Third BREAD Conference

Sponsored by: Brookings Institution, the MacArthur Network on the Costs of Inequality, and the Center for Global Development

Conference location: Center for Global Development, 1776 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 301, Washington, DC 20036

Conference Program

Friday, December 5

1.00 pm -- 2.15 pm Duncan Thomas et al "Iron deficiency and the well-being of older adults."

2.15 pm -- 3.30 pm Abhijit Banerjee, Shawn Cole, Esther Duflo and Leigh Linden, "Remedying education: evidence from two randomized experiments in India."

3.30 pm -- 4.00 pm Break

4.00 pm -- 5.15 pm Leonard Wantchekon, "Ethnicity, gender, and the demand for redistribution: experimental evidence from Benin."

Saturday, December 6

9.00 am -- 10.15 am Asim Khwaja and Atif Mian, "Trading in phantom markets: an in depth exploration of an emerging stock market."

10.15 am -- 11.30 am Richard Akresh, "Risk, network quality, and family structure: child fostering decisions in Burkina Faso."

11.30 am -- 11.45 am Break

11.45 am -- 1.00 pm Francesco Caselli and Nicola Gennaioli, "Dynastic management."

1.00 pm -- 2.15 pm Lunch

2.15 pm -- 3.30 pm Kaivan Munshi and Mark Rosenzweig, "Traditional institutions meet the modern world: caste, gender and schooling choice in a globalizing economy."

3.30 pm -- 4.45 pm Paul Glewwe, Nauman Ilias and Michael Kremer, "Teacher incentives."




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