PhD Summer School on Development Economics

Nova SBE, Campus Carcavelos.
Lisbon, Portugal.


The PhD Summer School is organized by Cátia Batista, scientific director of NOVAFRICA, and is being offering to students and professionals who wish to advance their curriculum and knowledge. The 2022 edition will be held in person. The course is credit-bearing (ECTS) and will be conducted in English.

Course essentials

Course 1: Practical issues in designing and analyzing field experiments
Taught by David McKenzie (World Bank)
June 27-30, 2022

Course 2: Political economy and development
Taught by Claudio Ferraz (University of British Columbia)
July 4 – 7, 2022

Timing and fees

Early Bird application (April 1 to April 15):

  • 1 course: 400 €
  • 2 courses: 600 €

Regular application (April 16 to May 15):

  • 1 course: 600 €
  • 2 courses: 1000 €


Apply to the PhD Summer School here.

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