VDEV/CEPR/BREAD Seminars is an online seminar series, featuring invited speakers in the area of Development Economics. It was set up in the spring semester of 2020 as the VDEV seminar and will now continue jointly with CEPR and BREAD during autumn. It is organised jointly by CEPR, the University of Geneva (UniGe), Barcelona School of Economics (BSE), Paris School of Economics (PSE), Stockholm School of Economics and BREAD.



Sessions will take place bi-weekly on Tuesdays.
The line-up of speakers is as follows:
  • 4 Apr: Gabriel Ulyssea (University College London) and Clement Imbert (University of Warwick and CEPR) Rural Migrants and Urban Informality: Evidence from Brazil
  • 18 Apr: Kelsey Jack (UC Santa Barbara) Budget Neglect in Consumption Smoothing: A Field Experiment on Seasonal Hunger
  • 2 May: Jessica Cohen (Harvard University) Prompt(ed) Care: Experimental Evidence on a Maternal Digital Health Tool in Kenya
  • 16 May: Emily Breza (Harvard University and CEPR) Effects of Caste-Based Affirmative Action in Governance on Socio-Economic Networks and Resource Provision
  • 30 May: Siwan Anderson (University of British Columbia) The Persistence of Female Political Power in Africa