A weekly seminar featuring guest speakers presenting cutting edge
research in development economics.

Lori Beaman (Northwestern)

Self‐Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

5 February 2015

 

 
Taryn Dinkelman (Dartmouth)

The Long Run Effects of Labor Migration on Human
Capital Formation in Communities of Origin

12 February 2015
 

 
 
Joana Naritomi (LSE)

Consumers as Tax Auditors

19 February 2015

 

 
 
Rema Hanna (Harvard)

Deal with the Devil: The Successes and Limitations
of Bureaucratic Reform in India

Postponed

 

 
Francois Gerard (Columbia)

Hysteresis and the Social Cost of Corrective Policies:
Evidence from a Temporary Energy Saving Program

Postponed

 

 
Mark Rosenzweig (Yale)

19 March 2015

Networks and Misallocation: Insurance,
Migration, and the Rural-Urban Wage Gap

 

 
 
Molly Lipscomb (UVA)

26 March 2015

The Cross, the Crescent, or the Crown: An RCT Testing the
Effectiveness of Local Religious and Secular Leaders

 

 
 
Siwan Anderson (UBC)

16 April 2015

Legal Origins and HIV

 

 
 
Tavneet Suri (MIT)

23 April 2015

Diversity and Team Performance in a Kenyan Organization

 

 
 
Owen Ozier (World Bank)

30 April 2015

Exploiting Externalities to Estimate the Long-term
Benefits of Early Childhood Deworming

 

 
Arthur Alik-Lagrange (TSE)

7 May 2015

Work Pays: Different Benefits of a
Workfare Program in Colombia