Workshop on Microeconomic Approaches to Development Economics

The School of Economics held its second workshop on Microeconomic Approaches to Development Economics on 24-25 June 2019. The workshop was co-sponsored by the Royal Economic Society. It brought together internationally leading and junior academics from the fields of Political Economy, Organisational Economics and Development Economics to present and discuss research papers under the theme ‘Organisations, Institutions and the Mind’. Invited speakers included Professors Sonia Bhalotra (University of Essex), Maitreesh Ghatak (London School of Economics), Lakshmi Iyer (University of Notre Dame), and  Dilip Mookherjee (Boston University). As well as the invited speakers, the workshop was attended by Kent academics and students from the schools of Economics; Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research; Engineering and Digital Arts, and Kent Business School.