|Day One: ||Thursday, June 5 |
Lunch (for presenters and discussants)
WELCOMING REMARKS by Justin Lin, Chief Economist, Development Economics (World Bank)
Benjamin Jones (Northwestern)
"Climate Change and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century"
joint with Melissa Dell and Ben Olken
Discussant: Kirk Hamilton (Lead Economist, Environment Department)
Raffaella Sadun (London School of Economics)
"How Good is Chinese and Indian Management?"
joint with Nick Bloom and John Van Reenan
Discussant: Jagadeesh Sivadasan (University of Michigan)
Christian Broda (University of Chicago)
"Inequality and Prices: Does China Benefit the Poor in America?"
joint with John Romalis
Discussant: Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University)
Martin Ravallion and Francisco Ferreira (World Bank)
"Poverty Reduction without Economic Growth? Explaining Brazil's Poverty Dynamics: 1985-2004"
joint with Phillippe Leite
Discussant: Santiago Levy (IADB)
|Day Two: ||Friday, June 6 |
|9:00-10:00 am||Shawn Cole (Harvard)|
"Are the Monitors Over-monitored? Evidence from Corruption, Vigilance, and Lending in Indian Banks"
joint with Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Discussant: Stijn Claessens (IMF)
Nancy Qian (Brown)
"The Rise of China and the Natural Resource Curse in Africa"
joint with Gerard Padro-I-Miquel
Discussant: William Maloney (Lead Economist, Latin American and Caribbean Chief Economist Office)
Taryn Dinkelman (University of Michigan)
"The Effects of Rural Electrification on Employment: New Evidence from South Africa"
Discussant: Raymond Fisman (Columbia University)
Lunch: MC Dining Room D&E (for Presenters/Discussants)
|Joseph Kaboski (Ohio State)|
"Testing a Structural Model of Credit Constraints Using a Large-Scale Quasi-Experimental Microfinance Initiative"
joint with Robert Townsend
Discussant: Xavier Gine (Economist, Research Department)
|David McKenzie (World Bank)|
"Does it Pay Firms to Register for Taxes?"
Discussant: Roberta Gatti (Sector Manager, Human Development Group)
Queries relating to timetabling and the program should be addressed to:
Chang-Tai Hsieh (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Robin Burgess (email@example.com)
Mary Hallward-Driemeier ( Mhallward@worldbank.org)