Archive: Seminar Series – Fall 2018

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

Julien Labonne

Julien Labonne, University of Oxford

September 6, 2018

Making Policies Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises


Felipe Barrera-Osorio

Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Harvard Graduate School of Education

September 13, 2018

Long-Term Impacts of Alternative Approaches to Increase Schooling: Experimental Evidence from a Scholarship Program in Cambodia


Attila Ambrus

Attila Ambrus, Duke University

September 20, 2018

Informal Risk Sharing with Local Information


Kehinde Ajayi

Kehinde Ajayi, Africa Gender Innovation Lab, The World Bank

September 27, 2018


When What You Want is Not What You Need: Information and School Choice


Michael Best

Michael Best, Columbia University

October 4, 2018

Incentives and the Allocation of Authority in Organizations: A Field Experiment with Bureaucrats


Gerald Padró i Miquel

Gerard Padró i Miquel, Yale University

October 18, 2018

The Rise and Fall of Local Elections in China: Evidence on the Autocrat’s Trade-off


Benjamin Marx

Benjamin Marx, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

November 1, 2018

Revolving Door MPs: Politician Turnover and Failed Accountability in Africa


Naureen Karachiwalla

Naureen Karachiwalla, International Food Policy Research Institute

November 8, 2018

Human Capital and Structural Transformation


Edward Miguel

Edward Miguel, University of California Berkeley

November 15, 2018

Destructive Behavior, Judgment, and Economic Decision-making Under Thermal Stress


Paul Niehaus

Paul Niehaus, University of California San Diego

November 29, 2018

Authentication and targeted transfers: experimental evidence from India (lecture held in the Mortara Center)


Laura Schechter

Laura Schechter, University of Wisconsin-Madison

December 6, 2018

Spillovers without Social Interactions in Urban Sanitation