Seminars: Economic Development

  Economic Development ................................................................................................................................
Term:  Fall 2019
Location:  Emerson 104, Harvard Yard
Meeting Time: 3:00PM - 4:15 PM
Description:  Fall speakers cover issues in growth and development. Spring speakers alternate between "growth and institutions," focusing on the macro aspects of growth and development, and "labor and development," focusing on the micro aspects.
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DATE SPEAKER  TITLE  
SEP 9

Prof. Jessica Goldberg,
University of Maryland

"Incentivized Peer Referrals for Tuberculosis Screening: Evidence from India"
Paper: http://econweb.umd.edu/~goldberg/docs/TB_draft.pdf
SEP 16

Prof. Pamela Jakiela,
Center for Global Development

"Gendered Language"
Paper: https://economics.harvard.edu/files/economics/files/jakiela_paper.pdf
SEP 23   NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED
 
SEP 30 Moya Chin paper title
Paper:
OCT 7 Asad Liaqat Representation through Information: Politician Responsiveness to Citizen Preferences
Paper:
OCT 14 No seminar - Columbus Day NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED
OCT 21 Sharan Mamidipudi paper title
Paper: 
OCT 28   NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED
NOV 4 Prof. Juliana Londono-Velez,
NBER Postdoctoral Fellow
"Can Wealth Taxation Work in Developing Countries? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Colombia"
Paper: https://economics.harvard.edu/files/economics/files/london-velez_paper.pdf
NOV 11 Prof. Natalie Bau,
University of California, Los Angeles
"Can Policy Change Culture? Government Pension Plans and Traditional Kinship Practices"
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NOV 18 Prof. Frederico Finan,
University of California, Berkeley
"Government Decentralization Under Changing State Capacity: Experimental Evidence from Paraguay"
Paper: https://economics.harvard.edu/files/economics/files/finan_paper.pdf
NOV 25 Prof. Seema Jayachandran,
Northwestern University
"Environmental Externalities and Free-riding in the Household"
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DEC 2 Prof. Jing Cai,
University of Maryland
"Direct and Indirect Effects of Financial Access on SME"
Paper: