Call for Papers
Third Workshop of the Research Initiative on the Economics of the Middle East
November 5-6, 2018
Application Deadline: August 15, 2018
The Research Unit “Développement et sociétés”, Institut d’étude du développement économique et social (IEDES), Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University and Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) are organizing a workshop on the economics of the Middle East on November 5-6, 2018.
The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers working on different aspects of economic development in the Middle East and North Africa, with a particular emphasis on economic policies in the region. The workshop is open to considering rigorous research from economists, historians and political scientists. Fresh PhDs and early career researchers are especially encouraged to apply. The following sub-themes will be especially welcome in the Paris workshop:
Economic history and development in theregion
Labour markets and socialpolicies
Migration and refugees: economic and politicalaspects
Monetary and fiscal policies in the Arabworld
Natural resources and politicalinstitutions
Political economy of reforms in the post-Arab springcontext
Structural transformation of the economies of theregion
It is hoped that most participants will be able to finance their travel and accommodation from their own institutions, but there will be a small fund available to help those who cannot (particularly PhD students and young researchers).
Papers should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
by August 15, 2018; authors will be informed about the decisions no later than August 31, 2018.
Research Unit “Développement et sociétés”, Institut d’étude du développement économique et social (IEDES), Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University and Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)
David Cobham (Heriot Watt University), Adeel Malik (Oxford University), Mohamed Ali Marouani (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Abdallah Zouache (Sciences-Po Lille)