Seventh BREAD Conference

Sponsored by: Center for International Development at Harvard University (CID) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Conference location: Center for International Development at Harvard University (CID) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA


Conference Schedule

Friday, September 30th
Location: MIT Student Center, Room W20-306 (20 Chimneys), 84 Massachusetts Ave., MIT


12:00 PM1:00 PM  Lunch

 

1:00 PM2:15 PM  Hanan G. Jacoby and Ghazala Mansuri, "Watta Satta: Exchange Marriage and Women's Welfare in Rural Pakistan"

 

2:15 PM3:30 PM  Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, "Growth Theory through the Lens of Development Economics"

 

3:30 PM4:00 PM  Break

 

4:00 PM5:15 PM  Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson, "Disease and Development: The Effect of Life Expectancy on Economic Growth"

 

5:45 PM7:30 PM  Dinner reception

 

Saturday, October 1st
Allison Dining Room, 5th floor, Taubman Building, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard

 

8:30 AM9:00 AM  Continental breakfast

 

9:00 AM10:15 AM  Sujata Visaria, "Legal Reform and Loan Repayment: The Microeconomic Impact of Debt Recovery Tribunals in India"

 

10:15 AM11:30 AM  Quy-Toan Do and Andrei A. Levchenko, "Trade, Inequality, and the Political Economy of Institutions"

 

11:30 AM11:45 AM  Break

 

11:45 AM1:00 PM  Marianne Bertrand, Dean Karlan, Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir, and Jonathan Zinman, "What's Psychology Worth? A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market"

Lunch

 


Call for Papers:

The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) will host its Fall conference at Harvard/MIT on September 30 - October 1, 2005. You are invited to submit a paper for the conference. The deadline for submissions is July 18, 2005.

Please submit your papers via email to BREAD@lse.ac.uk

While all papers presented at the conference will be selected through this open submissions process, please note that we will have time for a very small number of presentations. The conference lasts only 1.5 days, there will be no parallel sessions, and we plan to leave ample time for discussion.

The Spring 2006 conference will be held at Cornell University May 5-6, 2006.

 




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