Archive: Seminar Series – Fall 2017

Please note: All seminars will take place on Thursday afternoons from 3:15-4:45pm in ICC 550

Fernanda Brollo

Fernanda Brollo,
University of Warwick

September 14, 2017

To the Victor Belongs the Spoils? Party Membership and Public Sector 
Employment in Brazil

Hanan Jacoby

Hanan Jacoby,
World Bank Group

September 21, 2017

Decentralizing Rent-seeking: Water and Power in Pakistan’s Indus Basin


Shing-Yi Wang

Shing-Yi Wang,
Wharton School

September 28, 2017

Access to Migration for Rural Households


Isaac Mbiti

Isaac Mbiti,
University of Virginia

October 12, 2017

Addressing Youth Unemployment Through Training and Grants: Experimental Evidence from Kenya


Imran Rasul

Imran Rasul,
University College London

October 19, 2017

Tackling Youth Unemployment: Evidence from a Labor Market Experiment in Uganda


Tim Besley

Tim Besley,
London School of Economics

November 9, 2017

State Capacity, Peace and Development  (lecture held in Riggs Library)


Pamela Jakiela

Pamela Jakiela,
University of Maryland

November 30, 2017

Gendered Language


Asim Khwaja

Asim Khwaja,
Harvard Kennedy School

December 7, 2017

Crossing Boundaries: Experimental Evidence on Access Constraints for Women