Fall 2014 Seminar Series

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

Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale)

Risk, Insurance and Wages in General Equilibrium

4 September 2014


Guy Grossman (UPenn)

Information Technology and Political Engagement:
Mixed Experimental Evidence from Uganda

11 September 2014


Asim Khwaja (Harvard)

Upping the Ante: The Equilibrium Effects of
Unconditional Grants to Private Schools

18 September 2014


Rohini Pande (Harvard)

The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Experimental Evidence
and Structural Estimates from 
Environmental Inspections in India

2 October 2014


Johannes Haushofer (Princeton)

Household Response to Income Changes: Evidence from
an Unconditional Cash Transfer Program in Kenya

9 October 2014

Kaushik Basu (World Bank)

23 October 2014

Monica Singhal (Harvard)

30 October 2014

Dodging the Taxman: Firm Misreporting and Limits to Tax Enforcement



Franco Peracchi (Georgetown)

6 November 2014

Growing up in wartime: Evidence from the era of two world wars


Craig McIntosh (UCSD)

13 November 2014

Infrastructure Upgrading and Budgeting Spillovers: 
Mexico’s Habitat Experiment



Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton)

20 November 2014

Policy Deliberation and Voting Behavior:
A Campaign Experiment in the Philippines

Lena Edlund (Columbia)

4 December 2014

The Importance of Individual Consent in Marriage 
for Women’s Status and Economic Development