9th International Conference on Migration and Development

Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute

Florence, Italy, 13-14 June 2016


Deadline for submissions: 15 January 2016


The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG) and the Migration Policy Centre of the European University Institute (MPC-EUI) are jointly organising the 9th International Conference on Migration and Development. The conference is devoted to investigating ways in which international migration affects economic and social change in developing countries. Possible topics include the effects of migration on poverty, inequality, and human capital formation; social networks and migration; diaspora externalities; remittances; brain drain; migration and institutional/technological change.


A selection of papers from the conference will be considered for a special issue of the Journal of Economic Geography.


Submissions of full papers (PDF files) should be sent by 15 January 2016 to: migdevconference@eui.eu.


Papers should be the standard length of an academic paper and must be in English. Papers submitted should not already be published elsewhere or have been accepted for publication elsewhere at the time of submission. Papers can be co-authored.


Decisions will be communicated by 25 February 2016.

Travel (economy class) and accommodation in Florence for up to three nights will be covered for those whose papers have been accepted.


For more information and the full call for papers, click here.  


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