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Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2016: Data and Development Economics

June 21, 2016 | 13:00 ET, 17:00 GMT

The Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE), organized by the World Bank Development Economics (DEC) Vice Presidency, is one of the world’s best known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge on development. The conference aims to promote the exchange of cutting-edge research among researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners. The next conference will take place on June 20-21, 2016 at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The theme of the conference will be “Data and Development.”

Speakers

Director of A- Cooperation, European Statistical System, Eurostat

Professor of Economics and a Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan

Professor of Public Policy and Economics NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Managing Director, Financial Access Initiative

Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Applied Economics, Sloan School of Management, MIT

Director, Development Data Group, The World Bank Group

Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group