19th Midwest International Economic Development Conference

April 1-2, 2022

Keynote Speaker: Karen Macours, Paris School of Economics

"Long after transfers end: human capital investment, social dynamics and mobility"

April 1-2, 2022

McNamara Alumni Center

Minneapolis, MN

Friday, April 1, 2022

8:30-9:30 a.m.- Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30-11:30 Session I
A. Agriculture I

B. Education

C. Finance and Credit

11:45-1:15 p.m.- Lunch

1:15-3:15 p.m.- Session II

A. Migration and Refugees

B. Gender and Education

C. Political Economy

3:15-3:30- Break

3:30-5:30 p.m.-Session III

A. Agriculture II

B. Firms

C. Labor

5:30-6:00 p.m.- Reception

6:00-7:00 p.m.- Dinner

7:00-8:00 p.m.- Keynote

Saturday, April 2, 2022

8:00-8:30 a.m.- Continental breakfast

8:30-10:30 a.m- Session IV

A. Agriculture III

B. Health

C. Trade

10:30-10:45 a.m.- Break

10:45-12:45 p.m.- Session V

A. Gender and Fertility

B. Environment

C. Poverty and Inequality

1:00-2:00 p.m.- Lunch

Topics of this year's conference include:

  • Firms

  • Gender and Fertility

  • Health

  • Labor

  • Migration and Refugees

  • Political Economy

  • Poverty and Inequality

  • Trade

  • Agriculture: Markets and Product Quality

  • Agriculture: Technology, Subsidies, and Tenure

  • Agriculture: Climate Change and Risk

  • Education

  • Environment

  • Gender and Education

  • Finance and Credit