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Seminars and Events - 2014

Recent/upcoming events related to development economics research at the World Bank.
(Information on conferences can be found here.)

Links to events and related materials from previous years are available below, but some materials may only be accessible to World Bank Group Staff.
2013   |  2012  |  2011  |   2010  |  2009  |  2008  |   2007  |   2006  |  2005

2014 Date

Event

Type

Participants

Details

Contact

Feb 18Empowerment and economic opportunities: what works and for whom?Policy Research Talks M. Hallward-Driemeier, World BankMC2-800
12:30 - 2
T. Tourougui 
Feb 13Ranking distributions of environmental outcomesEnivronment and Energy Research SeminarG. Sheriff, U.S. EPA, NCEEMC4-100
12:30 - 2
E. Wylie 
Feb 11Adaptation to climate change: evidence from U.S. agricultureEnivronment and Energy Research SeminarM Burke, Univerisity of California, BerkeleyMC3-570
10:30 - 12 noon
E. Wylie 
Feb 11Coping with blackouts: power outages and firm choicesDIME SeminarM. Alam, Yale UniversityMC4-301
12:30 - 2
F. Dunsch 
Feb 6Consumers as tax auditors Macro and Growth Research SeminarJ. Naritomi, Harvard UniversityMC4-100
12:30 - 2 
S. Raychaudhuri 
Feb 5Occupational choice under credit and information constraintsDIME SeminarA. Osman, Yale UniversityMC4-301
12:30 - 2
F. Dunsch 
Feb 5Managing credit bubblesJoint World Bank-IMF Macro SeminarA. Martin, CREIMC4-100
12:30 - 2
S. Raychaudhuri 
Feb 4The size distribution of manufacturing plants and development Macro and Growth Research SeminarS. Kothari, Standford UniversityMC3-570
2:30 - 4
S. Raychaudhuri 
Feb 3Can the terms-of-trade externality outweigh free-riding? The role of vertical linkagesEnivronment and Energy Research SeminarC. Bogmans, VU University AmsterdamMC3-570
10:30 - 12 noon
E. Wylie 
Feb 3Cross-region transfers in a monetary union Macro and Growth Research SeminarS. Pennings, New York UniversityMC4-100
12:30 - 2
S. Raychaudhuri 

2014 Date

Event

Type

Participants

Details

Contact

Jan 30Tableau Show and TellDECDG BBL SeriesJ. Azevedo and E. Suzuki
World Bank
MC2-850
2 - 3
M. Jebirashvili 
Jan 30Does the allocation of property rights matter for efficiency?Environment and Energy Research SeminarJ. Lynham, University of Hawai'i at MãnaoMC4-100
12:30 - 2
E. Wylie 
Jan 30Financial innovation in sovereign borrowing and public provision of liquidityMacro and Growth Research SeminarsP. Gomez Gonzales, MITMC8-100
10:30 - noon
S. Raychaudhuri 
Jan 28The causes and consequences of political interference in bureaucratic implementation: evidence from NigeriaDIME SeminarD. Rogger, UCLMC4-301
12:30 - 2
F. Dunsch 
Jan 27Priced out: aggregate income shocks and school pricing in the Chilean voucher marketPoverty and Applied Micro Seminar SeriesB. Feigenberg, MITMC3-570
12:30 - 2
M. Flewitt 
Jan 24Heat stress increases long-term human migration in rural PakistanJoint Bank-Fund Environment and Energy Research SeminarV. Mueller, International Food Policy Research InstituteMC6-598
9:30 - 11
E. Wylie 
Jan 23The economic cost of low caloric intake: evidence from IndiaPoverty and Applied Micro Seminar SeriesH. Schofield, Harvard UniversityMC3-570
12:30 - 2
M. Flewitt 
Jan 22A theory of balance sheet recessions with informational and trading frictionsMacro and Growth Research SeminarsV. Asriyan, University of California BerkeleyMC7-100
12 noon - 1:30
S. Raychaudhuri 
Jan 22Procyclical credit rating policy Finance and Private Sector Development Research SeminarC. K. Auh, Columbia UniversityMC10-100
1:30 - 3
P. Sintim-Aboagye 
Jan 16Strategic information revelation and capital allocation Finance and Private Sector Development Research SeminarA. Pedraza, University of MarylandMC3-570
2:30 - 4
P. Sintim-Aboagye 
Jan 16A theory of capital controls as dynamic terms-of-trade manipulation 

Joint Macro/
International/
Finance Research Seminar

A. Costinot,
MIT, CEPR, and NBER
MC7-100
12:30 - 2
R. Bonfield 
Jan 16Delivering justice to the poor: theory and experimental evidence from LiberiaDIME SeminarB. Siddiqi, Stanford UniversityMC3-570
12:30 - 2
F. Dunsch 
Jan 15Perspecitves on bank risk Finance and Private Sector Development Research SeminarD. Marques-Ibanez, European Central BankMC7-100
12:30 - 2
P. Sintim-Aboagye 
Jan 15Does transparency matter? Identification cards and food subsidy programs in IndonesiaPoverty and Applied Micro Seminar SeriesB. Olken, MITMC3-570
12:30 - 2
M. Flewitt 
Jan 15Household electrification and indoor air pollutionDIME SeminarM. Barron, University of California, BerkeleyJ9-044
3 - 4:30
F. Dunsch
Jan 14Organizing for peace and prosperity: collective action and development Policy Research Talks P. Keefer, World BankMC13-121
12:30 - 2
T. Tourougui 
Jan 9International asset allocations and capital flows: the benchmark effect Finance and Private Sector Development Research SeminarC. Raddatz, Central Bank of ChileMC3-570
12:30 - 2
C. Ortega 
Jan 8Aggregate costs of gender gaps in the labor market:a quantitative estimatePoverty and Applied Macro Seminar SeriesD. Cuberes, University of SheffieldMC3-570
12:30 - 2
M. Flewitt 
Jan 8Optimal expectations and the welfare cost of climate variabilityJoint Bank-Fund Environment and Energy Research SeminarY. Alem, University of Gothenberg, SwedenMC5-100
12:30 - 2
J. Strand 
Jan 8The euro and the geography of international debt flowsJoint Bank-Fund Seminar on Macro and Growth Research G. Hale, Federal Reserve BankIMF HQ1 10-713
12 noon - 1:30
S. Raychaudhuri 
Jan 6Fostering the transition to the new climate economy: policies, political economy, innovation, and growthDEC Lecture SeriesN. Stern, London School of EconomicsMC13-121
12:30 - 2
L. Jones 

 


Last updated: 2013-11-27




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