All sessions will be held in the AmEx Room (Room 206), Department of Economics.

Session 1: Education

Thursday, March 9 (10:00 – 11:30 AM)

  • IMPROVING LEARNING OUTCOMES THROUGH INFORMATION PROVISION: EVIDENCE FROM INDIAN VILLAGES
    • Farzana Afridi (Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi), Bidisha Barooah (3ie) and Rohini Somanathan (Delhi School of Economics)
  • WITHIN-FAMILY INEQUALITIES IN HUMAN CAPITAL ACCUMULATION IN INDIA: BIRTH ORDER AND GENDER EFFECTS
    • Heather Congdon For and Annika Lingskog (University of Gothenburg)

 

Session 2: Affirmative Action

Thursday, March 9 (12:00 – 1:00 PM)

  • THE FAIRER SEX? WOMEN LEADERS, STRATEGIC DECEPTION AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
    • Lata Gangadharan (Monash University), Tarun Jain (Indian School of Business, Hyderabad), Pushkar Maitra (Monash University) and Joseph Vecci (University of Gothenburg)
  • EFFICIENCY CONSEQUENCES OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN ELECTIONS: THEORY AND EVIDENCE FROM INDIA
    • Sabyasachi Das, Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay and Rajas Saroy (Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi)

 

Session 3: Culture

Thursday, March 9 (2:30 – 4:00 PM)

  • TRIGGERING COOPERATION
    • Martin Dufwenberg (Bocconi University (DEC & IGIER), University of Arizona, CESifo Network, University of Gothenburg), Gunnar Kohlin (University of Gothenburg), Peter Martinsson (University of Gothenburg) and Haileselassie Medhin (Ethiopian Development Research Institute)
  • CULTURAL TRANSMISSION OF TRAITS: SOME MACROECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS
    • Mausumi Das (Delhi School of Economics)
  • THE IMPACT OF ABORTION LEGALIZATION ON FERTILITY AND FEMALE EMPOWERMENT: NEW EVIDENCE FROM MEXICO
    • Damien Clarke (Oxford University) and Hanna Muhlrad (University of Gothenburg)

 

Session 4: Foreign Aid

Friday, March 10 (10:00 – 11:00 AM)

  • CHINESE AID AND LOCAL CORRUPTION
    • Ann-Sofie Isaksson (University of Gothenburg) and Andreas Kotsadam (University of Oslo)
  • ON AID ORPHANS AND DARLINGS (AID EFFECTIVENESS IN AID ALLOCATION BY RESPECTIVE DONOR TYPE)
    • Sven Tengstam (University of Gothenburg)

 

Session 5: Trade

Friday, March 10 (11:30 – 12:30 PM)

  • ARE FAIRTRADE PRICES FAIR? AN ANALYSIS OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF RETURNS IN THE SWEDISH COFFEE MARKET
    • Dick Durevall and Gunnar Kohlin (University of Gothenburg)
  • INDUSTRIAL ENERGY PRICES AND EXPORT COMPETITIVENESS: EVIDENCE FROM INDIA
    • Surender Kumar (Delhi School of Economics)

 

Session 6: Air Pollution

Friday, March 10 (2:00 – 3:00 PM)

  • CLEARING THE AIR ON DELHI’S ODD-EVEN PROGRAM
    • Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago), Santosh Harish (University of Chicago), Rohini Pande (Harvard University) and Anant Sudarshan (EPIC-India)
  • TBA
    • Parikshit Ghosh (Delhi School of Economics)

 

Panel Discussion: The Policy-Research Bridge

Friday, March 10 (3:00 – 4:30 PM)

Panelists:

  • A. Santhosh Mathew (Political economist, Indian Administrative Service)
  • Pierre Jacquet (Global Development Network)
  • Arne Bigsten (University of Gothenburg)