Alan Winters (World Bank)
|Charles Jones (UC Berkeley)|
“Knowledge and the Theory of Economic Development.”
10:15- 11:15 am
Asli Demirguc-Kunt (World Bank)
"Firm Innovation in Emerging Markets: Role of Governance and Finance"
joint with Meghana Ayyagari (GWU), and Vojislav Maksimovic (Maryland)
|11:15-11:30||Coffee Break |
Simeon Djankov (World Bank)
“Is Corruption Efficient? A Field Experiment in Obtaining a Driver License in India.”
joint with Marianne Bertrand (Chicago GSB), Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard), and Rema Hana (NYU Wagner)
Francois Bourguignon (The World Bank)
John Sutton (LSE), Robin Burgess (LSE)
Roundtable on Microeconomics of Growth - Directions of Research
(Box Lunch Available)
Chang-Tai Hsieh (UC Berkeley) and Peter Klenow (Stanford University)
"Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China and India"
Mary Hallward-Driemeier (World Bank)
Introduction to World Bank Investment Climate Enterprise Surveys and Research
Juan Carlos Hallak (Michigan), John Haltiwanger (Maryland), Jim Levinsohn (Michigan), Marc Melitz (Harvard), Ariel Pakes (Harvard), and James Tybout (Penn State)
Panel Discussion: World Bank Investment Climate Data
|6:30 pm||Dinner (by invitation) |
Marcos Chamon (IMF)
"The Myth of Post-Reform Income Stagnation in Brazil"
joint with Irineu de Carvalho Filho (IMF)
Pol Antras (Harvard)
"Contracts and Technology Adoption"
joint with Daron Acemoglu (MIT) and Elhanan Helpman (Harvard)
Rachel Kranton (Maryland)
"Contracts, Hold-Up, and Exports: Textiles and Opium in Colonial India"
joint with Anand Swamy (Williams)
|12:15-2:00 pm||Lunch (by invitation)|
Robert Jensen (Harvard KSG)
"The Visible Hand(set): Mobile Phones and Market Performance in South Indian Fisheries"
Jagadeesh Sivadasan (Michigan)
"Tax Law Changes, Income Shifting, and Measured Wage Inequality: Evidence from India"
joint with Joel Slemrod (Michigan)
|Coffee Break |
John Haltiwanger (Maryland) and Stefano Scarpetta (World Bank)
"Assessing Job Flows Across Countries: The Role of Industry, Size, and Regulations"
joint with Helena Schweiger (Maryland)
Queries relating to timetabling and the program should be addressed to:
Chang-Tai Hsieh (chsieh@econ.Berkeley.edu)
Robin Burgess (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Mary Hallward-Driemeier (Mhallward@worldbank.org)
Anna Regina Bonfield (email@example.com)