The Development Lunch Seminars are operated with support from the Becker Friedman Institute and The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts and is a collaboration between Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, Booth School of Business, Harris School of Public Policy and the Law School.

This seminar series is weekly on Fridays from 12:30-2:00 p.m CST.

To view a Google calendar with all occurrences of the seminar, click here.

This seminar is intended for University of Chicago faculty, students and staff.

All times listed below are Central Standard Time.


Friday, March 25, 2022

Market Design for Land Trade: Evidence from Uganda and Kenya

Friday, April 1, 2022

The Nerds, the Cool and the Central. Peer Education and Teen Pregnancy in Brazil

Friday, April 8, 2022

Explaining Protracted Violence Through the Institutionalization of Private Protection: Insights from Eastern DRC

Friday, April 15, 2022

Policy Experimentation in China: the Political Economy of Policy Learning

Friday, April 22, 2022

Tax Aversion and the Social Contract in Africa

Friday, April 29, 2022

Bayesian Impact Evaluation with Informative Priors: An Application to a Colombian Management and Export Improvement Program

Friday, May 13, 2022

Targeted Subsidies for Water Conservation in Smallholder Agriculture

Friday, May 20, 2022

Subjective versus Objective Incentives and Employee Productivity

Friday, May 27, 2022

Acquisitions, Management, and Efficiency in Rwanda's Coffee Industry