Development Economics

Research in the Development Economics (DE) Programme covers:

  • private sector development in low income countries
  • poverty reduction
  • microeconomics of growth
  • markets and market failures: land, credit, insurance
  • social services and human capital: health and education policies
  • political economy and organizational reform
  • environment and development

The Development Economics Programme is directed by Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University)    

Researchers in the Programme meet at the annual Symposium. Recent Symposia have included:

In addition to its annual symposium, the DE Programme has organized conferences such as

More information on the Development Economics Programme: