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SI 2019 Development Economics

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Robin Burgess, Taryn Dinkelman, Seema Jayachandran, Dean Karlan, Benjamin A. Olken, Manisha Shah, and Daniel Xu, Organizers

July 21-23, 2019

Parkview Room

Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Sunday, July 21
12:00 n
Lunch
1:00 pm
Andrew Foster, Brown University and NBER
Master Lecture: Weight Gains: Measuring Inequality in Panel Data and Other Adventures in Sampling
2:15 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Sean Higgins, Northwestern University
Financial Technology Adoption
Discussant: Tavneet Suri, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
4:00 pm
Clement Imbert, University of Warwick
Marlon Seror, University of Bristol
Yifan Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yanos Zylberberg, Univeristy of Bristol
Migrants and Firms: Evidence from China
Discussant: Daniel Xu, Duke University and NBER
5:15 pm
Adjourn, followed by Methods Lecture, Charles Suite
Monday, July 22
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Jonas Hjort, Columbia University and NBER
Diana B. Moreira, University of California at Davis
Gautam Rao, Harvard University and NBER
Juan Franc. Santini, Innovations for Poverty Action
Do Research Findings Influence Policy? Experimental Evidence from 2,145 Brazilian Municipalities
Discussant: Rachel Glennerster, DFID
10:15 am
Break
10:45 am
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra, University of Chicago and NBER
Kristof Titeca, University of Antwerp
Hierarchical Corruption
Discussant: Raymond Fisman, Boston University and NBER
12:00 n
Lunch
1:00 pm
Lucie Gadenne, Warwick University
Roland Rathelot, University of Warwick
Tushar K. Nandi, CTRPFP
Taxation and Supplier Networks: Evidence from India
Discussant: Michael C. Best, Columbia University and NBER
2:15 pm
Juliana Londono Velez, NBER
Can Wealth Taxation Work in Developing Countries? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Colombia
Discussant: David G. Seim, Stockholm University
3:30 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Anne Karing, Princeton University
Social Signaling and Childhood Immunization: A Field Experiment in Sierra Leone
Discussant: Ricardo Perez-Truglia, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
5:15 pm
Adjourn
Tuesday, July 23
8:15 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:45 am
Eliana Carranza, The World Bank
Rob Garlick, Duke University
Kate Orkin, University of Oxford
Neil Rankin, University of Stellenbosch
Job Search and Hiring with Two-sided Limited Information about Workseekers' Skills
Discussant: Rachel M. Heath, University of Washington, Seattle
10:00 am
Kevin Donovan, Yale University
Jianyu Lu, Banco Central de Chile
Todd Schoellman, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Labor Market Flows and Development
Discussant: David Lagakos, University of California at San Diego and NBER
11:15 am
Break
11:45 am
Benjamin A. Olken, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Master Lecture: The Challenges of Social Protection in the Developing World (slides)
1:00 pm
Adjourn and Lunch
 
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