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Event Recap

The Development Lunch Seminars were jointly hosted by the Becker Friedman Institute and The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts.

This lunch met on Fridays from 12:30-1:30 pm in Room 3SW at the Charles M. Harper Center (exception: the October 13 seminar is in Booth C06).

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If you have any questions, please email Alex Carr.


Friday, October 6, 2017
Reshaping Adolescents' Gender Attitudes in India
Seema Jayachandran, Northwestern University
Friday, October 13, 2017
The Short- and Medium-Run Effects of Computerized VAT Invoices on the Tax Payments and Behavior of Large Firms in China
Nancy Qian, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
Friday, October 20, 2017
The Real Winner's Curse
Leopoldo Fergusson, University of the Andes
Friday, October 27, 2017
The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Urban Transit Networks: Evidence from Bogota's TransMilenio
Nick Tsivanidis, University of Chicago
Friday, November 3, 2017
The Social Costs of Low Electricity Tariffs: Evidence from Agricultural Power Consumption in India
Nicholas Ryan, Assistant Professor of Economics, Yale University
Friday, November 10, 2017
Industrialization and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from Industrial Zone Expansion
Nina Nguyen, University of Chicago
Friday, November 17, 2017
The Peer Effects of Grade Retention
Olga Namen, University of Chicago
Friday, December 1, 2017
Misperceived Social Norms: Female Labor Force Participation in Saudi Arabia
Leonardo Bursztyn, Saieh Family Professor, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics; Co-Director of BFI Political Economics Initiative