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Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev) 2020

Conference   |   past event  |  Mar 14 2020

NOTICE: We take the health and safety of our colleagues very seriously and want to do all that we can to minimize transmission of COVID-19. In light of the rapidly evolving situation, we have decided to move the Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev) fully online. See the complete schedule for links to the webinar sessions.

UC Berkeley is excited to host the 13th annual Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev), one of the major annual conferences dedicated to development economics. The event brings together researchers and practitioners to present and discuss work that enhances our understanding of economic development, advances theoretical and empirical methods, and improves development interventions and policy.

Conference Details

The PacDev 2020 Conference — organized by the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) — will be held virtually on Saturday, March 14. Sessions will run from 8:30am – 5:30pm. The Call for Presentations is now closed.

Gabriel Zucman of UC Berkeley will keynote this year’s PacDev, with a talk on “21st Century Tax Systems for Developing Countries.” Zucman is an Assistant Professor of Economics, where his research focuses on the accumulation and distribution of global wealth.

Conference Schedule

Virtual sessions will run from 8:30am – 5:00pm. You can find the full agenda here.

Accessing the Virtual Conference

The conference will be hosted online, via Zoom Webinar, which is widely used. See below for how to set up and use. We are excited to encourage knowledge-sharing and collaboration in this new way!

Using Zoom:

In order to attend, watch sessions, and participate in Q&A, please:

  1. Download the Zoom app
  2. Find the link to the session webinar you’d like to attend in the PacDev agenda.
  3. Join the webinar (please find here information on how to join a meeting using Zoom)
  4. Attendees will be joined with their video off and their microphone on mute.
  5. Attendees can ask questions in the chat, as well as upvote questions asked by others.

The complete schedule is updated with Zoom links to all sessions.

Refunds

Given that the conference is no longer in-person, we will be refunding all attendees the full cost of registration. If you have not received your refund by Monday, 3/16 please notify Dustin Marshall (dmarsh1231@berkeley.edu).

Past Editions

PacDev 2019 at the University of Southern California

PacDev 2018 at UC Davis

PacDev 2017 at University of California, Riverside

PacDev 2016 at Stanford

PacDev 2015 at University of California, San Diego

PacDev 2014 at UCLA

PacDev 2013 at San Francisco State University

PacDev 2012 at University of California, Davis

PacDev 2011 at University of California, Berkeley

PacDev 2010 at University of Southern California

PacDev 2009 at San Francisco State University

PacDev 2008 at University of California, San Diego

PacDev 2007 at University of California, Davis

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Gabriel Zucman
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