Seminar Series – Fall 2019

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

Austin Wright, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

September 5, 2019

Rebel Capacity and Combat Tactics

Benjamin Olken, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

September 12, 2019

Emmanuelle Auriol, Toulouse School of Economic

September 19, 2019

Karen Macours, Paris School of Economics

September 26, 2019

Rossella Calvi, Rice University

October 3, 2019

Eliana La Ferrara, Bocconi University

October 10, 2019

Rediet Abebe, Cornell University & Harvard Society of Fellows

October 17, 2019

Erika Deserranno, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management

October 24, 2019

Aid Crowd Out: The Effects of NGOs on Government-Provided Public Services

Natalie Bau, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

October 31, 2019

Jie Bai, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

November 7, 2019

“Quid Pro Quo, Knowledge Spillovers and Industrial Quality Upgrading”

Sylvie Lambert, Paris School of Economics

November 14, 2019

“Adoption of Improved Seeds, Land Allocation and Welfare: Evidence from DRC”

Ritam Chaurey, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

November 21, 2019

“Rural Infrastructure Development and Economic Activity”

Esther Duflo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

December 2, 2019

4:30-5:30pm Healey Family Student Center Social Room

“Good economics for hard times: What (if anything) do economists have to say about what people really care about?”

*Please note that space is limited for this event, and RSVP will be required.*

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