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Seminar

Development Workshop


  • Series
  • Speaker(s)
    Jenny Aker, Travers Child, Teresa Molina, Maarten Voors, Burak Uras, Julian Jamison, Francesco Cecchi, David McKenzie, Jacob de Hoop, Peter Lanjouw
  • Field
    Empirical Microeconomics
  • Location
    Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam, room 1.01
    Amsterdam
  • Date and time

    June 03 2019, 09:30 until June 04 2019, 14:30

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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

Notes:

  • 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 | secrecon.sbe@vu.nl |

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.