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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 University of Chicago Department of Economics, Booth School of Business, Harris Public Policy and the Law School.

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Dial-in: 1-312-626-6799 (Chicago) 1-646-558-8656 (New York)

Meeting ID: 987 4669 9681

Passcode: 045645


Friday, February 26, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Enforcing Regulation under Illicit Adaptation
Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale University
Friday, March 5, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
The $100 Million Nudge: Increasing Tax Compliance of Businesses and the Self-Employed using a Natural Field Experiment

Please note shortened time for this week’s seminar.

Justin Holz, University of Chicago
Friday, March 12, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Information, Preferences, and Household Demand for School Value Added
Miguel Urquiola, Columbia University
Friday, April 2, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Pollution Masks and The Demand for Clean Air: Experimental Evidence from Delhi | Social Networks, Social Capital, and Trust: Experiment Proposal with Albanian Immigrants in Germany
Harshil Sahai, University of Chicago
Pepi Pandiloski, University of Chicago
Friday, April 16, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
A Signal to End Child Marriage: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh
Erica Field, Duke University
Friday, May 7, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Transportation, Gentrification, and Urban Mobility: The Inequality Effects of Place-Based Policies
Melanie Morten, Stanford University
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Money (Not) to Burn: Payment for Ecosystem Services Strategies to Prevent Residue Burning​
Friday, June 11, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Distaste for Minority Bosses: Discrimination from Below and Its Economic Consequences in India
Chinmaya Kumar, University of Chicago
Building Identity: Social Networks and the Rise of Afrikaner Ethnicity
Laura Montenegro, University of Chicago