Seventeenth BREAD Conference

CIRPEE/BREAD Conference on Development Economics

Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM)

Friday 14 May - Saturday 15 May, 2010


Sponsors:
This is the seventeenth BREAD conference which is being held in collaboration with
Centre Inter-universitaire sur le Risque, les Politiques Economiques et l'Emploi, (CIRPEE), and Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM).

Scientific committee:
Professors Ray Fisman (Columbia), Matthieu Chemin (UQAM) and Mark Rosenzweig (Yale)

Conference location:
Montreal, Canada


Conference Program


Friday, May 14, 2010
     

     Pre-conference on Work in Progress by Junior Affiliates

          10.30-12.30 noon


     BREAD Conference Day 1

          1.30 - 2.45 pm
               Ulf Lilienfeld-Toal (Stockholm School of Economics), Dilip Mookherjee (Boston
               University) and Sujata Visaria (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
               The Distributive Impact of Reforms in Credit Enforcement: Evidence from Indian Debt
               Recovery Tribunals

          2.45 - 4.00 pm
               Xavier Gine (World Bank), Jessica Goldberg (U. Michigan) and Dean Yang (U. Michigan)
               Identification Strategy: A Field Experiment on Dynamic Incentives in Rural Credit
               Markets

          4.30 - 5.45 pm
               Nancy Qian (Yale University), Xin Meng (Australia National University) and Pierre
               Yared (Columbia GSB)
               The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-61

     Conference dinner

Saturday, May 15, 2010

     BREAD Conference Day 2

          8.30-9.45 am
               Manuela Angelucci (University of Arizona), Giacomo De Giorgi (Stanford University),
               Marcos Rangel (Harris School and USP) and Imran Rasul (University College London)
               Insurance and Investment within Family Networks

          9.45-11.00 am
               Lori Beaman (Northwestern University) and Jeremy Magruder (UC Berkeley ARE)
               Who gets the job referral? Evidence from a social networks experiment

          11.15-12.30 pm
               Pascaline Dupas (UCLA)
               Short-run subsidies and Long-run Adoption of New Health Products

     12.30 pm Lunch




CALL FOR PAPERS: CIRPEE/BREAD CONFERENCE UQAM, Montreal, Canada, 14-15 May 2010

In collaboration with Centre Inter-universitaire sur le Risque, les Politiques Economiques et l'Emploi, (CIRPEE), the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) is pleased to announce the 17th BREAD conference which will be hosted by Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM) on Friday 14 May - Saturday 15 May, 2010.

You are invited to submit a paper for the conference. The deadline for submissions is 22 February, 2010.
Please submit your paper by going to:
http://ipl.econ.duke.edu/bread/conferences/submit

The scientific committee for this conference is Ray Fisman (Columbia), Matthieu Chemin (UQAM) and Mark Rosenzweig (Yale).

All papers presented at the conference will be selected through this open submissions process. Please note that there will be time for only a very small number of presentations. The conference lasts about a day and a half, there are no parallel sessions, and ample time is allowed for discussion of the research.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email
BREAD@duke.edu



Scientific committee members click here