Thirty-Third BREAD Conference

Thirty-Third

BREAD Conference on Development Economics

12-13 May, 2017 Stanford University


Sponsored by: The Stanford Center for International Development (SCID)


Friday, May 12th 

 

12:00-1:00 pm

Registration and Lunch

 

1:00-2:00 pm

Effects of Migration on Rural Labor Markets 

Agha Ali Akram, Shyamal Chowdhury, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

 

2:00-3:00 pm

Labor Migration, Capital Accumulation, and the Structure of Rural Labor Markets

Taryn Dinkelman, Grace Kumchulesi, Martine Mariotti

 

3:00-3:30 pm

Session Break / Coffee & Tea

 

3:30-4:30 pm

Estimating Household Neediness for Disaggregate Expenditures

Ethan Ligon 

 

4:30-5:30 pm

On Her Account: Can Strengthening Women’s Financial Control Boost Female Labor Supply? 

Erica Fied, Rohini Pande, Natalia Rigol, Simone Schaner, Charity Troyer Moore

 

5:30-6:00 pm

Session Break / Wine & Cheese

 

6:00-7:30 pm

Panel on Getting Published in Development Economics featuring

Esther Duflo (MIT), Andrew Foster (Brown), Penny Goldberg (Yale), Imran Rasul (University College London) and Debraj Ray (NYU)

 

7:30-9:00 pm

Reception / Dinner



Saturday, May 13th

 

8:00-8:30 am

Breakfast

 

8:30-9:30 am

The Costs of Patronage: Evidence from the British Empire 

Guo Xu 

  

9:30-10:00 am

Session Break / Coffee & Tea

 

10:00-11:00 am

Reservations and the Politics of Fear 

Siwan Anderson and Patrick Francois

 

11:00-12:00 pm

Upping the Ante: The Equilibrium Effects of Unconditional Grants to Private Schools

Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das, Asim Khwaja, Selcuk Ozyurt, Niharika Singh

 

12:00-12:15 pm

Boxed Lunch

 

12:15-1:15 pm

Growing Markets through Business Training for Female Entrepreneurs:A Market-Level Randomized Experiment in Kenya 

David McKenzie and Susana Puerto


The Scientific Organizers of the Conference are Pascaline Dupas (Stanford), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford), Fred Finan (Berkeley), Jon Robinson (UC Santa Cruz) and Elizabeth Sadoulet (Berkeley).

 

 

 




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