Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Agriculture and Economic Development: The 3rd International Workshop in Memory of Yair Mundlak

Rehovot, Israel, May 21-22, 2018

Announcement and Call for Papers

The Department of Environmental Economics and Management of the Hebrew University will host an international workshop on "Agriculture and Economic Development" in memory of Professor Yair Mundlak. The workshop will take place on the campus of the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment in Rehovot, Israel, during May 21-22, 2018.

Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University

The program of the workshop will include both invited and contributed presentations. We solicit cutting-edge papers in the broad area of the theme of the workshop, including the Economics of Agriculture, Development, Natural Resources and the Environment.

Those interested in presenting a paper at this workshop should submit an extended abstract or a complete paper, and include the name, position and affiliation of the proposed presenter, to, before February 28, 2018. Preference will be given to those submitting complete papers.

The registration fee is $200, including lunches, dinners, coffee breaks, and a field trip. Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements. Information on registration procedures and local accommodations will be provided later.

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