Conference 2007 in Goettingen

“Development Economics”

  • The role of particular markets (e.g. labor, land, and capital markets) in affecting sustainable economic growth over all groups of population (pro-poor growth)
  • Linkage of financial policies, financial institutions and financial system development with economic growth as well as efforts of developing countries in applying innovative approaches to mobilizing financing in international markets
  • Aspects of rural and urban development including the access to an adequate infrastructure, social security, health care and educational opportunities and its implications
  • Agriculture and environment: the impact of sustainable agriculture and efficient use of natural resources on development
  • Aid effectiveness: including the incentives for good governance, the macroeconomic effects of foreign aid, aid allocation and poverty reduction as well as methodologies for assessing the effectiveness of political measures
  • Microfinance: i.e. government’s role in microfinance, the emerging consensus in regulation and supervision, the relationship between microfinance and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

Programme   —     Papers