Microeconomic approaches to economic development

Keynes College, University of Kent

The School of Economics hosted a research workshop on ‘Microeconomic Approaches to Economic Development’ on 21-22 June 2017 organised by Anirban Mitra and Zaki Wahhaj.

Professor Debraj Ray (New York University) and Professor Kalle Moene (University of Oslo) gave keynote presentations on, respectively, the relationship between group size and conflict, and the role of merit in economic distribution, in a session chaired by Professor Tony Thirlwall.

The programme also included invited talks from researchers in development economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, Royal Holloway College, and the Universities of Bristol, Essex, Oxford, Sussex, Warwick and Kent.

The full programme for the workshop is available here.