Economic Development Workshop

2022 May 04

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"Policy Deliberation and Voter Persuasion: Experimental Evidence from an Election in the Philippines"

Speaker:

Thomas Fujiwara, Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs, 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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2022 Apr 27

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"Urban Public Works in Spatial Equilibrium: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia"

Speaker:

Clément Imbert, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Warwick.

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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2022 Apr 20

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"European Immigrants and the United States' Rise to the Technological Frontier"

Speaker:

Michael Peters, Associate 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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2022 Apr 13

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"The Political Economic Causes: Great Soviet Famine, 1932-33"

Speaker:

Nancy Qian, James J. O'Connor Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Kellog School of Management, Northwestern 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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2022 Apr 06

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"Safety First: Perceived Risk of Street Harassment and Educational Choices of Women"

Speaker:

Girija Borker, Economist, Development Impact Evaluation (DIME), World Bank.

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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2022 Mar 30

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"Gender Violence, Enforcement and Human Capital: Evidence from Women Justice Centers in Peru"

Speaker:

Micaela Sviatschi, Assistant Professor 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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2022 Mar 09

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"A Division of Laborers: Identity and Efficiency in India"

Speaker:

Daniel Keniston, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Louisiana 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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2022 Mar 02

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"Do Workfare Programs Live Up to Their Promise? Experimental Evidence from Cote D'Ivoire"

Speaker:

Marianne BertrandChris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago.

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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2022 Feb 23

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

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

Speaker:

Aprajit Mahajan, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 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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2022 Feb 16

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"Improving Workplace Climate in Large Corporations: A Clustered Randomized Intervention"

Speaker:

Sule Alan, Adjunct Professor of Economics, Bilkent 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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2022 Feb 09

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"Improved Transportation Networks Facilitate Adaptation to Pollution and Temperature Extremes"

Speaker:

Dave Donaldson, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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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2022 Feb 02

Seminar in Economic Development (In Person)

2:35pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Tang Center, 70 Memorial Drive, Room 395

"Blue Spoons" 

Speaker:

Esther Duflo, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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 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: 

Online Only

"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: 

Online Only

"The Political Economy of State Employment and Social Unrest in China"

Speaker: 

Jaya Wen, Assistant Professor of Business, Government, and the International Economy, Harvard Business School.

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.

This event is online only. Please click the "Read More" link for full instructions on how to attend this seminar.

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