Economic Development Workshop

2021 Nov 30

Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online Only

"Market Power and Spatial Competition in Rural India"

Speaker:

Shoumitro Chatterjee, Assistant Professor of Economics, Pennsylvania State University.

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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2021 Nov 17

Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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"Job Search and Matching with Two-Sided Limited Information on Workseekers' Skills"

Speaker:

Kate Orkin, Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University.

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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2021 Nov 10

Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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"Autonomy and Specificity in Agricultural Technology Adoption: Evidence from Mexico"

Speaker: 

Aprajit Mahajan, Associate Professor of Economics and Public Health, University of California Berkeley.

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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2021 Oct 20

Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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"The Effect of Social Media on Voters: Experimental Evidence from an Indian Election"

Speakers:

Kevin Carney, Graduate Student Associate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Shweta Bhogale, Graduate Student Associate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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2021 Oct 13

Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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"National Courts, Property Rights, and the Transformation of an Indigenous Society"

Speaker:

Felipe Jordan, Graduate Student Associate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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2021 Oct 06

Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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"Hiring Frictions in Urban Labor Markets: Experimental Evidence from India"

Speaker:

Niharika Singh, Graduate Student Associate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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2021 Oct 27

Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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"Trade and Informality in the Presence of Labor Market Frictions and Regulations"

Speaker:

Pinelopi Goldberg, Elihu Professor of Economics, Yale University.

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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2021 Sep 29

Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online Only

"Keep your friends close, and even closer in a crisis: Strategic favoritism during economic shocks"

Speaker:

Jose Morales-Arilla, Graduate Student Associate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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2021 Sep 22

Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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"Worth Your Weight? Experimental evidence on the benefits of obesity in low-income countries?"

Speaker:

Elisa Macchi, PhD Candidate in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Zurich.

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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2021 Sep 15

Seminar in Economic Development (Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online Only

"Making Policies Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises" 

Speaker:

Cesi Cruz, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, UCLA; Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia.

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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2021 Sep 08

Seminar in Economic Development (via Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online Only

"International Friends and Enemies" 

Speaker:

Ernest Liu, Assistant Professor of Economics, Bendheim Center for Finance, Department of Economics, Princeton University. 

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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2021 Sep 01

Seminar in Economic Development (via Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online Only

"A Signal to End Child Marriage: Theory and Evidence From Bangladesh"

Speaker:

Kate Orkin, Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of African Economics, Oxford University.

Contact:

Abigail Powers
abigailpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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2021 Apr 28

Seminar in Economic Development (via Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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"When is Debt Odious? A Theory of Repression and Growth Traps"

Speaker:

Raghu Rajan, Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, University of Chicago.

Contact:

Michael O'Neil
michael_oneil@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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2021 Apr 21

Seminar in Economic Development (via Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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"When Women March: The 1929 Aba Women’s Tax Revolt, and Gender Gaps in Political Participation in Nigeria"

Speaker:

Belinda Archibong, Assistant Professor of Economics, Columbia University.

Contact:

Michael O'Neil
michael_oneil@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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2021 Apr 14

Seminar in Economic Development (via Zoom)

2:45pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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“Stretching Vaccines: Optimal Vaccine Use in a Pandemic”

Speakers:

Michael Kremer, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago.

Chris Snyder, Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College.

Contact:

Michael O'Neil
michael_oneil@fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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