15th International Conference on
Migration and Development

September 15 and 16, 2022
Nova SBE, Carcavelos Campus
Lisbon, Portugal


Keynote Presentations


Anna-Maria Mayda

Georgetown University


Call For Papers – Deadline: July 25, 2022

Invitation to submit:

The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG), the Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and the Nova School of Business and Economics at Nova University Lisbon are jointly organizing the 15th International Conference on “Migration and Development”.

The conference is devoted to investigating ways in which international migration affects economic and social change in developing countries. Possible topics include the effects of migration on poverty, inequality, and human capital formation; social networks and migration; migration and globalization; migration and institutional / technological / demographic / cultural change in sending countries, today and in the past.

The plan is to have the conference fully in person, subject to the travel restrictions at the time of the conference.

Submission guidelines and timetable:

Submissions of full papers (pdf file name should begin with submitting author last name) are expected by July 25, 2022. Submissions should be sent via online form at .

Decisions are expected to be communicated by August 15, 2022. Travel (economy class) and accommodation in Lisbon for up to three nights will be covered.

Organizing Committee:

Catia Batista (Nova SBE), Raquel Fernandes (Nova SBE), Anna Goodman (World Bank), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Serge Rabier (AFD), Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics).

Scientific Committee:

Chair: Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics). Ran Abramitzky (Stanford), Catia Batista (Nova SBE), Sam Bazzi (UC San Diego), Michel Beine (Luxembourg), Simone Bertoli (CERDI), Michael Clemens (CGD), Patricia Cortes (Boston U), Frédéric Docquier (LISER), Giovanni Facchini (Nottingham), Paola Giuliano (UCLA), William Kerr (Harvard Business School), Anna Maria Mayda (Georgetown), David McKenzie (World Bank), Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown), Melanie Morten (Stanford), Çağlar Özden (World Bank), Pedro Vicente (Nova SBE), Dean Yang (University of Michigan).

Download the pdf version of the call for papers here.



Travel to Carcavelos campus


The easiest way to come to Lisbon is by airplane to the Lisbon airport. The easiest way to get from the airport to the Nova campus in Carcavelos is by Taxi or Uber. It is a 30Km journey that costs up to 35 EUR by taxi.


If you arrive by car, you can use the campus parking or park for free in the campus’ surrounding areas.


You can travel overnight by train. There are trains connecting Madrid (Lusitânia Comboio Hotel), Vigo (Celta train) and Irun (Sud Expresso) to Lisbon. From the city center you can take a train to the Nova Carcavelos campus. This train leaves from the station “Cais do Sodré” to either the “Oeiras” or the “Carcavelos” train station and takes approximately 35 minutes. From the Oeiras train station it is a 20 minute walk to the campus. It is 25 minute walk or 5 minute ride with the MobiCascais shuttle from the train station in Carcavelos.

Within Campus

Please see the campus map here for a description of the conference rooms and campus facilities.


Local Accommodation

Riviera Hotel 4****

The hotel is at a 20-minute walking distance from the conference site | Breakfast included.

Eurostars Hotels Cascais 4****

The hotel is a 25-minute drive away from the conference site | A Shuttle between the hotel and Carcavelos Campus will be provided | Breakfast included.