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Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev) 2011


The Pacific Conference on Development Economics (Pac-Dev) was presented by the Bay Area Development Association, with sessions chaired by faculty from UC Berkeley, Stanford University, UC Davis, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, University of Southern California, University of San Francisco, St. Mary's College, Santa Clara University and San Francisco State University. CEGA served as an institutional home for the conference.

The goal of Pac-Dev was to bring together graduate students, faculty and practitioners to present and discuss various issues facing developing economies.

Date and Time

Mar 12, 2011 8:00am — 5:30pm


Blum Hall & Sutardja Dai Hall
University of California, Berkeley


Each session consisted of presentations of three to four academic research papers in a given area of research. The full agenda is available on this page.

Professor Tim Besley of LSE and Professor Eli Berman of UCSD offered a plenary talk on the topic of Conflict, Economic Development and the State. The session was moderated by Professor Ted Miguel of UC Berkeley.


Edward Miguel (UC Berkeley), Tim Belsey (LSE), Eli Berman (UCSD)


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