Winter 2019 Development Lunch Seminar

January 11–March 15, 2019

(All day)

Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 203
ORGANIZERS
CHRISTOPHER BLATTMAN, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, HARRIS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY
CHANG-TAI HSIEH, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, BOOTH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
ALESSANDRA VOENA, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
ANUP MALANI, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, LAW SCHOOL

 

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.

This lunch meets on Fridays from 12:30-2:00 pm in Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 203. Lunch is available at 12:15 pm. The location of the lunch rotates each quarter between collaborating departments.

If you would like to receive regular updates about this lunch, click here.

 

Program

 

Friday, January 11 - Hans-Joachim Voth, University of Zurich
Killer Incentives: Relative Position, Performance and Risk-Taking Among German Fighter Pilots, 1939-45

Friday, February 8 -  

Mariella Gonzales, University of Chicago
Effects of mining extraction on political support for anti-mining parties

Chinmaya Kumar, University of Chicago
Fixing the State: Can Grievance Redressal Improve the Quality of Public Services?

Friday, February 22 - Christopher Udry, Northwestern University
External Validity in a Stochastic World: Evidence from Low Income Countries

Friday, March 15 - Andrew Foster, Brown University
Are there too many farms in the world? Labor-market transaction costs, machine capacities and optimal farm size
 

January 11, 2019 (All day) March 15, 2019 (All day)
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