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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 during Michaelmas Term and at 17:00-18:30 in B03 Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, WC1H 0AX during Lent Term.

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

Seminars 2013-2014

Mon, 16 June 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa
The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa
Speaker: Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University), joint with Elias Papaioannou
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg16062014.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 16 June 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 09 June 2014, 13:00-14:30 -- The Value of Discretion in the Enforcement of Regulation: Experimental Evidence and Structural Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India
The Value of Discretion in the Enforcement of Regulation: Experimental Evidence and Structural Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India
Speaker: Michael Greenstone (MIT), joint with Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande and Nicholas Ryan
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg09062014.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 09 June 2014, 13:00-14:30

Mon, 02 June 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- TBC
TBC
Speaker: Fabrizio Zilibotti (Zurich University)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 02 June 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 19 May 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Crony Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics
Crony Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics
Speaker: Chang-tai Hsieh (Chicago GSB)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 19 May 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 12 May 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Educate to Lead? The Effect of Politicians' Education on Public Good Provision: Evidence from Java
Educate to Lead? The Effect of Politicians' Education on Public Good Provision: Evidence from Java
Speaker: Monica Martinez-Bravo (CEMFI)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 12 May 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 28 April 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Creative Destruction and Subjective Well-Being
Creative Destruction and Subjective Well-Being
Speaker: Philippe Aghion (Harvard), joint with Ufuk Akcigit, Angus Deaton and Alexandra Roulet
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg28042014.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 28 April 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 17 March 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Who’s Getting Globalized? The Size and Implications of Intranational Trade Costs
Who’s Getting Globalized? The Size and Implications of Intranational Trade Costs
Speaker: Dave Donaldson (MIT)
Paper: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2734209/Atkin_Donaldson_WGG_paper.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 17 March 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 10 March 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates
Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates
Speaker: Suresh Naidu (Columbia)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 10 March 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 03 March 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Tax Farming Redux - Experimental Evidence from Incentive Pay to Tax Inspectors
Tax Farming Redux - Experimental Evidence from Incentive Pay to Tax Inspectors
Speaker: Asim Kwaja (Harvard Kennedy School), joint with Adnan Q. Khan (LSE) and Benjamin Olken (MIT)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 03 March 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 24 February 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Nominal Wage Rigidity in Village Labor Markets
Nominal Wage Rigidity in Village Labor Markets
Speaker: Supreet Kaur (Columbia University)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg24022014.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 24 February 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 17 February 2014, 16:00-17:30 -- Entry Costs Rise with Development
Entry Costs Rise with Development
Speaker: Peter Klenow (Stanford University), joint with Albert Bollard and Huiyu Li
Paper: http://klenow.com/Bollard_Klenow_Li.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 17 February 2014, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 02 December 2013, 16:00-17:30 -- TBA
TBA
Speaker: Lori Beaman (Northwestern University)

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 02 December 2013, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 25 November 2013, 16:00-17:30 -- Ethnicity in Children and Mixed Marriages: Theory and Evidence from China
Ethnicity in Children and Mixed Marriages: Theory and Evidence from China
Speaker: Torsten Persson (IIES)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg251113.pdf
Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 25 November 2013, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 18 November 2013, 16:00-17:30 -- New Media, Institutions, and Economic Change: Evidence from the Protestant Reformation
New Media, Institutions, and Economic Change: Evidence from the Protestant Reformation
Speaker: Jeremiah Dittmar (American University & LSE)
Paper: http://www.cepr.org/sites/default/files/DITTMAR%20-%20Print_Religion_2013_09_26.pdf
Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 18 November 2013, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 11 November 2013, 16:00-17:30 -- Winning Hearts and Minds: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan
Winning Hearts and Minds: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan
Speaker: Ruben Enikolopov (UPF)

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 11 November 2013, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 04 November 2013, 16:00-17:30 -- Ethnic Divisions and Production in Firms
Ethnic Divisions and Production in Firms
Speaker: Jonas Hjort (Columbia Business School)

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 04 November 2013, 16:00-17:30

Mon, 28 October 2013, 16:00-17:30 -- Labor Market Integration in Brazil
Labor Market Integration in Brazil
Speaker: Melanie Morten (Stanford ), joint with Jaqueline Oliviera

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 28 October 2013, 16:00-17:30

 

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