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STICERD-UCL Development and Growth Seminar Series

The seminars are held on Mondays at 16:00-17:30 in 32LIF 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, unless specified otherwise.

For more information, and for papers when available, please contact Gisela Lafico|.

Seminar Organisers: At LSE/STICERD Dr Greg Fischer| and Dr Gharad Bryan|
                                         At UCL Professor Imran Rasul| and Dr Marcos Vera-Hernández|.

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These seminars are free and open to everyone. No reservations are required. If you are not from LSE, please contact Gisela Lafico| with your full name and affiliation so that you can be given access to our premises.  

For past seminars, please check this file: STICERD-UCL Development and Growth Seminar Series|.

 

Seminars 2014-2015

Mon, 15 June 2015, 16:00-17:30 -- The Right Amount of Trust
The Right Amount of Trust
Speaker: Paola Giuliano (UCLA), joint with Jeffrey Butler(EIEF) and Luigi Guiso (EIEF)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg15062015.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 15 June 2015, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 08 June 2015, 16:00-17:30 -- TBC
TBC
Speaker: Esther Duflo (MIT)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 08 June 2015, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 01 June 2015, 16:00-17:30 -- Slicing the Pie: Quantifying the Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Trade
Slicing the Pie: Quantifying the Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Trade
Speaker: Andres Rodriguez-Clare (Berkeley), joint with Simon Galle and Moises Yi.

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 01 June 2015, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 11 May 2015, 16:00-17:30 -- Voting for Peace in A Conflict Zone: The Effects of Exposure to Financial Markets
Voting for Peace in A Conflict Zone: The Effects of Exposure to Financial Markets
Speaker: Saumitra Jha (Stanford University), joint with Moses Shayo (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 11 May 2015, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 27 April 2015, 16:00-17:30 -- Why Are Indian Children So Short?
Why Are Indian Children So Short?
Speaker: Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern University)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg27042015.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 27 April 2015, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 16 March 2015, 16:00-17:30 -- Optimal Development Policies with Financial Frictions
Optimal Development Policies with Financial Frictions
Speaker: Ben Moll (Princeton), joint with Oleg Itskhoki
Paper: http://www.princeton.edu/~itskhoki/papers/FinFrictionsDevoPolicy.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 16 March 2015, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 09 March 2015, 16:00-17:30 -- Household recombination and retrospective evaluation: Evidence from the Matlab Health and Family Planning Experiment
Household recombination and retrospective evaluation: Evidence from the Matlab Health and Family Planning Experiment
Speaker: Andrew Foster (Brown University), joint with Sveta Milusheva
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg09032015.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 09 March 2015, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 02 March 2015, 16:00-17:30 -- Nation-Building Through Compulsory Schooling: The Response of American States to Mass Migration in the Nineteenth Century
Nation-Building Through Compulsory Schooling: The Response of American States to Mass Migration in the Nineteenth Century
Speaker: Imran Rasul (UCL and IFS), joint with Oriana Bandiera [LSE], Myra Mohnen [UCL] and Martina Viarengo [The Graduate Institute, Geneva]

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 02 March 2015, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 23 February 2015, 16:00-17:30 -- Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer-Ball Producers in Pakistan
Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer-Ball Producers in Pakistan
Speaker: Eric Verhoogen (Columbia)
Paper: http://www.columbia.edu/~ev2124/research/ACCKV20140720.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 23 February 2015, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 16 February 2015, 16:00-17:30 -- Does Female Empowerment Promote Economic Development?
Does Female Empowerment Promote Economic Development?
Speaker: Michele Tertilt (Mannheim)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg16022015.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 16 February 2015, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 01 December 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- TBC
TBC
Speaker: Chris Blattman (Columbia University)

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 01 December 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 24 November 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Building State Capacity: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India
Building State Capacity: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India
Speaker: Sandip Sukhtankar (Dartmouth College), joint with Karthik Muralidharany (UC San Diego) and Paul Niehausz (UC San Diego)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg24112014.pdf
Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 24 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 17 November 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Is climate change driving urbanization in Africa?
Is climate change driving urbanization in Africa?
Speaker: J Vernon Henderson (LSE & SERC)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg17112014.pdf
Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 17 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Wed, 12 November 2014, 12:30-14:00 -- SPECIAL Seminar: Universal Gravity
SPECIAL Seminar: Universal Gravity
Speaker: Treb Allen (Northwestern)
Paper: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/12-11-14-TA.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Wed, 12 November 2014, 12:30-14:00

Mon, 10 November 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Market, Contracts and Uncertainty: A Structural Model of a Groundwater"
Market, Contracts and Uncertainty: A Structural Model of a Groundwater"
Speaker: Xavier Gine (World Bank)

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 10 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 03 November 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- The big sort: College reputation and labor market outcomes
The big sort: College reputation and labor market outcomes
Speaker: Miguel Urquiola (Columbia)

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 03 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 27 October 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Networks and Misallocation: Insurance, Migration, and the Rural-Urban Wage Gap
Networks and Misallocation: Insurance, Migration, and the Rural-Urban Wage Gap
Speaker: Kaivan Munshi (University of Cambridge), joint with Mark Rosenzweig (Yale University)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg27102014.pdf
Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 27 October 2014, 16:00-17:30

 

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