16 - 17 April 2015 / Geneva / Graduate Institute, Geneva

Sustainable development in Low-Income Developing Countries requires a scaling up of investment in physical and social infrastructure. The post-2015 development agenda will require innovative strategies aimed at catalyzing domestic and external financing from the official and private sectors. The scientific committee welcomes submissions on the following topics:

  • Opportunities and risks of different sources of external financing
  • Assessing debt sustainability in LIDCs
  • Leveraging innovative development finance
  • Donor coordination
  • How to measure aid flows by traditional and new lenders
  • The political economy of aid and the emerging global aid architecture
  • Grants versus loans
  • Budget support versus project finance
  • The macroeconomic and social effects of aid
  • Long-term infrastructure finance
  • Domestic resource mobilization

5 - 6 June 2015 / Cagliari, Sardinia / Università di Cagliari, Sardinia

The Workshop will bring together researchers interested in studying entrepreneurship. We welcome submissions related to (occupational) choice, entrepreneurial behaviour, incentives to promote entrepreneurship, relevant program evaluations, entrepreneurship & institutions, the management of entrepreneurship and innovation, entrepreneurship & (venture) capital, financing entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship & regions, theory of the firm, etc. We welcome both theoretical and empirical contributions (empirical work based on data of developing and developed countries).

The (draft) papers should be submitted by Friday 12 December 2014.

 

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