Conference 2022 in Stuttgart-Hohenheim

The 2022 German Development Economics Conference (GDE) took place on 9-10 June 2022 and was hosted by the University of Hohenheim. The conference was held as a physical meeting.

Keynote Speakers

Christopher B. Barrett (Cornell University)
Christopher Udry (Northwestern University)

Local Organizers

Regina Birner and Manfred Zeller (University of Hohenheim)

Selection Committee

Axel Dreher (Heidelberg University), Andreas Fuchs (University of Göttingen), Michael Grimm (University of Passau), Isabel Günther (ETH Zürich), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen) and Matthias Schündeln (Goethe University Frankfurt).

Full Program

Please find the full program (including details on sessions, presenters, rooms and links to papers) here.

Program Overview

Thursday, 9 June

15:30Parallel Session 1

1A) Demography
1B) Household Energy
1C) Child Health
1D) Crime
16:40Video (Poster) Session

1A) Environment and Natural Disaster
1B) Survey methodology
1C) Migration & Development
1D) Poverty, Health and Environment
17:30Coffee Break
18:00Official Conference Welcome
18:15Plenary Session with Keynote Address and General Discussion

Christopher Udry (Northwestern University): “Gender and Agriculture in Africa”
19:30Award Ceremony for the Prize for Excellence in Applied Development Research sponsored by the KfW Development Bank
20:00Conference Dinner

Friday, 10 June

8:30Meeting and Registration for new arrivals
9:00Parallel Session 2

2A) Agriculture
2B) Natural Disasters
2C) Firms
2D) Health Behavior
2E) Household Decision Making
2F) Political Economy I
10:30Coffee Break
11:00Parallel Session 3

3A) Local Development I
3B) Economic History
3C) Education
3D) Trade & Social assistance
3E) Conflict & Trade
13:30Plenary Session with Keynote Address and General Discussion

Christopher Barrett (Cornell): “Combatting persistent poverty via catastrophic risk management?”
15:30Parallel Session 4

4A) Political Economy II
4B) Human capital & Social mobility
4C) China
4D) Labor
4E) Household Economics
16:30Coffee Break
17:00Parallel Session 5

5A) Political Economy III
5B) Local Development II
5C) Marriage II
5D) Development Aid
18:30Conference Closing
19:30Dinner (at own expenses and by reservation)
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