EUDN PhD Workshop 2016

The 15th EUDN PhD Workshop on Development Economics took place on October 27th-28th, 2016 – ECARES (ULB), in Brussels, Belgium.

October 27-28, 2016 – ECARES (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
The European Development Research Network (EUDN) PhD Workshop aims at giving PhD students in Development Economics an opportunity to present their papers in an informal environment, as well as to exchange the results of recent and ongoing research in different sub-fields of development economics. In Fall 2016, the workshop will be jointly organized by the EUDN and the European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Université libre de Bruxelles. The event will take place in Brussels, Belgium.

Contributions from all sub-fields of development economics are welcome.
We plan for plenty of time for presentation and discussion to maximize comments and questions from the attending faculty. At this occasion, a keynote speech will be delivered a senior academic member of the EUDN network.

Important Dates:
The workshop will start at 14.00 on Thursday October 27th and end around 18.00 on Friday October 28th, 2016. The deadline for submitting an extended abstract or (preferably) a completed paper is August 31st, 2016. The submissions (in PDF) should be sent to We will not take in late submissions. Acceptance notes with further information will be sent by September 15th, 2016.

Participation in the workshop is free. The EUDN and ECARES will jointly sponsor the workshop, providing a conference dinner as well as lunches and coffee breaks during the workshop. Normally, the authors of accepted papers cover their travel and lodging expenses. However, exceptionally, authors of accepted papers without travel funds may apply for subsidies, subject to the availability of funds, if this is indicated before August 31 (along with the submitted paper).

For further questions, or information about attending the workshop without presenting, please email to