In Partnership With:

  • George Washington University
  • The University of Maryland
  • Georgetown University
  • American University
  • George Mason University
  • University of Virginia
  • The World Bank
  • The International Food Policy Research Institute
  • Center for Global Development
  • Inter-American Development Bank

Institute for International Economic Policy

Fourth Annual Conference Washington Area Development Economics Symposium (WADES)

Friday, April 8, 2016
Center for Global Development
Fifth Floor 2055 L St, NW,
Washington D.C. 20036

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The Washington Area Development Economics Symposium (WADES) is an annual research conference which highlights academic work from researchers at leading economics institutions in development economics in the Washington DC area. Researchers from George Washington University, University of Maryland, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Virginia, the World Bank, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), American University, George Mason University, and the Center for Global Development are all participants in the symposium.


Contact iiep@gwu.edu with any questions. Please note that WADES conferences are open to the public but participants must register with iiep@gwu.edu.


George Washington University's Institute for International Economic Policy, housed at the Elliott School of International Affairs, is dedicated to producing and disseminating high-quality non-partisan academic and policy relevant research on international economic policy. Areas of focus include international trade, international finance, and development economics.

Please contact iiep@gwu.edu for more information.