Fourteenth BREAD Conference



Sponsored by: Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago

Conference location: University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


Conference Program


Friday, September 26, 2008

Pre conference

    8:00–9:30 am
    Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive

Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum

    The Growth Report: Strategies for Sustained Growth and Inclusive Development
    Speakers: Danny Leipziger, Abhijit Banerjee, and Raghuram Rajan
    9:30–11:30 am
    To attend, please contact Jennifer Williams.


BREAD Conference

Conference dinner

Saturday, September 27, 2008


Call for Papers

The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) is pleased to announce the 14th BREAD conference will be hosted by the University of Chicago on Friday September 26 - Saturday September 27, 2008. You are invited to submit a paper for the conference. The deadline for submissions is July 27, 2008. Please submit your papers by sending an email with your paper as an attachment to

All papers presented at the conference will be selected through this open submissions process. Please note that we will have time for only a very small number of presentations. The conference lasts about a day and a half, there are no parallel sessions, and we allow ample time for discussion of the research. The program will be chosen by Marianne Bertrand and Chang-Tai Hsieh. For all enquiries about registration, travel and accommodation, please send an email to Christine at



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