Speaker(s)Jenny Aker, Travers Child, Teresa Molina, Maarten Voors, Burak Uras, Julian Jamison, Francesco Cecchi, David McKenzie, Jacob de Hoop, Peter Lanjouw
LocationTinbergen Institute Amsterdam, room 1.01
Date and time
June 03 2019, 09:30 until June 04 2019, 14:30
Registration for the workshop is closed.
Monday, 3 June
09.00 – 09.30 Welcome Coffee
09.30 – 10.30 Paper 1: Jenny Aker. Phone Calls, Monitoring and Learning: Evidence from Niger
Discussant: Arjun Bedi.
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.00 Paper 2: Travers Child. Aid Fragmentation, Corruption, and Conflict: A Micro-Level Analysis
Discussant: Erwin Bulte
12.00 – 13.00 Paper 3: Teresa Molina. The Labor Market Effects of Eliminating University Tuition in Ecuador
Discussant: Robert Sparrow
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch at Symphony’s
14.00 – 15.00 Paper 4: Maarten Voors. Health Care Delivery During Crises: Experimental Evidence from Sierra Leone’s Ebola Outbreak
Discussant: Wendy Janssens
15.00 – 16.00 Paper 5: Burak Uras. Payment Technology Adoption and Finance
Discussant: Wouter Zant
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break
16.30 – 17.30 Paper 6: Julian Jamison. The Impact of Community Natural Resource Management on Farmers’ Livelihoods and Land Quality in Namibia
Discussant: Daan van Soest
19.00 Dinner at XXX
Tuesday 4 June
09.00 – 10.00 Paper 7: Francesco Cecchi. Do Crop Insurance-Certified Seed Bundles Crowd-in Investments? Experimental Evidence from Kenya
Discussant: Marleen Dekker
10.00 – 11.00 Paper 8: David McKenzie.Improving Management with Individual and Group-Based Consulting: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia
Discussant: Patricio Dalton
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 12.30 Paper 9: Jacob de Hoop Supporting the school participation of displaced children in Jordan
Discussant: Menno Pradhan
12.30 – 13.00 Brown bag Lunch
13.00 – 14.00 Paper 10: Peter Lanjouw. The Distributional Impact of Structural Transformation in Rural India: Model-Based Simulation and Case-Study Evidence
Discussant: Manuel Oechslin
- All presentations are in Room 1.01 , Tinbergen Institute.
- Each paper (except for the papers in the Early Research sessions) is allotted 60 minutes, 40 for the paper presentation, 10 for the discussant presentation and 10 for general discussion.
- From 16.00 – 17.15, Jenny Aker will present her paper “ What matters in the adoption of environmental techniques in Africa? Evidence from Niger ” at the Tinbergen Institute Labor Seminar series in the same location. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Organizing team: Erwin Bulte, Patricio S. Dalton, Wendy Janssens, Menno Pradhan, Burak Uras and Maarten Voors
Admin support: Pienke Dekkers/Robin Oskam T +31 20 59 86030 ||
Funding: This workshop is co-sponsored by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (School of Business and Economics), the Tinbergen Institute, Tilburg University (Department of Economics), and Wageningen University (Development Economics Group). We are grateful to these organizations for their financial and nonfinancial support.