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Call for Papers: World Bank ABCA Conference on Africa (Funded) 2018

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Call for Papers: World Bank ABCA Conference on Africa

Call for Papers: World Bank ABCA Conference on Africa (Funded) 2018.

World Bank Group in association with the Stanford Committee are
calling for papers examining the Challenges and Opportunities of Firms’
Productivity in Africa.
The fifth Annual Bank Conference on Africa (ABCA) will be held at
Stanford, California, on May 31- June 1, 2018. It will cover various
topics pertinent to firms in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is being organized
jointly by the World Bank (Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa
Region), and the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development.
The
conference will include a keynote address by David McKenzie of the
World Bank and opening remarks by Makhtar Diop (World Bank
Vice-President for the Africa Region), as well as invited contributions
by senior scholars.

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Submitted papers with a focus on Africa are now welcome on any of the following topics:
  1. Technology, innovation and firm performance
  2. Productivity and resource allocation
  3. The role of firms in job creation
  4. Worker productivity and incentives
  5. Data and measurement issues pertinent to firms’ growth in Africa
  6. High growth entrepreneurship, incubators, accelerators and start-ups.
As
well as papers that examine the following in the context of firms:
economic growth, conflict, resilience, input and output markets, gender,
property rights, infrastructure, and financial constraints.
Application Deadline: 23rd February 2018
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To Be Taken At (Country): USA
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Value of Award: Limited funds to support travel for successful African presenters may be available.
Duration of Program: May 31- June 1, 2018.
Full papers should be submitted in pdf format by February 23, 2018. Submissions should be e-mailed to abca@worldbank.org,
and will be considered by a program committee including Marcel
Fafchamps (Stanford), Markus Goldstein (World Bank), Jessica Leino
(Stanford), Pete Klenow (Stanford), David McKenzie (World Bank), César
Calderón (World Bank).
Decisions will be made by March 30. Limited funds to support travel for successful African presenters may be available.

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