G²LM|LIC & BREAD Conference on Development Economics
+++ long presentation: 45 minutes +++ Q&A: 15 minutes +++
+++ short presentation: 20 minutes +++ Q&A: 10 minutes +++
Friday, December 15
08:30 - 08:50
08:50 - 09:00
Chair: Jenny Aker (Tufts University and BREAD)
09:00 - 10:00
Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University), Shan Aman-Rana (University of Virginia), Lazare Kovo (Emory University)
"Bureaucratic Deliberation and Performance: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Benin"
10:00 - 11:00
Gisella Kagy (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Morgan Hardy (NYU Abu Dhabi)
"Mind the Data Gaps: An Examination of Women-owned Enterprise Representation"
11:00 - 11:30
Chair: Ahmed Elsayed (American University in Cairo and IZA)
11:30 - 12:30
Mai Mahmoud (Tufts University)
"Pricing and Allocative Efficiency of a New Agricultural Technology"
Mentor: Andrew Foster (Brown University)
12:30 - 14:00
Chair: Monica Lambon-Quayefio (University of Ghana)
14:00 - 14:30
Irène Dohouin (University of Montreal)
"Is Schooling Enough? Education and HIV: Evidence from Zambia"
14:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:30
Wilfried Adohinzin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
"Tenure Reform, Selection and Student Achievement in Developing Countries: Evidence from Peru"
15:30 - 16:00
Chair: Ibrahim Okumu (Makerere University Uganda)
16:00 - 17:00
Augustin Bergeron (University of Southern California), Elie Kabue Ngindu (Organisation d’Etudes Economiques sur le Kasaï (ODEKA)), Gabriel Tourek (University of Pittsburgh), Jonathan Weigel (UC Berkeley)
"Does Collecting Taxes Erode the Accountability of Informal Leaders? Evidence from the D.R.C"
Saturday, December 16
Chair: Mauricio Romero (ITAM, BREAD and IZA)
09:00 - 09:30
Godfrey Kamutando (University of Cape Town), Lawrence Edwards (University of Cape Town and IZA)
"Labour Market Segmentation and Rent Sharing in the Formal and Informal Manufacturing Sector in Zimbabwe"
09:30 - 10:00
Barbara Zelu (Universitat Rovira i Virgili), Susana Iranzo (Universitat Rovira i Virgili), Alejandro Perez-Laborda (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
"Pension Policy Reform and Fertility: Micro Evidence from Ghana"
10:00 - 11:00
Long Coffee Break (Opportunity for mentee-mentor pairs to meet)
Chair: Pascaline Dupas (Princeton University and BREAD)
11:00 - 12:00
Danila Serra (Texas A&M University), Donna Harris (University of Oxford), Oana Borcan (University of East Anglia), Henry Telli (International Growth Centre, Ghana), Bruno Schettini (Finance State Secretariat, Brazil), Stefan Dercon (University of Oxford and IZA)
"Proud to Belong: The Impact of Ethics Training on Police Officers in Ghana"
12:00 - 13:00
Martin Mwale (Stellenbosch University), Jacob Ricker-Gilbert (Purdue University)
"What's Hers Isn't Mine: Gender-differentiated Tenure Security, Agricultural Investments and Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Mentor: Sara Lowes (UC San Diego)
13:00 - 14:00
Chair: Oriana Bandiera (London School of Economics, BREAD and IZA)
14:00 - 15:00
Mentor: Siwan Anderson (Vancouver School of Economics)
15:00 - 16:00
Sara Lowes (UC San Diego), Etienne Le Rossignol (University of Namur), Eduardo Montero (University of Chicago)
"Fallow Lengths and the Structure of Property Rights"
Followed by Coffee and Snacks
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