Submission deadline – July 14, 2023

University of Zurich, December 18-19, 2023

We are delighted to invite you to submit a paper for the 8th Zurich Conference on Public Finance in Developing Countries.

The Conference brings together leading economists working on public economics in developing countries. The event provides an opportunity for researchers from different universities and countries to discuss their work in a relaxed atmosphere and to develop long-term collaborative relationships.

Keynote Speaker

Leonard Wantchekon (James Madison Professor of Political Economy and Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University)

Ski Day (Optional)

The University of Zurich Department of Economics is organizing a ski day on Wednesday, December 20, 2023.


Economy class travel and hotel accommodation will be covered for presenters and discussants. Participation is free for all participants. 

How to Apply

Please upload your paper at this link. We aim to notify successful applicants in August 2023. 


  • Nada Eissa (Georgetown University and NBER)
  • Francois Gerard (Queen Mary University of London and CEPR)
  • Joana Naritomi (London School of Economics and CEPR)
  • Oyebola Okunogbe (World Bank)
  • Dina Pomeranz (University of Zurich and CEPR)