The virtual development economics seminar series is organized by Martina Björkman Nyqvist (Stockholm School of Economics and Misum), Giacomo De Giorgi (IEE/GSEM, University of Geneva), Gianmarco León-Ciliotta (U. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona GSE & IPEG), and Karen Macours (PSE). It will take place on Tuesday at 5pm Barcelona/Geneva/Paris/Stockholm, 4pm BST, 11am EST, 8am PST.
Sign-up for the seminar in the link at the bottom of this page.
Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern University) - "Reshaping Adolescents' Gender Attitudes: Evidence from a School-Based Experiment in India"
Elisabeth Sadoulet (UC Berkeley) - "Catching a Wider Net: Sharing Information Beyond Social networks", with Manzoor Dar, Alain de Janvry, Kyle Emerick, and Erin Kelley
Michael Kremer (Harvard University) - "Is Development Innovation a Good Investment? Which Innovations Scale? Evidence on social investing from USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures." with Sasha Gallant, Olga Rostapshova, and Milan Thomas
Chris Udry (Northwestern University) - "Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali", with Lori Beaman, Dean karlan, and Bram Thuysbaert
Pascaline Dupas (Stanford University)
Costas Meghir (Yale University) - "Migration and Informal Insurance" (with A. Mushfiq Mobarak, Corina D. Mommaerts and Melanie Morten)
Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University)
Esther Duflo (MIT)
No Seminar - NBER SI Development
Tavneet Suri (MIT)
The seminars are held on Zoom and last 75 minutes:
60 minutes of presentation
15 minutes of Q&A
A moderator will collect questions on the chat and select a few of general interest to be asked to the speaker at reasonable intervals to keep the flow of the seminar.
All participants will be muted, and all interactions with the speaker are going through the chat with the moderator.
In the Q&A portion the moderator will open the microphone to those participants who in the chat with the moderator indicate they have a question.
Seminars may be recorded and we plan to have them available on the webpage a few days later. Please note that you may be recorded if you activate your video or speak during the seminar.
Abuse of the seminar will not be tolerated.
Some logistics may change over the VDEV series: stay tuned.