Economic Growth, Convergence and Agricultural Economics

Growth in many developing countries has surged in the last 25 years, driving major shifts in food demand, production, policies, and trade. What do these unprecedented changes mean for our research agenda?

This seminar will look at the impacts of rapid developing country growth and convergence with developed countries, and the implications for future research in agricultural economics.

 Keynote Speaker

Discussants

  • Louise Fox, Chief Economist, USAID
  • Hanan Jacoby, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank
  • Daria Taglioni, Lead Economist, Trade & Competitiveness, International Finance Corporation, World Bank