Discounted early registration ends Monday, October 10th.

NEUDC 2022 Conference 

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.

Houses on stilts in a river in Bangladesh
                           Photo by Mohammad Rakibul Hasan

Register to attend the Conference

Conference registration has opened on July 1, 2022 at this link - NEUDC 2022 (

Early registration for general faculty and business is $200.

Early discounted registration is $120, which is applicable to all students, all post-docs, residents of low- and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs), and faculty at community colleges and historically Black colleges and universities.

The early registration discount ends at 11:30pm on Monday, October 10, 2022, after which registration will be $250 for faculty or business and $150 for individuals in discounted categories.

The registration fee will include breakfast, lunch, coffee/tea, and dinner on Saturday, and breakfast and coffee/tea on Sunday.

International travelers: Given current visa application timelines and delays, we would strongly encourage conference participants from outside the US to register for the conference in advance and apply for their visas well in advance. 

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.

Additional hotels in the New Haven area include The Blake Hotel New Haven, The Study at Yale, and Omni New Haven Hotel. Please note that these hotels do not offer a conference discounted rate. 

Travel grant opportunity: J-PAL’s Governance Initiative (GI), which funds randomized evaluations of strategies to improve governance, is now offering Conference Travel Grants to support the participation of researchers from low- and middle-income countries at leading economics conferences. Up to two successful applicants will be fully funded to attend the NEUDC 2022 Conference. Researchers have until September 5, 2022 to apply and must submit a letter of support from a J-PAL affiliate or GI invited researcher with their application. Find more information on how to apply here. For any questions, please reach out to

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. Yale's current mask protocol is that masks must be worn in classrooms and other instructional settings. 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  

The Call for Papers is now closed

From June 15 to Aug 15, 2022, EGC welcomed submissions of papers that investigate topics in economic development broadly defined. We expect to notify all submitters of decisions by October 1, 2022.