Second BREAD Conference

This year's conference will be funded and hosted by the Center for Global Development, and will to take place on Friday, February 7 and Saturday, February 8, 2003 at the Institute for International Economics located at 1750 Massachusetts Ave., NW in Washington D.C. in the Peter G. Peterson Conference Room



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Friday, February 7, 2002

9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast & Registration

10:00 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks

10:30 a.m. Sustainability and Organizational Design in Roscas: Some Evidence from Kenya
Siwan Anderon, University of British Columbia
Jean-Marie Baland, University of Namur
Karl Ove Moene, University of Oslo

Discussant: Dean Karlan, Princeton University

12:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch

1:00 p.m. Poverty and Witch Killing in Tanzania
Ted Miguel, UC Berkeley

Discussant: Esther Duflo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m. First Session Break

3:00 p.m. Relative Prices and Relative Prosperity
Chang-Tai Hsieh, Princeton University
Peter Klenow, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Discussant: William Easterly, New York University & Center for Global Development

4:30 p.m. Second Session Break

5:00 p.m. Subcontractors for Tractors: Asset Specificity, Supplier Selection and Contracting
Tahir Andrabi, Pomona College
Maitreesh Gathak, University of Chicago
Asim Khwaja, Harvard University

Discussant: Ray Fisman (Columbia Business School)

7:00 p.m. Dinner

Saturday, February 8, 2003

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Water for Life: The Impact of the Privatization of Water Services on Child Mortality
Sebastian Galiani, Universidad de San Andres
Paul Gertler, University of California, Berkeley
Ernesto Schargrodsky, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

Discussant: Werner Troesken (University of Pittsburgh)

10:30 a.m. Session Break

11:00 a.m. Orphans in Africa
Anne Case, Princeton
Chris Paxson, Princeton

Discussant: Duncan Thomas

12:30 p.m. Bread Conference Closing Remarks

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