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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 2015-2016

Mon, 06 June 2016, - -- TBA
TBA
Speaker: Pascaline Dupas (Stanford University)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 06 June 2016, -

Mon, 23 May 2016, - -- Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards
Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards
Speaker: Gautam Rao (Harvard University)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 23 May 2016, -

Mon, 16 May 2016, - -- Alcohol and Self-Control: A Field Experiment in India
Alcohol and Self-Control: A Field Experiment in India
Speaker: Frank Schilbach (MIT)
Paper: http://economics.mit.edu/files/10649.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 16 May 2016, -

Mon, 09 May 2016, - -- Exporting and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
Exporting and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
Speaker: David Atkin (MIT), joint with Amit Khandelwal and Adam Osman
Paper: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2960823/Egypt_experiment.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 09 May 2016, -

Mon, 25 April 2016, - -- Loss in the time of cholera: Long-run impact of a disease epidemic on the urban landscape
Loss in the time of cholera: Long-run impact of a disease epidemic on the urban landscape
Speaker: Erica Field (Duke University), joint with Attila Ambrus (Duke) and Robert Gonzalez (UNC)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg25042016.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 25 April 2016, -

Mon, 21 March 2016, - -- Asymmetry of Information Within Family Networks
Asymmetry of Information Within Family Networks
Speaker: Garance Genicot (Georgetown), joint with Joachim de Weerdt and Alice Mesnard

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 21 March 2016, -

Mon, 14 March 2016, - -- How do Average Hours Worked Vary With Development? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications
How do Average Hours Worked Vary With Development? Cross-Country Evidence and Implications
Speaker: David Lagakos (UC San Diego), joint with Alexander Bick (Arizona State) and Nicola Fuchs-Schuendeln (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg14032016.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 14 March 2016, -

Mon, 07 March 2016, - -- Agglomeration and (the Lack of) Competition
Agglomeration and (the Lack of) Competition
Speaker: Joseph Kaboski (University of Notre Dame), joint with Wyatt Brooks and Amber Li

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 07 March 2016, -

Mon, 29 February 2016, - -- Measuring Living Standards Across Space: The Search for a Spatial Equilibrium in African Micro Data
Measuring Living Standards Across Space: The Search for a Spatial Equilibrium in African Micro Data
Speaker: Doug Gollin (Oxford)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 29 February 2016, -

Mon, 22 February 2016, - -- Debates: Voting and Expenditure Responses to Political Communication
Debates: Voting and Expenditure Responses to Political Communication
Speaker: Katherine Casey (Stanford)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg22022016.pdf
32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH
Mon, 22 February 2016, -

Mon, 07 December 2015, - -- Schooling, Learning, and Earnings: Effects of a Three-Year Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Nicaragua after 10 Years
Schooling, Learning, and Earnings: Effects of a Three-Year Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Nicaragua after 10 Years
Speaker: Karen Macours (Paris School of Economics)

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 07 December 2015, -

Mon, 30 November 2015, - -- Building Evidence from Multiple Studies: The Response to Incentive Pay
Building Evidence from Multiple Studies: The Response to Incentive Pay
Speaker: Greg Fischer (EOPP and LSE)

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 30 November 2015, -

Mon, 23 November 2015, - -- Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-on: Evidence from Bank Overdrafst in Turkey
Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-on: Evidence from Bank Overdrafst in Turkey
Speaker: Dean Karlan (Yale University)

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 23 November 2015, -

Mon, 16 November 2015, - -- How Positive Was the Positive Check? Investment and Fertility in the Aftermath of the 1918 Influenza in India
How Positive Was the Positive Check? Investment and Fertility in the Aftermath of the 1918 Influenza in India
Speaker: Daniel Keniston (Yale University)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg16112015.pdf
Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 16 November 2015, -

Mon, 09 November 2015, - -- Can Network Theory-Based Targeting Increase Technology Adoption?
Can Network Theory-Based Targeting Increase Technology Adoption?
Speaker: Jeremy Magruder (UC Berkeley)
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg09112015.pdf
Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 09 November 2015, -

Mon, 02 November 2015, - -- The Long-run Effect of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900
The Long-run Effect of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900
Speaker: Nancy Qian (Yale University), joint with Murat Iyigun and Nathan Nunn
Paper: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/seminarpapers/dg02112015.pdf
Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 02 November 2015, -

Mon, 26 October 2015, - -- Cereals, Appropriability and Hierarchy
Cereals, Appropriability and Hierarchy
Speaker: Luigi Pascalli (Warwick)
Paper: http://www.econ.upf.edu/~pascali/LUIGI_PASCALI/Research_files/DP10742.pdf
Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Basement, Drayton House, UCL, 30 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AX
Mon, 26 October 2015, -

 

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