Development Lunch

Organized by: Christopher Udry

The Development Lunch (officially “Economics 756: Prospectus Workshop in Development”) is an informal workshop designed primarily for graduate students working in development economics to present research in progress. Faculty and visitors also use the workshop to present work in its early stages.

Contact Noel Sardalla (203-432-3621) if you want to receive announcements about the Development Lunch.

Mondays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, 28 Hillhouse Ave., Room 106

Schedule maintained by Noel Sardalla (203-432-3621)

Events/Seminars

September 12, 2016
12:00pm Vittorio Bassi, Yale University
"Information Frictions in the Labor Market: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda"

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
September 19, 2016
12:00pm Jeffrey Weaver, Yale University
"Jobs for Sale: Bribery and Misallocation in Hiring"
[Paper]

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
September 26, 2016
12:00pm Meredith Startz, Yale University
"The Value of Face-to-Face: Travel and the Information Costs of Trade"

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 3, 2016
12:00pm Craig Palsson, Yale University
"Breaking from Colonial Institutions: Haiti's Idle Land, 1928-1950"

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 10, 2016
12:00pm Reshmaan Hussam, Yale University
"Handwashing and Habit Formation: A Test of Rational Addiction"

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 17, 2016
12:00pm Gaurav Chiplunkar, Yale University
"Referrals in Low Skilled Labor Markets"

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 24, 2016
12:00pm Jeffrey Weaver, Yale University
"Jobs for Sale: Corruption and Misallocation in Hiring" [Job market seminar - until 1:30]
[Paper]

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 31, 2016
12:00pm Meredith Startz, Yale University
"The Value of Face-to-Face: Travel and the Information Costs of Trade" [Job market seminar - until 1:30] (Password protected)
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
November 7, 2016
12:00pm Yujung Whang, Yale University
"Dynamics of Preference and Social Geography: Evidence from Muslim Immigrants in the UK"

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
November 14, 2016
12:00pm Tatjana Kleineberg, Yale University
"Group Identity and Occupational Choice"

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
November 21, 2016
12:00pm NO WORKSHOP
"November Break"
November 28, 2016
12:00pm Martin Mattsson, Yale University
"The Role of Dispute Resolution in a Rural Economy: The Case of Village Courts in Bangladesh"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
December 5, 2016
12:00pm Eoin McGuirk, Yale University
"Economic Shocks and Varieties of Local Conflict in Africa"

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
December 12, 2016
12:00pm Jaya Wen, Yale University
"Misallocation, State Ownership, and Social Control"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
December 19, 2016
12:00pm Hannah Trachtman, Yale University
"Too Much Messaging? Testing for Externalities of Informational Health Campaigns in Northern Ghana"

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
February 20, 2017
12:00pm Xiao Yu Wang, Duke University
"Risk Sorting, Portfolio Choice, and Endogenous Informal Insurance"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
February 27, 2017
12:00pm Lasse Brune, Yale University
"Deferred Wages and Savings Constraints in Malawi"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
March 6, 2017
12:00pm Eduardo Fraga, Yale University
"Demographics and Interstate War"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
March 13, 2017
12:00pm No Lunch
"Spring Break"
March 20, 2017
12:00pm No Lunch
"Spring Break"
March 27, 2017
12:00pm Jaya Wen, Yale University
"Misallocation, State Ownership, and Social Control"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
April 3, 2017
12:00pm Yujung Whang, Yale University
"TBD"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
April 10, 2017
12:00pm Tatjana Kleineberg, Yale University
"TBD"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
April 17, 2017
12:00pm Hannah Trachtman, Yale University
"TBD"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
April 24, 2017
12:00pm Martin Mattsson, Yale University
"TBD"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
May 1, 2017
12:00pm Pablo Olmos, Yale University
"TBD"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
May 8, 2017
12:00pm Gaurav Chiplunkar, Yale University
"TBD"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106