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The Development Lunch Workshops 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 workshop series is weekly on Fridays from 12:30-2:00 p.m CST.

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

All times listed below are Central Standard Time.


Friday, March 22, 2024
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Identifying Agglomeration Shadows: Long-run Evidence from Ancient Ports

Richard Hornbeck, University of Chicago

Friday, March 29, 2024
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Information, Intermediaries, and International Migration

Samuel Bazzi, University of California, San Diego

Friday, April 12, 2024
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Power of Persuasion: Causal Effects of Household Communication on Women’s Employment

Madeline McKelway, Dartmouth College

Friday, April 19, 2024
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Party and The Firm

Jaya Wen, Harvard University

Friday, April 26, 2024
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Market Exposure, Civic Values, and Rules

Devesh Rustagi, University of Warwick

Friday, May 3, 2024
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Adverse Selection in Carbon Offset Markets: Evidence from the Clean Development Mechanism in China

Nicholas Ryan, Yale University

Friday, May 17, 2024
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Learning to See the World's Opportunities: Memory, Mental Experiencing, and the Economic Lives of the Vulnerable

Nava Ashraf, London School of Economics and Political Science