11th Midwest International Economic Development Conference

My department is hosting this academic year’s edition of the MIEDC conference:

In the spring of 2014, the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota will host the 11th Midwest International Economic Development Conference on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3 2014 at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota East Bank Campus in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The guest speaker will be Tim Besley, Professor of Economics and Political Science at the London School of Economics, University of London.

We invite you, and any other interested faculty and graduate students in your department or elsewhere, to submit a paper to present at the conference. Papers on any topic related to international economic development are welcome. Submissions for an entire session (of 3 papers) are also welcome.

Deadline for submissions is January 6, 2014. Papers will be reviewed by a committee from the University of Minnesota and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. You will be notified by January 31, 2014 whether your paper has been accepted.

Information about topics, papers and presenters at last year’s conference is available at:


Additional information about this year’s conference is available at:


Questions about submissions, contact: Paul Glewwe

Submit papers to: Frank Trnka

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