CSAE Conference 2020: Economic Development in Africa

When: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 @ 08:30 - Tue, 24 Mar 2020

Where: Oxford

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CSAE Conference 2020 - Registration is now open!

The CSAE Conference is an annual three day event with a broad focus on issues that are relevant for economic development in Africa. Find out all about this year's conference on the CSAE Conference website, including this year's keynote speaker, our Conference 2020 app, and venue information.

Programme is now available!

You can view the CSAE Conference 2020 programme on the registration website. Full an overall picture of the Conference schedule, take a look at the CSAE Conference 2020 Programme at a Glace document by clicking the red button at the bottom of this page.

Keynote Speaker: Abebe Aemro Selassie (African Department at the International Monetary Fund)
Find out more about Abebe Aemro Selassie and our panellists on the CSAE Conference 2020 website.

Keynote Speaker - Abebe Aemro Selassie

Opening Plenary Panel: Tax Collection in Developing Countries
Dina Pomeranz (University of Zurich), Wilson Prichard (University of Toronto), and Abebe Shimeles (African Economic Research Consortium)

Closing Plenary Panel: With the Rise of RCTs, is Development Economics Research Really Increasingly Asking the Wrong Questions?
Rachel Glennerster (UK Government Department for International Development) - TBC, John Halstead (Founders Pledge), and Girum Abebe Tefera (World Bank).

How can I register to attend the Conference?

You can register for the CSAE Conference 2020 via the registration website. The registration portal will remain open for all other participants until 01 March 2020.

You can find out all you need to know about the conference on the registration website

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update and Resources

We are closely monitoring advice from the UK government, the University of Oxford, and international health experts. Currently, the conference will continue as planned. We will keep our community up to date on the latest news, information, and approaches to help keep our attendees healthy and safe. We will communicate any changes with conference delegates directly and update our website accordingly.

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View the CSAE Conference 2020 Programme at a Glance

CSAE Conference 2020 Programme at a Glance