Second Annual Conference of GDRI on International Development Economics in collaboration with FEMISE

GDRI International Development Economics (GDRI IDE) is organizing, in collaboration with FEMISE and a number of partners, its second annual conference, on November 15 and 16, 2018 at the CERDI in Clermont Ferrand

The 2-days event will feature a number of presentations, plenary sessions and a round table. More than 50 papers will be presented addressing priority issues for development, which include: migration, environment, poverty and inequality, income redistribution, external financing, institutions, agriculture, health, banking and finance, etc

Two plenary sessions are scheduled and a round table as follows:


Rabah Arezki, World Bank

Ibrahim Elbadawi, FEMISE & ERF

Frederic Docquier, UCL








Plenary Session 1: – A new economy for Middle East and North African countries

by Rabah Arezki, Chief Economist, World Bank;

Plenary Session 2: – Climate change, Inequality and Migration

by Frédéric Docquier, Professor at the Catholic University of Louvain, member of the Institute of Economic and Social Research (IRES), and of the Foundation for Studies and Research on International Development, Ferdi (co-author: Jaime de Melo , University of Geneva, FERDI) and FEMISE member.

The round table on the competitiveness of the economies of the South Mediterranean.

Rabah Arezki, Chief Economist of the World Bank

Ibrahim El Badawi, President of FEMISE and Director General of ERF 


To access the agenda, please  click on the link

* The financial contribution of FEMISE towards the event is made in the context of the FEMISE –EU project on “ Support to Economic Research, studies and dialogues of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership » . Any Views expressed in this event are the sole responsability of the speakers.