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ANU Arndt-Corden Department of Economics presents

Australasian Development Economics Workshop 2018



6th June 2018
7th June 2018


Hedley Bull Centre 130, cnr Garran Road and Liversidge Street, ANU


Professor John Gibson, University of Waikato

Professor Anandi Mani, University of Oxford

plus many more



The 14th Australasian Development Economics Workshop (ADEW) will be held on 6–7 June 2018 at The Australian National University.

Sponsored by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), ADEW is an annual workshop that brings together development economists from around Australia and internationally. The event provides a forum for rigorous research in the field of development economics, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.

Keynote speakers
John Gibson, University of Waikato
Anandi Mani, University of Oxford

Policy forum
Energy for development

Key dates
Paper submissions due: 9 March 2018
Notification of paper status: 9 April 2018
Registration open: 9 April 2018
ADEW: 6–7 June 2018


Keynote address: Hedley Bull Lecture Theatre 1
Parallel sessions: Hedley Bull Lecture Theatre 2 and Lecture Theatre 3

Past ADEWs
Past Australasian Development Economics Workshops

Program Committee
Paul Burke
Matthew Dornan
Hoa Nguyen
Eva Vivalt


Call for papers
The Call for Papers for the 2018 ADEW is now open. To submit your paper, please follow this link.

All high-quality papers within the field of development economics are welcome. Submissions are welcome from academics, practitioners, and postgraduate students. Submission of a full draft paper is required.

For postgraduate students: we encourage you to also upload a letter of support from your supervisor.

There will be no registration fee for ADEW 2018. We will be able to cover travel within Australia and accommodation costs for a limited number of postgraduate students to present at ADEW 2018. All authors will be advised if their paper has been accepted by 9 April 2018.

If you have any queries, please contact

Accommodation is to be booked directly by individual participants. Information about accommodation options will be provided in early 2018.

Additional information

Arriving in Canberra

Canberra Airport is served by most of Australia’s major cities, as well as several international connections. By road, Canberra is located approximately 3.5 hours from Sydney. There is a frequent coach service from Sydney to Canberra.


It is your responsibility to ensure visa documentation is correct and complete before you commence your journey. Information can be found here.

Useful links

Visit Canberra
Canberra Airport

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