BCDE9 Announcement


The 9th BCDE to be hosted by UPSA

We’re very excited to announce that the 9th Bolivian Conference on Development Economics (BCDE9) will be hosted by Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz (UPSA), on November 29-30, 2018. The conference is jointly organized by the Sociedad de Economistas de Bolivia (SEBOL), Instituto de Estudios Avanzados para el Desarrollo (INESAD), Academia Boliviana de Ciencias Económicas (ABCE).

We are working on the logistics and contacting outstanding speakers, we hope you can join us in Santa Cruz.

Keynote Speaker

Ariel Kalil (Ph.D. University of Michigan) is a professor at the University of Chicago-Harris School of Public Policy. At Harris, she directs the Center for Human Potential and Public Policy and co-directs the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab. Ariel is a developmental psychologist who studies economic conditions, parenting, and child development. Her current research examines the historical evolution of income-based gaps in parenting behavior and children’s cognitive and non-cognitive skills. She is leading a variety of field experiments designed to strengthen parental engagement and child development in low-income families using tools drawn from behavioral economics and neuroscience.

Important Information

  • Date: 29-30 of November.
  • Call for papers and sessions: TBA


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