with the participation of
The Seventh Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting
The Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM) is annual meeting organized for domestically- and internationally-based economists and other social researchers to present their studies and works. This year the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH), the Development and Policies Research Center (DEPOCEN), the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and the Foreign Trade University (FTU) will host the Seventh Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM 2014).
1. Takashi Kamihigashi (Professor, Kobe University, Japan).
2. Binh Nam Tran (Professor, The New South Wales University, Australia).
3. Hinh T. Dinh (Dr., World Bank, United States).
4. Yiannis Vailakis (Professor, Glasgow University, United Kingdom).
The meeting is now open to registration and calling for papers (see Workshop Program, Call for Paper and Registration pages for details)
1. Vietnam Development Economic Conference (Tentative Agenda)
In addition the Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting 2014 (VEAM 2014) the World Bank together with University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) and Development and Policies Research Center (DEPOCEN) organize the Vietnam Development Economic Conference 2014 (VDEC 2014) as a special addition to this year VEAM.
The Vietnam Development Economic Conference will be held on June 26th 2014, in coordination with the 7th annual Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM) at the same location. VDEC will have a select number of invited presentations by prominent researchers on development issues in Vietnam. There will be about 5-6 presentations with discussants, plus keynote and plenary speakers.
Mr. Kaushik Basu, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank will give the plenary presentation. Tentative list of researchers who will present at VDEC include John Rand (University of Copenhagen), Caine Rolleston/Zoe James (University of Oxford), Thea Nielsen (Universität Hohenheim), Loren Brandt (University of Toronto), Anh Tran (Indiana University)
The conference is an open conference and registration is free. We strongly encourage the Vietnamese economists who attend VEAM to attend VDEC.
2. VEAM's mini-course on Impact Evaluation in Development (Tentative Agenda)
The World Bank together with other VEAM host organizations plan to hold a mini-course on Impact Evaluation in Development (IE training). It is planned that following the Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting and the Vietnam Development Economic conference, the course will take place on June 27th at the same location. The one-day course is aimed at researchers and practitioners. It will cover the role and methods used in a rigorous impact evaluation. It will provide participants with the necessary methodology and practical knowledge to meet a growing demand for rigorous evaluation of development programmes. Gabriel Demombynes (Senior Economist, World Bank) and Quy-Toan Do (Senior Economist, World Bank) will lead the course.
All participants of VEAM and/or VDEC are strongly encourage to attend the course for free. Participation for Registered participants from other provinces apart from HCM City may receive free accommodation and air-ticket subject to budget availability and first-come-first-serve basis.
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