Call for Papers: Africa Oxford Initiative Conference on Economic Development in Africa (Funding Available) 2018

Papers addressing economic analysis of the broad issues relevant for economic development in Africa are invited for the CSAE 2018 conference. Papers on countries other than those in Africa are welcome, providing they deal with issues central to African development.

Application Deadline: Friday 27th October 2017

Eligible Countries: African countries

To Be Taken At (Country): St Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK

About the Award: Conference papers address economic analysis of the broad issues relevant for economic development in Africa. The conference consists of parallel sessions, with plenary sessions and a keynote.

Papers addressing economic analysis of the broad issues relevant for economic development in Africa are invited for the CSAE 2018 conference. Papers on countries other than those in Africa are welcome, providing they deal with issues central to African development.

Type: Call for Papers

Eligibility: Only submissions which contain a Full Paper will go through the refereeing process as we cannot review incomplete submissions.

There is limited funding available to cover the cost of registration fees, flights and accommodation. In order to be considered for funding, the applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  • the applicant must be both the submitter and presenter of the paper
  • the paper must be accepted to the Conference
  • the applicant must be an African national
  • the applicant must be currently living and working in Africa
  • the applicant must be travelling to the conference from Africa

If your co-authors would also like to apply for funding, then they must be the submitter and presenter of their own unique paper that they have authored.

Applications for funding are made when you submit your paper online via Conference Maker: to apply for funding, please click on YES in the section “I would like to apply for funding…” when you complete the online submission form.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: There is a limited budget to fund African presenters who are currently living and working in Africa and who will be travelling from Africa to the conference. If awarded, funding will cover flights, accommodation, and conference registration costs.

Duration of Program: 18-20 March 2018

How to Apply: FAQ It is important to take note of the submission information in the before applying.

All papers for consideration must be submitted via the online submission site at

If you would like to apply for funding please follow the detailed submission instructions at

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Award Providers: Africa Oxford Initiative

Important Notes: Please note that due to the high demand to present papers at this conference, CSAE will only be considering FULL DRAFTS of papers for 2018. Please ensure your paper also includes a short abstract.