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:
- Sources of risk and vulnerability
- Risk management strategies
- Role that social and economic systems have in managing risk
- Government policies to manage risks
- Globalization and its impact on risk, vulnerability, and tools for managing risk
Papers that do not fit into these categories, but are related to the main conference theme, are also welcome.
Deadline: January 31, 2013
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