I co-organize (with Vanessa Alviarez, Joao Ayres, Bridget Hoffmann, Cezar Santos, and Diego Vera-Cossio) EconNet, the technical seminar series of the IDB’s Research Department and the Knowledge, Innovation and Communications Sector. This seminar provides a forum for learning and discussing the latest Economics research. Guest speakers are academics from universities, think-tanks and other research centers.
People, Markets, and Cities
6th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference
Washington, D.C., September 9, 2019
The 6th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Conference brought together academics and development practitioners to present and discuss questions relating to People, Markets, and Cities. In particular, the conference focused on effective land, housing, transport, and local labor market policy in cities and their implications for economic development and social inclusion.