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Meet the Class of 2015: 30 students from 22 different countries

rc2Brochure: General information about applying to the CDE program

rc3aWorking Papers: On economic development topics



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Calendars

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Calendar for 2014-2015

The calendar and this schedule will be revised as the semester progresses so please check back here frequently.

Detailed Monthly Calendar

Download monthly calendar in PDF format. Includes class schedules and CDE seminars. Right-click (control-click on a Mac) and save it to your desktop.

Academic Year Begins

Arrival, August 8, 2014:
CDE house opens for the fellows of the Class of 2015
Required Academic Orientation Begins: Monday, August 11

First Semester 2014

Sep. 3, Opening meeting
Sep. 4, Classes begin
Sep. 20, Convocation
Oct. 13-14 Fall Reading Period (no classes)
Oct. 17-18 CDE Conference: Historical Perspective on Comparative Development
Nov. 26, Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
Nov. 26 – Nov 30, No classes, no meals served at CDE
Dec. 1, Classes resume
Dec. 5, Fall classes end
Dec. 8 – 15, Final Exams
Dec. 16, Winter Break Begins
Dec. 16 – Jan. 4, No classes, no meals served at CDE or at the College

Winter Study 2015

Jan. 5, Winter Study Classes Begin – No Late Arrivals
Jan. 29, Winter Study Classes End
Jan. 30 – Feb. 3, Winter Recess, required field trip to New York City

Second Semester 2015

Feb. 4, Second Semester Begins
Mar. 20, Spring Break Begins after classes
Mar. 22 – 26, Washington, DC required field trip
Mar. 21 – Apr. 5, No meals served at CDE or the College
Apr. 6, Spring Classes Resume
May 15, Spring Classes End
May 20 – 25, Final Exams
May 26 – 28, Paper Presentations

Graduation and Departure

June 5, CDE Class Night
June 7, Graduation, followed by luncheon at the CDE
June 7, Departures begin after 3 p.m.
June 8, All students must vacate the CDE by 3 p.m.

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