Повик за апликации, Летна школа за развојна економија 2018


Call for Applications, Summer School in Development Economics 2018

Call for Applications, Summer School in Development Economics 2018


he Italian Development Economist Association (IDEAS) , the Departments of Economics of Trento and Verona Universities, the Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability of Monash University, Prato Centre and the Interdepartmental Centre for Research in Labour Economics and Economic Policy of University of Salerno, ICID, UCW, ARCO organize the 2018 Edition of the Summer School in Development Economics June 19-21 2018, Prato – Italy

The workshop is intended for PhD students, post‐docs and junior faculty members. The aim is to provide young researchers with mentoring as well as with exposure to cutting‐edge empirical and theoretical research in development economics. Participants will have the opportunity to present their own research projects and to discuss them with leading researchers in a relaxed and constructive atmosphere.

The workshop will include presentations of both completed research papers and work‐in‐progress, both empirical and theoretical. The number of participants will be limited to about 60. About 15 will be selected for a forty-five minutes presentation, thus allowing for in‐depth discussion of each contribution. About 15-20 papers will be selected for a poster session that will be in place for the whole duration of the conference. Presentations by graduate students, post‐docs and other junior researchers who have recently acquired their PhD will be key components of the workshop. Applicants can submit either a complete paper or a detailed and well‐developed research proposal. We particularly welcome the submission of work‐in‐progress proposals that describe on‐going and promising research, likely to benefit from an open discussion about the main conceptual and methodological problems related to the project. Please note that participants are expected to attend the entire conference. Participants who do not wish to present a paper are also welcome.


The workshop is intended for PhD students, post‐docs and junior faculty members.


Graduate students and post‐docs will be asked to pay a registration fee of €450, while faculty will be asked to pay a fee of €600. The fee will cover the costs of meals and lodging in double or triple room for the duration of the workshop (arrive 18th June 2018 – departure 22nd June 2018), but participants have to cover their travel expenses.

If participants are coming with family members they may ask for special accommodations either in apartments or other forms, contacting Maria Antonia Gregorio ( [email protected]) for assistance. Participants  are asked to stay for the entire duration of the summer school. If it not feasible, please specify the duration of the stay in the “note” field in the application form. We will give priority to participants who stay for the entire duration.


Participants who wish to present a paper should

  • Complete the application form on the conference web site
  • Submit a short CV (pdf file)
  • Upload, no later than April 19, 2018 the complete paper or a detailed and well‐developed research proposal (pdf file).

Other prospective participants who are interested in attending the workshop but do not intend to present a paper are required to fill in the application form only.


The application should be submitted not later than April 19, 2018 (Italian time).

Admissions decision will be announced by May 7, 2018. All applicants will be informed by email about the selection results.

You are asked to pay the fee no later than May 28, 2017.


You can find instructions on how to fill in the fields, if you hover over the information button.

You can customize your receipt using the “Your Receipt” button before submission.
If you get reimbursed by your institution please ask your administrative staff which data you have to insert.

You can upload/update the files (cv, …) in two ways, after having submitted your personal data


* click on the file upload link that appears on the next page

* use the link in the application confirmation email that will be sent to you after the submit.

Please wait for admission before paying the fee

Go to application form and please execute point b) following the instructions.

The official web-page.

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