BREAD/CEPR/STICERD/TCD Conference on Development Economics - Programme

BREAD/CEPR/STICERD/TCD Conference on Development Economics

London School of Economics
21 – 22 September, 2018

Scientific Committee:
Oriana Bandiera (LSE, BREAD and CEPR)
Fadi Hassan (Trinity College Dublin and TIME)
Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi, BREAD and CEPR)
Gaia Narciso (Trinity College Dublin and TIME)

Friday 21 September

Pre-Conference Session - Room 1.04

8:30-9:00

Registration and coffee - Room 1.05

9:00-9:25

Taxation and Supplier Networks: Evidence from India

Lucie Gadenne, Warwick University and CEPR (with Roland Rathelot Tushar K. Nandi)

9:25-9:50

The Selection of Talent: Experimental and Structural Evidence from Ethiopia

Stefano Caria, University of Bristol (with Girum Abebe and Esteban Ortiz-Ospina)

9:50-10:15

Job Displacement Insurance and Consumption: Evidence from Brazil
François Gerard, Columbia University and CEPR (with Joana Naritomi)

10:15-10:45

Coffee Break - Room 1.05

10:45-11:10

The Legacy of Colonial Medicine in Central Africa

Sara Lowes, Bocconi University and CEPR (with Eduardo Montero)

11:10-11:35

 

"State repression, exit, and voice: Living in the shadow of Cambodia’s Killing Fields"

Andreas Madestam, Stockholm University (with Mathias Iwanowsky)

11:35-11:55

Coffee Break - Room 1.05

11:55-12:20

 

"Entry, Exit and Candidate Selection: Evidence from India".

Clement Imbert, Warwick University (with Abhijit Banerjee , Esther Duflo , Rohini Pande)

12:20:12:45

“Challenges of Change: An Experiment Training Women to Manage in the Bangladeshi Garment Sector"

Andreas Menzel, CERGE-EI Prague (with Rocco Macchiavello, Atonu Rabbani, and Christopher Woodruff)

12:45-14:00

Lunch - Room 1.05

14:00-16:00

Session 1 - Room 1.04

 

Reshaping Adolescents' Gender Attitudes: Evidence from a School-Based Experiment in India

Seema Jayachandran, Northwestern University and CEPR (with Diva Dhar, Tarun Jain)

 

Negotiating a Better Future: How Interpersonal Skills Facilitate Inter-Generational Investment

Corinne Low, University of Pennsylvania (with Nava Ashraf, Natalie Bau, and Kathleen McGinn)

16:00-16:30

Coffee Break - Room 1.05

16:30-18:30

Session 2 - Room 1.04

 

Slum Upgrading and Long-run Urban Development: Evidence from Indonesia Mariaflavia Harari, University of Pennsylvania (with Maisy Wong)

 

Community Networks and the Growth of Private Enterprise in China

Kaivan Munshi, University of Cambridge and CEPR (with Ruochen Dai, Dilip Mookherjee, and Xiaobo Zhang)

19:30

Dinner at Barrafina, 10 Adelaide Street

 

Saturday 22 September

09:30-10:30

Session 3 - Room 1.04

10:30:10:50

 

Do Conditional Cash Transfers Improve Economic Outcomes in the Next Generation? Evidence from Mexico

Susan Parker, University of Maryland (with Tom Vogl)

10:30:10:50

Coffee Break - Room 1.05

10:50-12:50

Session 4 - Room 1.04

 

Migration and the Value of Social Networks

Joshua Blumenstock, University of Berkeley (with Xu Tan , Guanghua Chi)

 

Let their knowldge flow: the effect of Yugoslavian returning refugees on export productivity

Hilel Rapoport, Paris School of Economics (with Dany Bahar, Cem Özgüzel, and Andreas Hauptmann)

12:50-13:00

Concluding Remarks

13:00

Lunch - Room 1.05

 

Timing

Pre-conference papers:

Presentation: 20 min (short questions allowed throughout the presentation)

General discussion: 5 min

 

Main session papers:

Presentation: 45 min (short questions allowed throughout the presentation)

General discussion: 15 min