G˛LM|LIC & BREAD Conference on Development Economics
December 15, 2023 - December 16, 2023
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G˛LM|LIC & BREAD Conference on Development Economics

December 15, 2023 - December 16, 2023
Nairobi, Kenya
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Organizers: Jenny Aker (Tufts University and BREAD), Oriana Bandiera (London School of Economics, BREAD and IZA), Pascaline Dupas (Princeton University and BREAD), Ahmed Elsayed (American University in Cairo and IZA), Annabelle Krause-Pilatus (IZA), Monica Lambon-Quayefio (University of Ghana), Ibrahim Okumu (Makerere University Uganda), Imran Rasul (University College London, BREAD and IZA), Mauricio Romero (ITAM, BREAD and IZA), Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University)
Event Manager: Dominik Spitza

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Note that this conference will be held in Nairobi, Kenya and will not be recorded or streamed.
Although there is no conference fee, please understand that there is no funding for daily allowance, accommodation or travel.
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Program

+++ long presentation: 45 minutes +++ Q&A: 15 minutes +++
+++ short presentation: 20 minutes +++ Q&A: 10 minutes +++

Friday, December 15

08:30 - 08:50

Registration

08:50 - 09:00

Introductory Remarks

 

Session A

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

Coffee Break

 

Session B

Chair: Ahmed Elsayed (American University in Cairo and IZA)

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

 

Session C

Chair: Monica Lambon-Quayefio (University of Ghana)

14:00 - 14:30

Eoin McGuirk (Tufts University), Nathan Nunn (University of British Columbia)
"Development Mismatch: Evidence from Agricultural Projects in Pastoral Africa."

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

 

Session D

Chair: Ibrahim Okumu (Makerere University Uganda)

18:30

Conference Dinner

Saturday, December 16

 

Session E

Chair: Mauricio Romero (ITAM, BREAD and IZA)

09:00 - 09:30

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)

 

Session F

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"
 

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

 

Session G

Chair: Oriana Bandiera (London School of Economics, BREAD and IZA)

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"

16:00

Concluding Remarks

Followed by Coffee and Snacks

Mentors

Christian Ahlin (Michigan State University), Siwan Anderson (Vancouver School of Economics), Lorenzo Casaburi (University of Zurich), Giacomo de Giorgi (University of Geneva), Pascaline Dupas (Princeton University and BREAD), Andrew Foster (Brown University), Sara Lowes (UC San Diego), Eoin McGuirk (Tufts University), David McKenzie (World Bank and IZA), Dina Pomeranz (University of Zurich), Mauricio Romero (ITAM, BREAD and IZA), Rebecca Thornton (Baylor University), Jack Willis (Columbia University)