Workshop “Finance and Development”

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CfP Deadline Date:
February 4, 2019
Conference Event:
April 25-26, 2019

Event Location:
Berlin, Germany
Keynote Speaker(s):
David McKenzie (World Bank)
DIW Berlin

Financial systems have developed rapidly in many developing countries. These changes increase the need for research into their effects. To this end DIW Berlin will host a workshop in the field of “Finance and Development” to be held in Berlin on April 25 in the afternoon and full day April 26, 2019. The workshop will not have parallel sessions.
The keynote speaker is David McKenzie (World Bank).

We ask for contributions towards the workshop with a particular focus on behavioral aspects of financial decision making in developing countries.
– Financial inclusion of households and entrepreneurs
– Household finance in developing countries
– Financial literacy, Microfinance, SME finance
– Capital flows and their impact on developing countries

Decisions of participation will be made by the program committee, which consists of Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School), Martin Brown (University St. Gallen), Xavier Gine (World Bank), Robert Lensink (University Groningen), Lukas Menkhoff (DIW Berlin), Ugo Panizza (Graduate Institute Geneva) and Bilal Zia (World Bank).

Please send full papers together with a binding nomination of the presenter to by February 4th 2019. Notices of acceptance will be given by March 1st. In case of questions please don’t hesitate to contact Anja Kegel at the same email address.


Further Information

Link CfP:
Workshop “Finance and Development”