Tailored Opportunities: Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics “Political Incentives and Development Outcomes” Call for Papers


The Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE), organized by the World Bank Development Economics (DEC) Vice Presidency, is one of the world’s best known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge on development. The conference aims to promote the exchange of cutting-edge research among researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners.


The theme of the conference will be “Political Incentives and Development Outcomes.” Possible topics include the implications of politics: Public sector management and service deliver, Aid effectiveness, Social Protection Programs, Management of natural resources, Stability and inclusion in the financial sector, Firm performance and firm dynamics


For authors of selected papers, travel and accommodation expenses for the conference will be covered. Additional information on the overall conference program will be posted on this website over the coming months. The ABCDE secretariat can be contacted via email at abcde@worldbank.org.


  • Those interested should submit a paper (proposals will not be accepted) by February 28, 2018 through the ABCDE website.
  • Authors of accepted proposals will be contacted by March 15, 2018.
  • A final draft will be required by May 15, 2018.
  • The conference will be from June 25-26, 2018

For more information about the call visit this call:  http://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2017/10/05/annual-bank-conference-on-development-economics-2018-political-incentives-and-development-outcomes

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Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

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