01/2016 Seminars and Workshops

December 19, 2016 Hannah Trachtman, Yale University, Too Much Messaging? Testing for Externalities of Informational Health Campaigns in Northern Ghana, Development Lunch
December 12, 2016 Jaya Wen, Yale University, Misallocation, State Ownership, and Social Control, Development Lunch
December 5, 2016 Eoin McGuirk, Yale University, Economic Shocks and Varieties of Local Conflict in Africa, Development Lunch
November 28, 2016 Martin Mattsson, Yale University, The Role of Dispute Resolution in a Rural Economy: The Case of Village Courts in Bangladesh, Development Lunch
November 21, 2016 NO WORKSHOP, November Break, Development Lunch
November 14, 2016 Tatjana Kleineberg, Yale University, Group Identity and Occupational Choice, Development Lunch
November 7, 2016 Yujung Whang, Yale University, Dynamics of Preference and Social Geography: Evidence from Muslim Immigrants in the UK, Development Lunch
October 31, 2016 Meredith Startz, Yale University, The Value of Face-to-Face: Travel and the Information Costs of Trade, Development Lunch, [Paper]
October 24, 2016 Jeffrey Weaver, Yale University, Jobs for Sale: Corruption and Misallocation in Hiring, Development Lunch, [Paper]
October 17, 2016 Gaurav Chiplunkar, Yale University, Referrals in Low Skilled Labor Markets, Development Lunch
October 10, 2016 Reshmaan Hussam, Yale University, Handwashing and Habit Formation: A Test of Rational Addiction, Development Lunch
October 3, 2016 Craig Palsson, Yale University, Breaking from Colonial Institutions: Haiti's Idle Land, 1928-1950, Development Lunch
September 26, 2016 Meredith Startz, Yale University, The Value of Face-to-Face: Travel and the Information Costs of Trade, Development Lunch
September 19, 2016 Jeffrey Weaver, Yale University, Jobs for Sale: Bribery and Misallocation in Hiring, Development Lunch, [Paper]
September 12, 2016 Vittorio Bassi, Yale University, Information Frictions in the Labor Market: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda, Development Lunch
May 9, 2016 Gaurav Chiplunkar, "Using Online Platforms to Understand Job Search: Evidence from India", Development Lunch
May 2, 2016 Hannah Trachtman, "Too Much Technology? Cognitive Limits to Adoption", Development Lunch
April 25, 2016 Jaya Wen, "Political Business Cycles and Chinese Governance", Development Lunch
April 18, 2016 Taha Choukhmane, "Family Financing and Entrepreneurship", Development Lunch
April 11, 2016 Meredith Startz, "The Value of Face-To-Face: Travel and the Information Costs of Trade", Development Lunch
April 4, 2016 Reshma Hussam, "Handwashing and Habit Formation", Development Lunch
March 28, 2016 Xiaoxue Zhao, "Local Elections and Land Reallocation in Rural China" , Development Lunch
March 7, 2016 Pablo Olmos, "It's About Time: The Leisure Gap in Developing Countries", Development Lunch
February 29, 2016 Yujung Whang, "Dynamics of Collective Consciousness" , Development Lunch
February 22, 2016 Jeff Weaver, "Jobs for Sale: Corruption and Misallocation in Hiring", Development Lunch
February 15, 2016 Lasse Brune, Peer Effects in the Workplace: Experimental Evidence from Agricultural Workers in Malawi (with Eric Chyn and Jason Kerwin), Development Lunch