The purpose of this workshop is to bring together a select group of researchers to share their current unpublished research on issues related to economic development and workforce development. The workshop is designed so that researchers can meet others doing similar work, receive comments from distinguished scholars in the field, and explore possible journal outlets for their work, including the peer-reviewed Economic Development Quarterly. A relatively small number of papers will be selected so that plenty of time is available for presentations and comments. Selected authors are expected to present draft, unpublished papers at the workshop, with copies made available to participants.

The workshop will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and lodging and meals for one author of each paper will be provided to those selected. Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements and expenses. Those selected to present their research should be prepared to stay for the entire workshop, which begins with a dinner on Sunday evening, May 20, and adjourns around noon on Tuesday, May 22.

Deadline for submissions is March 15, 2018.

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