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Development Economics Day

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Department of Economics, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, and the Office of International Programs, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Illini Union - 314 A&B
Dec 3, 2022   All Day
Mary Arends-Kuenning
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Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) Events

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8:30-9:00 Breakfast

9:00-10:00 University of Michigan

James Allen IV, “Double-Booked: Effects of Overlap between School and Farming Calendars on Education and Child Labor”

Alexander Fertig, “Measuring Remittances”

10:00-11:00 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Alejandro Montoya, “How Does A Rural Poverty Alleviation Program Affect Parents’ Expectations About Their Children? Evidence from BRAC-TUP in Bangladesh”

Adam Osman, “Demand for Mobility: Evidence from an Experiment with Uber Riders”

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:30 Northwestern

Hossein Alidaee, “How Uncertainty About Heterogeneity Impacts Technology Adoption”

Kensuke Maeba, “Extrapolation of Treatment Effect Estimates Across Contexts and Policies: An Application to Cash Transfer Experiments”

12:30-1:45 Lunch

1:45-2:45 University of Chicago

Maria Adelaida Martinez, “How Does Immigration Affect Incumbent Students? Evidence from Venezuelan Migration to Peru”

Chinmaya Kumar, “Complaint Resolution Systems: Experimental Evidence from Rural India”

2:45-3:15 Coffee Break

3:15-3:45 Notre Dame

Alejandro Estefan, “Digital Training for Micro-Entrepreneurs: Experimental Evidence from Guatemala”

3:45-4:15 Michigan State

Sibbir Ahmad, “Labor Market Discrimination in Bangladesh: Experimental Evidence from the Job Market of College Graduates”

Suggested Dinner Location: Broadway Food Hall, 401 N Broadway Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 (everyone pays for their own meals and drinks)

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