The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG), the Center for Global Development (CGD) and the International Migration Institute (IMI)at the University of Oxford are jointly organizing the Seventh International Conference on “Migration and Development” in Oxford, 30 June – 1 July, 2014. The conference is devoted to investigating ways in which international migration affects economic and social changes in developing countries. Possible topics include the effects of migration on poverty, inequality, and human capital formation in developing countries, diaspora externalities, remittances, brain drain, migration and institutional/technological change.

Submissions in the form of full papers are invited; the deadline is 5 January 2014. See attached PDF for details.

PRIO Research Professor Jørgen Carling serves on the Scientific Committee for the conference.