About the Conference

The Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev) is presented by the Bay Area Development Association, with sessions chaired by faculty from UC Berkeley, Stanford University, UC Davis, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, University of Southern California, University of San Francisco, St. Mary's College, Santa Clara University and San Francisco State University.

PacDev is one of a handful of major annual conferences dedicated to international development. The event brings together graduate students, faculty and practitioners to present and discuss research that enhances our understanding of economic development, advances theoretical and empirical methods, and improves development interventions and policy.

Past PacDev Conferences

PacDev 2011 at University of California, Berkeley

PacDev 2010 at University of Southern California

PacDev 2009 at San Francisco State University

PacDev 2008 at University of California, San Diego

PacDev 2007 at University of California, Davis