class) and accommodation in Stanford for up to three nights will be covered for chosen participants.
Organizing Committee: Ran Abramitzky (Stanford), Rohen d’Aiglepierre (AFD), Anda David (AFD), Melanie Morten (Stanford), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics)
Scientific Committee: Chair -- Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics); Ran Abramitzky (Stanford), Michel Beine (Luxembourg), Simone Bertoli (CERDI), Michael Clemens (CGD), Patricia Cortes (Boston U), Frédéric Docquier (Louvain), Giovanni Facchini (Nottingham), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford), Hubert Jayet (LEM, Lille), William Kerr (Harvard Business School), Victor Lavy (Warwick and Hebrew University), Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown), David McKenzie (World Bank), Mushfik Mobarak (Yale), Melanie Morten (Stanford), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Imran Rasul (UCL), Dean Yang (University of Michigan).