Tuesday, January 22, 2013


CALL FOR PAPERS: Risk and Vulnerability: World Bank ABCDE Conference 2013

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 next conference will take place on June 3–4, 2013, at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C.  The theme of the conference will be “Risk and Vulnerability”.

The ABCDE Organizing Committee is issuing a call for papers that examine in innovative ways how to manage risk and vulnerability at the individual, household, firm, financial sector, and country level. The selected papers will be presented as main sessions of the conference agenda. Possible topics include:

Papers that do not fit into these categories, but are related to the main conference theme, are also welcome.

More information.

Deadline: January 31, 2013

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