The African Economic Conference 2013 (http://www.afdb.org/en/aec) will be jointly organized by the African Development Bank, the Economic Commission for Africa and the United Nations Development Programme.
The objectives of the conference series are: (1) To promote knowledge management as an important driver of policy dialogue, good policy planning and implementation; (2) To foster dialogue that promotes the exchange of ideas and innovative thinking among researchers, development practitioners and African policymakers; (3) To encourage and enhance research on economic and policy issues related to the development of African economies; and (4) To provide an opportunity for young African researchers, Africans in the Diaspora, regional and sub-regional organizations to disseminate their research findings as well as share information with African policymakers on the work they do in the region.
Authors are invited to submit full papers before August 30, 2013 following the instructions on the website: http://www.afdb.org/en/aec. Papers will be blind reviewed by an independent institution. The objective is to have the highest quality papers presented at the conference.