German Development Economics Conference (GDE) (previously AEL conference)

Datum der Konferenz: 
17.06.2021 bis 18.06.2021
Deadline zur Einreichung von Beiträgen (Datum): 
Art der Konferenz: 
Konferenzen in A,CH,D
Inhaltliche Beschreibung: 

Annual International Conference of the German Economic Association Research Group on Development Economics


Hosted by German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg


17-18 June 2021


Hybrid Conference: Online and in Hamburg, Germany


***Keynote Speakers***
Anandi Mani (Oxford University)
Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University)


The annual conference brings together international scholars and researchers of development economics and neighboring fields. Plenary sessions with keynote speakers, parallel sessions with contributed papers, and elevator pitches or poster sessions will reflect the current state of research in development economics and provide a forum for exchange for researchers and practitioners. Due to the COVID pandemic the event will be held either partly or fully virtually. A final decision will be made in April 2021.
Interested contributors are invited to fill a submission form on and upload their full paper before February 15th 2021. Submitters provide their preferred mode of participation. Acceptance notes with detailed information will be sent by early April 2021. The conference will start in the afternoon of June 17, 2021. There will be a conference fee of Euro 50.


Local organizers: Dierk Herzer (HSU Hamburg), Jann Lay (GIGA Hamburg) and Rainer Thiele (IfW Kiel).

Land der Konferenz: 
Apl. Prof. Dr. Jann Lay
Ort der Konferenz: 
Hybrid Conference: Online and in Hamburg, Germany