Call for papers for the Frontiers in Development Policy Conference, Seoul

Korea Development Institute School of Public Policy and Management (KDI School) is delighted to invite policy makers, professors, and experts to submit papers related to the field of international development cooperation. Selected papers will be presented during the Frontiers in Development Policy Conference, which will be held from 17- 18 September, 2020 in Seoul, Korea. The deadline for submitting papers was 30 June 2020.

Start Date: 17 September 2020 End Date: 18 September 2020

The Frontiers in Development Policy Conference aims to share empirical and policy research findings on development policy in the context of international development cooperation. This event will provide a platform not only to explore the complex processes of the global economic market, but also to debate policies and actions towards designing and executing high-quality development policies.
The KDI School welcomes submission of high-quality original research papers in the areas of international development policy. Panel or individual papers may also be submitted. Topics of paper include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • International development cooperation policy (including priority partner countries);
  • Impact evaluation;
  • Inclusive finance and growth;
  • Data economy research in development;
  • Social economy in developing countries;
  • Conflict and development; and
  • Open government and innovation for development.

Interested authors must register and submit a paper by email to by 30 June 2020. The paper should include authors’ affiliation and contact information. Authors of accepted papers will be contacted after 10 July 2020.

A maximum of seven authors will be selected, and those who present the paper at the conference will be awarded with an honorarium of USD 5,000 as well as airfare and accommodation. Authors of accepted papers will also have the opportunity to submit in the conference volume.

For details on how to apply, deadlines and more information please click here.