12th Annual Meeting of the International Water Resource Economics Consortium (IWREC)-Call for Papers

Deadline: 31 January 2016

World Bank in Washington, DC is inviting applicants for its 12th Annual Meeting of the International Water Resource Economics Consortium (IWREC) which will held on 11th-13th September, 2016.  The overall theme of the meeting will be “Water Security in a Changing World.”

The International Water Resource Economics Consortium (IWREC) was established in the early 1990’s with the goal of forming a platform for water economists that would promote economic work on water resources, exchange of information and research findings, initiate joint research, disseminate individual and joint work, and create a core of experienced teachers that may provide support for training and short courses, both at the academic and policy levels.

The goal of the IWREC is the promotion economic work on water resources, the exchange of information and research findings, initiation of joint research, dissemination of research results, and the creation of a core of experienced teachers that can provide support for training and short courses, at both the academic and policy levels.

Focus Topics

Submissions of papers are now being accepted on the following topics:

  • Addressing the food-energy-health environment and water nexus
  • Assessing large- and small-scale irrigation investments
  • Moving toward integrated urban and basin management
  • Dealing with groundwater depletion
  • Ensuring environmental flows
  • Managing floods and droughts and their economy-wide impacts
  • Improving transboundary water management

Within these topics, papers with a focus on economic growth and/or poverty linkages are encouraged.  Papers on other topics that fall under the theme of the meeting will also be considered.  The papers should be policy-oriented and analytically rigorous.

Eligibility Criteria

The Organizing Committee will consider only papers submitted by members of IWREC.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit International Water Resource Economics Consortium.

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