Given the COVID-19 outbreak and how things are likely to evolve in the next few months, the organizing committee of the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) 2020 has decided to postpone the event that was originally planned for June 22-23, 2020. The new conference dates are September 3 and 4, 2020.
We are grateful for the interest but we are no longer accepting submissions. Please see the updated call for papers below. Authors of selected papers will be notified by email on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.
For those who have already submitted a paper, please rest assured that your paper will be reviewed by the program committee in due course.
The Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE), organized by the World Bank’s 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 knowledge among researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners.
The next conference will take place at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The theme of the conference will be “Global Unrest”.