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Seminars and Events - 2015 (through April)

Listed below are past seminars, talks, and brown bag lunches (BBLs) related to development research at the World Bank. See upcoming events »


2015 Date

Title

Type

Speakers

Details

Contact

Apr 1Joint Liability, Asset Collateralization, and Credit Access: Evidence from Rainwater Harvesting Tanks in KenyaPoverty and Applied Micro SeminarMichael Kremer12:30 - 2
MC3-570
R. Bonfield
Apr 1Government Economic Policy, Sentiments, and ConsumptionMacro/Trade/ Finance SeminarAmir Sufi12:30 - 2
MC3-570
S. Mesipam
Mar 31Gender Difference in Performance in Private Versus Social TasksDIME SeminarFlorence Kondylis12:30 - 1:30
MC3-570
A. Thewarap-peruma
Mar 26Home Bias and International DiversificationMacro/Trade/ Finance SeminarGeert Bekaert12:30 - 2
MC9-100
S. Mesipam
Mar 25Housing Collateral and EntrepreneurshipPoverty and Applied Micro SeminarMartin Schmalz12:30 - 2
MC3-570
R. Bonfield
Mar 19Precautionary Saving and Aggregate DemandMacro/Trade/ Finance SeminarJuan Rubio-Ramirez12:30 - 2
MC3-570
S. Mesipam
Mar 18Housing Collateral, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Mortgage ReformPoverty and Applied Micro SeminarRamana Nanda12:30 - 2
MC3-570
R. Bonfield
Mar 17Does Microfinance Still Hold Promise for Reaching the Poor? Facts and (A Little) SpeculationPolicy Research TalkBob Cull12:30 - 2
MC13-121
R. Hahn
Mar 12Measuring and Explaining International Differences in Hours Worked Macro/Trade/ Finance SeminarD. Lagakos, University of California, Davis12:30 - 2
MC10-100
S. Mesipam
Mar 12Shackled to the Soil: The Long-Term Effects of Inherited Land on Labor Mobility and ConsumptionDIME SeminarNilesh Fernando10 - 11:30
MC3-570
A. Thewarap-peruma
Mar 10Inequality of Opportunity: What Is Its True Extent?Chief Economist SeminarJohn Roemer12:30 - 1:30
MC4-301
S Gall
Mar 9India's Growth Prospects and Policy Challenges in the Years AheadDEC LectureMontek Ahluwalia12:30 - 1:30
MC13-121
S Gall
Mar 4Inferring Carbon Abatement Costs in Electricity Markets: A Revealed Preference Approach Using the Shale RevolutionPoverty and Applied Micro SeminarErin Mansur12:30 - 2
MC3-570
R. Bonfield 
Mar 4Debt Overhang in Europe: Evidence 
from Firm-Bank-Sovereign Linkages
Macro/Trade/ Finance Seminar (Joint with IMF)Sebnem Kalemli-Ozca12 - 1:30
IMF HQ1 10-713
S. Mesipam
Feb 25Culture and Cooperation: Theory and Evidence from IndiaPoverty and Applied Micro SeminarKarla Hoff12:30 - 2
MC3-570
R. Bonfield
Feb 23Love, Behavior, and Incentives in the Time of HIV/AIDSPolicy Research TalkDamien de Walque12:30 - 2
MC 13-121
R. Hahn
Feb 18Cities in Bad Shape: Urban Geometry in India Mariaflavia Harari11 - 12:30
JB1-075
S. Raychaudhuri
Feb 12DIME Evaluation Framework WorkshopDIME Workshop 9 - 5
MC4-100
 
Feb 11Evidence for Peace: Leveraging IE Tools for Better ResultsDIME Workshop 1 - 2:30
MC4-800
 
 Feb 10MicroFoundations of Conflict and Violence: Economic Analysis and Impact EvaluationDIME Workshop   
Feb 10Quantification of Non-tariff Measures: Estimation and ImplementationTrade Policy DialogueHiau Looi Kee, Senior Economist, and Jose Daniel Reyes, Trade Economist12 - 1:30
MC10-100
A. Fouad
Feb 5Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon MarketEnergy and Environment SeminarRaphael Calel12 - 1:30
MC3-570
S. Raychaudhuri
Feb 4 Environmental Regulation, Imperfect Competition and Market Spillovers: The Impact of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments on the US Oil Refining Industry Energy and Environment SeminarRichard Sweeney12 - 1:30
MC3-570
S. Raychaudhuri
Feb 3A perverse ‘net’ effect? Health insurance and ex-ante moral hazard in GhanaPoverty and Applied Micro SeminarZelalem Debebe12 - 1:30
MC10-100
S. Raychaudhuri
Feb 2Sovereign Default, Inequality, and Progressive Taxation Macro/Trade/ Finance SeminarAxelle Ferriere 12 - 1:30
MC8-100
S. Raychaudhuri 
Jan 30Intergenerational Occupational Mobility and Labor ProductivityMacro/Trade/ Finance SeminarRishabh Sinha12 - 1:30
MC10-100
S. Raychaudhuri
Jan 29 Global Sourcing under Uncertainty Macro/Trade/ Finance Seminar Jeronimo Carballo12 - 1:30
MC10-100
S. Raychaudhuri 
Jan 28The Cyclicality of the Labor Income Share and the IST News ShockMacro/Trade/ Finance SeminarEduardo Wemy12 - 1:30
MC5-100
S. Raychaudhuri
Jan 27Managing Food Price Volatility Policy Research TalkWill Martin12:30 - 2
MC2-800 
R. Hahn 
Jan 26The agricultural roots of industrial development: ‘forward linkages’ in reform era ChinaPoverty and Applied Micro SeminarSamuel Marden12 - 1:30
MC C1-100
S. Raychaudhuri
Jan 23Temporary Protection and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the Napoleonic BlockadeMacro/Trade/ Finance SeminarReka Juhasz12 - 1:30
MC C1-200
S. Raychaudhuri
Jan 22Non-linear commodity taxation in developing countries: theory and an application to IndiaPoverty and Applied Micro SeminarLucie Gadenne12 - 1:30
MC10-100
S. Raychaudhuri
Jan 21Turnover Taxes and Productivity Evidence from a Brazilian Tax ReformMacro/Trade/ Finance SeminarBruno Caprettini12 - 1:30
MC10-100
S. Raychaudhuri 
Jan 20How the Design of a Pension System Influences Old Age Poverty and Gender Equity: A Study of Chile's Private Retirement Accounts SystemPoverty and Applied Micro SeminarClement Joubert12 - 1:30
MC C2-125
S. Raychaudhuri
Jan 16Bureaucrats and Politicians: How Does Electoral Competition Affect Bureaucractic PerformancePoverty and Applied Micro SeminarAnusha Nath12 - 1:30
MC10-100
S. Raychaudhuri
Jan 15Density, unemployment, and wage growth in GermanyMacro/Trade/ Finance SeminarGita Khun Jush12 - 1:30
MC10-100
S. Raychaudhuri 
Jan 12Heterogenous Peer Effects and Rank Concerns: Theory and EvidenceMichela Maria Tincani12 - 1:30
MC3-570
S. Raychaudhuri
 



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