Development Brown Bag Seminars

  • Sep 26

    Development Seminar: Asad Islam

    September 26, 2018 12:00PM - 1:00PM Koo Room (Rm. 5A Marshall-Adams Hall)

    Asad Islam of Monash University will present on "Can public recognition reward backfire? Field experimental evidence on the retention and performance of volunteers with social-image concerns."

Development Brown Bag Seminars - AFRE/ECON Collaboration - 2018-19

  • September 19. Fortunes and Misfortunes of Dragon Sons: Direct and Cohort Effects of Superstition on Education. (Andy Chou)
  • September 26. Can public recognition reward backfire? Field experimental evidence on the retention and performance of volunteers with social-image concerns. (Asad Islam, Monash University)

Development Brown Bag Seminars - AFRE/ECON Collaboration - 2017-2018

  • September 20.  Assessing Heterogeneity in the Child Growth Impacts of In-utero Rainfall Outcomes in Rural Rwanda. (Jarrad Farris)
  • October 4.  Agricultural Intensifications and Intrahousehold Decision-making: Evidence from Burkina Faso (JMP).  (Hamza Haider)
  • October 18.  Impact of Internet Access on Student Learning in Peruvian School.  (Leah Lakdawala)
  • November 1.  TBA.  (Sambojyoti Biswas/Prabhat Barnwal)
  • November 15.  Agricultural Labor Markets and Fertilizer Demand: Intensification is Not a Single Factor Problem for Non-separable Households.  (Sarah Kopper)
  • November 29.  Risk Experiments and Technology Adoption in India (JMP).  (Mukesh Ray)
  • February 7: Sean Posey (AFRE student), What is the Value of Quality: A case study in Nicaragua.
  • February 21: Ben Zhou (Econ faculty), Industrialization from Scratch: The "Third Front" and Local Economic Development in China’s Hinterland;Sam Biswas (Econ student), topic TBD. 
  • March 21: Mayuko Kondo (AFRE student), Biased Technology and Household’s Decisions on Labor: Case of Tanzanian Maize Farmers.
  • April 4: Evgeniya Moskaleva (AFRE student), Factors Associated with Young Adults’ Migration Decisions: Evidence from Tanzania
  • April 18: Emilia Tjernström (Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison Ag Econ and Public Policy), topic TBD. 

Development Brown Bag Seminars - AFRE/ECON Collaboration - 2016-2017 - Development Brown Bag Seminars are held every other Wednesday of the semester, from 12:00 noon-1:00 pm., in Room 75 Morrill Hall of Agriculture, or the Koo Room of Marshall-Adams Hall. View all seminars at:  Economics Dept. Development Lunch Seminar page. http://www.econ.msu.edu/seminars/development_lunch.php

Development Brown Bag Seminars - AFRE/ECON Collaboration - 2015-2016 - Development Brown Bag Seminars are held every other Wednesday of the semester, from 12:00 noon-1:00 pm., in Room 75 Morrill Hall of Agriculture, or the Koo Room of Marshall-Adams Hall. View all seminars at:  Economics Dept. Development Lunch Seminar page.  http://www.econ.msu.edu/seminars/development_lunch.php

Development Brown Bag Seminars - 2014-2015 - Development Brown Bag Seminars are held every other Wednesday of the semester, from 12:00 noon-1:00 pm., in Room 75 Morrill Hall of Agriculture, or the Koo Room of Marshall-Adams Hall.

  • October 1. Family Structure, Social Norms, and Investment in Agricultural Inputs on Communal vs. Private Plots in Developing Countries: The Case of Mali.  (Assistou Ouedraogo)
  • October 15. Corruption Traps and Economic Growth.  (Hyeongjun Bang)
  • November 5. Market Structure & Pricing Behavior of Fertilizer Sector in Pakistan.  (Joshua Gill)  Did Financial Reforms Work... and for the Poor in Nigeria?  (Lisa Cook)
  • November 19. Workplace Based Malaria Treatment: Impact on Physical Activity and Productivity.  (Ashesh Prasann)
  • December 3. Protest and Conflict Escalation in the Arab Spring.  (Greg Wallsworth)
  • January 21. Air Quality, Perinatal Health, and Mortality: Causal Evidence from Wildfires.  (Christopher Khawand)
  • February 4.  Green Revolution 2.0: Biodiversity as a Shock Absorber in Agriculture: Evidence from Malawi.  (Maksym Ivanyna)
  • February 18.  Land Markets and Equity of Land Access in Tanzania.  (Ayala Wineman)
  • March 4.  Sustaining Credit Arrangements for Modern Input Use: Lessons from a Lab-based Field Experiment.  (Serge Adjognon)
  • March 18.  On the Possibility of Maize Green Revolution in Highlands of Kenya: An Assessment of Emerging Intensive Farming Systems.  (Rie Muraoka)
  • April 1.  Distortions in Oil Contract Allocation and Environmental Outcomes in the Presence of Corrupt Behavior. (Henry Akaeze)
  • April 15.  Migration and Village Coinsurance: Evidence from Rural China.  (Hui Wang)

 

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