Thirty-Third BREAD Conference

33rd BREAD Conference on Development Economics
hosted by Stanford University
Palo Alto, Friday May 12 – Saturday May 13, 2017

The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) is pleased to announce that the 33rd BREAD Conference on Development Economics will be hosted by Stanford University in Palo Alto, Friday May 12 – Saturday May 13, 2017. 

We invite submissions from interested researchers on any topic within the area of Development Economics. The deadline for submissions is Friday February 10, 2017. Only full-length papers will be considered. Please send your paper to

All papers presented at the conference will be selected through this open submissions process. Please note that there will be time for only a small number of presentations. The conference lasts about a day and a half; there are no parallel sessions. 

The Scientific Organizers of the Conference are Pascaline Dupas (Stanford), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford), Fred Finan (Berkeley), Jon Robinson (UC Santa Cruz) and Elizabeth Sadoulet (Berkeley).

This year BREAD will also host a panel on “Getting published in development economics" featuring Esther Duflo (MIT), Penny Goldberg (Yale), Imran Rasul (University College London) and Debraj Ray (NYU) on Friday, May 12 2017 from 6-7:30pm.

If you have any questions, please contact

Scientific committee members click here