Recorded Presentations

Friday, 4/30

Education 1:

Nozomi Nakajima: "Parental Involvement in Schools: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments"
Vesall Nourani: "Learning to Teach by Learning to Learn"
Ana Paula Melo: "Affirmative action, college access and major choice: Redistribution and opportunity for social mobility"
Travis Lybbert: "Shedding an Oppositional Identity: Religiosity and Educational Attainment Among the Roma"

Corruption:

Wendy Wong: "Optimal Monitoring and Bureaucrat Adjustments"
Kangli Li: "Road Construction, Bargaining, and Bribes: Spatial Allocation of Checkpoints and Highway Corruption in West Africa"
Rebecca Scurlock: "Valuing Connections to Corrupt Politicians: Evidence from Brazil"
Xin Jin: "Incentivizing Corruption: An Unintended Consequence of Bureaucratic Promotions in China"

Government:

Muhammad Yasir Khan: "Social Motivation, Political Candidacy, and Performance: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan"
Diego Jimenez Hernandez: "Should The Government Sell You Goods? Evidence from the Milk Market in Mexico"
Muhammad Yasir Khan: "Mission Motivation and Public Sector Performance: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan"
Ajay Shenoy: "The Workforce of Clientelism: The Case of Local Officials in the Party Machine"

Financial Inclusion:

Vy Nguyen: "Financial Diaries and Women’s Money Management Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial"
Emma Riley: "Resisting Social Pressure in the Household Using Mobile Money: Experimental Evidence on Microenterprise Investment in Uganda"
Paula Gonzalez: "Cash Is Queen: Local Economy Growth Effects of Unconditional Cash Transfers to Women in West Africa"
Jose Galdo: "Using Bank Savings Product Design for Empowering Women and Agricultural Development"

Agriculture 1:

Zachary Barnett-Howell: "No Small Potatoes: Agricultural Risk and Investment under Uncertainty"
Aakanksha Melkani: "Smallholder Market Participation and Choice of Marketing Channel in the Presence of Liquidity Constraints: Evidence from Zambian Maize Markets"
Yuan Tian: "Trade-Induced Urbanization and the Making of Modern Agriculture"
Eduardo Montero: "Religious Festivals and Economic Development: Evidence from Catholic Saint Day Festivals in Mexico"

Conflict:

Maria Hernandez de Benito: "The Effect of Violent Crime on Intra-household Resource Allocation and Bargaining Power"
Daniel Ramos-Menchelli: "Spatial Mobility, Economic Opportunity, and Crime"
C. Austin Davis: "The Causes and Consequences of Myanmar’s Internal Conflict"
Michael Poyker: "Civil Conflict and Demand for Identity: Evidence from Political Instability in Mali"

Environment:

Odmaa Narantungalag: "Mining pollution and morbidity: Evidence from Mongolia"
Jeffrey Pagel: "A Natural Resource Curse: The Unintended Effects of Gold Mining on Malaria"
Helene Purcell: "The Heterogeneous Impacts of Natural Disasters on Risk Preferences"
Maulik Jagnani: "Agricultural Labor Exits Increase Crop Fires"

Gender:

Paul Novosad: "Indian judges show no gender or religious in-group bias"
Nathan Fiala: "Wheels of Change: Transforming Girl's Lives with Bicycles"
Divya Pandey: "Reinforcing Gender Norms or Easing Housework Burdens? The Role of Mothers-in-Law in Determining Women’s Labor Force Participation"
Seema Jayachandran: "A five-question women's agency index created using machine learning and qualitative interviews"

Saturday, 5/1

Firms and Entrepreneurship:

Davide Del Prete: "Firms amid the War: Performance, Production Inputs, and Market Competition"
Sampreet Goraya: "How does Caste affect Entrepreneurship? Birth vs Worth"
Joshua Deutschmann: "Contracting and quality upgrading: Evidence from an experiment in Senegal"
John Morrow: "The Comparative Advantage of Firms"

Education 2:

Andrea Guariso: "Supporting Learning In and Out of School: Experimental Evidence from India"
Gaurav Chiplunkar: "Too Little Too Late: Improving Post-Primary Learning Outcomes in India"
Thomas Ginn: "Refugees and the Education of Host Populations: Evidence from the Syrian Inflow to Jordan"
Paul Glewwe: "Public Servants Under Pressure: Experimental Evidence on Efforts to Improve Teaching in India"

Health 2:

Kichan Kim: "Do Roads Bring Junk Food? Evidence from Nepal using OpenStreetMap Data"
Jacob Ricker-Gilbert: "Information and the trade-off between food safety and food security in rural markets: Experimental evidence from Malawi"
Salauddin Tauseef: "The importance of nutrition education in achieving food security and adequate nutrition of the poor: Experimental evidence from rural Bangladesh"
Alan De Brauw: "Telescoping Causes Overstatement in Recalled Food Consumption: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Ethiopia"

Keynote Speech:

Speaker: Eliana La Ferrera