NEUDC 2022 Conference – Call for Papers now open (June 15 – Aug 15, 2022)

The North East Universities Development Consortium (NEUDC) annual conference will be held in-person this year and hosted by the Economic Growth Center at Yale University in New Haven, CT.  Sessions will run all day Saturday, November 5, and Sunday morning, November 6.

NEUDC has organized annual conferences in development economics since 1967. The location and sponsorship of the annual NEUDC conference usually rotates among the organizing institutions: Boston University, Brown University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, MIT, Northwestern University, Tufts University, Williams College, and Yale.

Submit a paper

EGC invites academics working in development economics to submit a paper for the NEUDC 2022 conference at this link.

We welcome all papers that investigate topics in economic development broadly defined. Please spread the word among colleagues and students who may be interested as well. 

Paper submissions have opened on June 15, 2022. Paper submissions will close on August 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM. Only full drafts of papers will be considered, with an abstract not exceeding 250 words. We expect to notify all submitters of decisions by October 1, 2022.

Register to attend the Conference

Conference registration will open July 1, 2022 on this website. Early registration at a discounted fee will close September 5, 2022. Students and citizen residents of low- and lower-middle countries will have a substantially discounted registration fee. The registration will include breakfast, lunch, coffee/tea, and dinner on Saturday, and breakfast and coffee/tea on Sunday.

The following hotel options at a discounted group rate are now available for you to make reservations:

We strongly encourage you to make your hotel reservations early to avail of the discounted price. The conference cannot provide financial support for travel or accommodation costs.

Covid-19 Protocols: All guests must be fully vaccinated and boosted if eligible, carry proof of vaccination and booster if eligible with them, and be prepared to share proof if asked. Children under 5 are exempt from this policy. Guests must also comply with university Covid-19 policies in place at the time of the conference, which are frequently updated at this link:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at