The Research Training Group "Globalization and Development" (GlaD) is organizing an international conference, to be held on July 5-6, 2021, in Göttingen, Germany.

Call for papers


The conference program will focus on globalization and development topics.
Fields of particular interest are:

  • Conflict
  • Education
  • Gender
  • Growth
  • Health
  • International organizations
  • Labor markets
  • Microfinance
  • Migration
  • Methods and measurement
  • Political economy
  • Risk and vulnerability
  • Social networks
  • Social norms and institutions
  • Trade, FDI and technology

Keynote speakers:
Stefan Dercon (University of Oxford)
Anke Hoeffler (University of Konstanz)
Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale University)

Please submit your paper or extended abstract here: Submission portal
The submission deadline for papers is February 22nd, 2021 (23:59 CET).
Extended abstracts must be at least 3 pages and the full paper must be provided by mid-June.
Submitted papers will be reviewed by members of the program committee and notifications of acceptance for oral presentations and poster sessions will be circulated by the end of April 2021.

There is a conference fee of 50€ to be transferred upon registration.
There will be a limited number of travel stipends for applicants based in developing countries. Applications to the stipends are possible after acceptance.

The conference is planned to be held physically in Göttingen (if regulations allow), but virtual participation will be possible in case of travel restrictions.

In case of further questions, please contact

For more information on the GlaD research activities have a look at our research program and previous GlaD conferences.