Call for Papers: Online BREAD Conference on the Economics of Africa

We are pleased to announce the BREAD Conference on the Economics of Africa, hosted by the International Growth Centre and co-organized with the African Economic Research Consortium, African School of Economics, and the Global Poverty Research Lab at Northwestern University. The conference will be held virtually on Zoom on 7, 8, 9 July 2021.

Master lecture by Michael Kremer to be delivered on July 8.

We invite submissions from interested researchers on any topic related to development economics in Africa.

We anticipate a range of presentation formats (one-hour presentations, 20-minute presentations, and 5-minute “egg-timer” talks).

The deadline for the submission of papers was Friday 14 May 2021.

Organising Committee: Nava Ashraf (LSE), Oriana Bandiera (LSE), Robin Burgess (LSE), James Habyarimana (Georgetown), Issac Mbiti (Virginia), Ameet Morjaria (Northwestern), Njuguna Ndung’u (AERC), Robert Darko Osei (University of Ghana), Tavneet Suri (MIT), Matthieu Teachout (IGC), Christopher Udry (Northwestern), and Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton).

You can register for the conference here.

Please contact the IGC at  if you have any questions regarding the conference.