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History

Below you will find a list of the past conferences and their keynote speakers.

Year Host Dates Keynote Speaker
1 2004 Minnesota William Easterly
2 2005 Minnesota Mark Rosenzweig
3 2006 Minnesota Dani Rodrik
4 2007 Minnesota Chris Udry
5 2008 UW Madison Alain de Janvry
6 2009 Minnesota James Robinson
7 2010 Minnesota Esther Duflo
8 2011 UW Madison April 15-16 Pranab Bardhan
9 2012 Minnesota April 20-21 Daron Acemoglu
10 2013 UW Madison April 5-6 Martin Ravallion
11 2014 Minnesota May 2-3 Tim Besley
12 2015 UW Madison April 24-25 Gordon Hanson
13 2016 Minnesota May 6-7 Michael Kremer
14 2017 UW Madison April 21-22 Pascaline Dupas
15 2018 Minnesota April 27-28 Dean Karlan
16 2019 UW Madison April 26-27 Oriana Bandiera
17 2020 Purdue April 17-18 Jonathan Morduch
18 2021 Northwestern April 30-May 1 Eliana La Ferrara
19 2022 Minnesota April 1-2 Karen Macours
20 2023 UHouston March 31-April 1 Erica Field
21 2024 UChicago April 5-6 James Heckman
22 2025 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign March 28-29 Mushfiq Mobarak