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May 12, 2017 to May 13, 2017

BREAD Conference on Development Economics

BREAD Conference on Development Economics

Conference
Location: 
Koret-Taube Conference Center
Contact: 
Alexandra Lisonek
(650) 723-3859
alisonek@stanford.edu

The 2017 Conference on Development Economics will be held at Stanford University. This two-day conference is jointly sponsored by SCID and the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD). Please see the BREAD website for more information. The pre-conference agenda will be posted soon.

Admission is by invitation only.

May 12, 2017

9:00am to 9:30am
Pre-Conference Session Registration and Breakfast
9:30am to 12:30pm
Pre-Conference Session with Junior Scholars
The Impact of Contract Design on Insurance Take-Up

Presenter(s):

Jing Cai (University of Maryland)


Migrants, Information, and Working Conditions in Bangladeshi Garment Factories

Presenter(s):

Rachel Heath (University of Washington)


Migrants, Ancestors, and Foreign Investments

Presenter(s):

Konrad Burchardi (Stockholm University)


Using Aggregated Relational Data to Feasibly Identify Network Structure without Network Data

Presenter(s):

Emily Breza (Harvard University)

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Conference Registration and Lunch
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Session I
Effects of Migration on Rural Labor Markets

Presenter(s):

Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale)

2:00pm to 3:00pm
Session II
Labor Migration, Capital Accumulation, and the Structure of Rural Labor Markets

Presenter(s):

Taryn Dinkelman (Dartmouth)

3:00pm to 3:30pm
Break
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Session III
Estimating Household Welfare from Disaggregate Expenditures

Presenter(s):

Ethan Ligon (UC Berkeley)

4:30pm to 5:30pm
Session IV
On Her Account: Can Strengthening Women's Financial Control Boost Female Labor Supply?

Presenter(s):

Simone Schaner (Dartmouth)

5:30pm to 6:00pm
Break
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Session V
Getting Published in Development Economics

Presenter(s):

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

7:30pm to 9:00pm
Reception

May 13, 2017

8:00am to 8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am to 9:30am
Session I
The Costs of Patronage: Evidence from the British Empire

Presenter(s):

Guo Xu (LSE)

9:30am to 10:00am
Break
10:00am to 11:00am
Session II
Reservations and the Politics of Fear

Presenter(s):

Patrick Francois (University of British Columbia)

11:00am to 12:00pm
Session III
Upping the Ante: The Equilibrium Effects of Unconditional Grants to Private Schools

Presenter(s):

Jishnu Das (World Bank)

12:00pm to 12:15pm
Lunch
12:15pm to 1:15pm
Session IV
Growing Markets through Business Training for Female Entrepreneurs: A Market-Level Randomized Experiment in Kenya

Presenter(s):

David McKenzie (World Bank)