Nordic conference on Development Economics
University of Copenhagen 17-18 June 2019
The Development Economics Research Group (DERG) at the Department of Economics at the University of Copenhagen in collaboration with the Nordic Network in Development Economics will organize the 18th Nordic Conference in Development Economics on 17-18 June 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Please bring your presentation either on a memory stick or make sure that you can access it via an internet connection.
You have 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion and Q&A.
Latest updated June 12.
Professor Travis J. Lybbert, UC Davis, Editor the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, will deliver a keynote on “Poverty, Aspirations, and the Economics of Hope”.
Professor Marc F. Bellemare, University of Minnesota, Co-Editor in Chief of Food Policy, entitled “Value Chains: Toward an Industrial Organization of Development?”
There is no conference fee.
The University of Copenhagen will provide most meals during the conference days including the conference dinner June 17. Therefore please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.
Travel and accommodation
Conference participants must finance their travel and accommodation at their own expense or seek support from their home universities/affiliations.
We encourage participants to book hotels as soon as possible.
The conference proceedings will be in English.
The conference will take place at Department of Economics at University of Copenhagen, in building 35.
Address: University of Copenhagen, Øster Farigmagsgade 5, DK-1353 Copenhagen K (entrance from Gammeltoftsgade 15)
Department of Economics at University of Copenhagen is located near the city centre and Nørreport train station.
How to get there:
By metro: Take the metro directly from the airport to Nørreport station. From Nørreport station you have a 10-minute walk to the campus area.
By train: Take the train directly from the airport or Copenhagen Central Station to Nørreport station. From Nørreport station you have a 10-minute walk to the campus area.
Link to Rejseplanen: Via Rejseplanen you can simply write where from and where to you want to go and the site will provide you with all travel details (distance, price, travel possibilities). You can also buy tickets via Rejseplanen.
It is in general very easy to walk (and bike) in Copenhagen.