Seminar Series – Spring 2018

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

Eric Edmonds

Eric Edmonds,
Dartmouth College

March 1, 2018

Coercion, Inequality, and Revolution in the Nepali Plains


Sarah Baird

Sarah Baird,
The George Washington University

March 15, 2018

When the Money Runs Out: Do Cash Transfers Have Sustained Effects on Human Capital Accumulation?


Oyebola Okunogbe

Oyebola Okunogbe,
The World Bank, Development Research Group

March 22, 2018

Technology, Taxation and Corruption: Evidence from the Introduction of Electronic Tax Filing


Pierre Bachas

Pierre Bachas,
The World Bank, Development Research Group

April 5, 2018

How Debit Cards Enable the Poor to Save More


Eric Verhoogen

Eric Verhoogen,
Columbia University

April 12, 2018

Using Exchange Rates to Estimate Production Functions: Evidence from Colombia


Alwyn Young

Alwyn Young,
London School of Economics

April 19, 2018

Consistency without Inference: Instrumental Variables in Practical Application


Katherine Casey

Katherine Casey,
Stanford University

April 26, 2018

Institutions and Technocratic Skill in Local Economic Development