Bolivian Conference

on Development
Economics 2020

Thank you for participating. See you in 2021!

We are delighted to invite to join us to the 11th version of the Bolivian Conference on Development Economics (BCDE2020), which this year will be held online, on Monday and Tuesday, July 27th and 28th, 2020.

About the Conference

The Bolivian Conference on Development Economics aims at bringing together local and international scholars for the exchange of ideas and discussion of recent research on all areas related to economic development.

We welcome submissions of theoretical and applied research, and we particularly encourage female and Bolivian scholars at an early stage in their careers to submit their work. The conference is organized by the Bolivian Society of Economists (SEBOL), with support from the Institute for Advanced Development Studies (INESAD), the Bolivian Academy of Economic Sciences (ABCE), and Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB). The conference this year will host special sessions celebrating the launch of the Bolivian chapter of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the launch of the Municipal Atlas of the SDGs in Bolivia.The conference provides a platform for attendees to share best practices, create new partnerships, and gain insights into the newest trends in the industry. Attendees learn how to leverage the power of to maximize the impact of their marketing efforts, reduce costs, and gain a competitive edge.

Keynote Speakers

Marcelo Olarreaga

is Professor of Economics at the University of Geneva, and Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London. Before joining the University of Geneva he worked in the Research Department of the World Bank, as well as in the Economics Research Division of the World Trade Organization. He has also been invited professor at CERDI/FERDI (France), the Graduate Institute (Switzerland), INSEAD (France), Institute CLAEH (Uruguay), SciencePo-Paris (France), Universidad de la República (Uruguay) and the University of Antwerp (Belgium). He is an expert and active researcher in international economics.

Johanna Rickne

is Professor of Economics at the Swedish Institute for Social Research at Stockholm University. She is also an Affiliate Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham, a Research Fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics in Bonn, and member of the Center for Economic and Political Research (CEPR). She has been visiting professor at Yale, ITAM, Harvard, Tokyo, UC Berkeley, Columbia, PUC-Rio, and Beijing universities. She is an expert and a leading researcher in gender economics, labor economics and political economics, and China’s economic and social development. Her work has been published in top academic journals in Political Science and Economics.

Jeffrey D. Sachs

is Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, where he directed the Earth Institute from 2002 until 2016. He is also the Director of the UN’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and a commissioner of the UN’s Broadband Commission for Development. He has been an advisor to three UN Secretaries-General, and currently serves as a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate under UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. He is the author of several books including The Ages of Globalization (2020), The Age of Sustainable Development (2015), and The End of Poverty (2005).

Organizing Committee

Lykke E. Andersen, Chair, SDSN BoliviaUPBABCESEBOLINESAD
Stefano CanelasSDSN Bolivia
Pablo Cuba BordaFederal Reserve BoardSEBOL
Diego EscobariUniversity of Texas Rio Grande ValleySEBOLABCE
Alejandro HerreraIDBSEBOL
Paola MonteroUPB
Joaquín MoralesUPBSEBOL
Andrés MorillasINESAD
Mariana PérezUPB
Fabiola SaavedraUCLouvainSEBOL
Pablo SelayaUniversity of CopenhagenSEBOLABCE
Mauricio TejadaILADESSEBOL 

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