Pathways to Development Conference 2022

The first Pathways to Development Conference was held in December 2022 on the themes of equitable and sustainable development in Pakistan. 22 panel sessions were held over the three day event, where 50+ academics had the opportunity to present research papers and engage with practitioners and policymakers. Keynote speakers for the inaugural conference included Dr. Ghazala Mansuri (World Bank) and Dr. Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University), along with presentations by scholars from local and international universities including Yale University, University of Oxford, University of Warwick, Pomona College, Stanford University, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Institute of Business Administration Karachi, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University and Lahore School of Economics.

The conference was hosted jointly by the following institutions: Institute of Development & Economic Alternatives (IDEAS), Chaudhry Nazar Muhammad Department of Economics at LUMS, Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre at LUMS, Institute of Development Studies at University of Sussex (IDS), Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR), International Growth Centre, and Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP).

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