Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

Fishing in Myanmar
Photo by Ferdinand Vieider

DENeB brings together researchers in the Berlin area who are working on themes related to Development Economics. The seminar series gives invited guests the opportunity to present work and receive feedback from members of the network

Schedule of speakers - Winter Semester 2017/2018
Time: Thursdays, 12.30
Location: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstraße 58, 10117 Berlin, Gustav-Schmoller-Room, Room 3.3.002A

14 Sept. 2017
(Arthur-Cecil-Pigou-Room, Room 3.3.002C)
Dane Rowlands (Carleton University)
The effects of IMF programs on economic growth in low income countries: an empirical analysis
19 Oct. 2017

Nicola Limodio (Bocconi University)
Bank Deposits and Liquidity Regulation: Evidence from Ethiopia (Abstract)
2 Nov. 2017
Katrin Millock (Paris School of Economics)
Water Inequality and Conflict (Abstract)
23 Nov. 2017
Maarten Voors (Wageningen University)
Institutions and Technocratic Skill in Local Economic Development (Abstract)
30 Nov. 2017
Axel Dreher (Universität Heidelberg)
Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China’s Foreign Assistance (Abstract)
21 Dec. 2017
Staffan Lindberg (Universität Gothenburg)
Failing and Successful Sequences of Democratization: Has the Study of Democratization Been Misleading for 60 Years? (Abstract)
18 Jan. 2018
Joshua Blumenstock (University of California, Berkeley)
Measuring Poverty and Vulnerability in Real Time (Abstract)
1 Feb. 2018
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Maren Duvendack (University of East Anglia)
Econometric(k)s, Replication and Economic Science – The Case of Microfinance (Abstract)
15 Feb. 2018
Tessa Bold (Stockholm University)
The Lost Human Capital - Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement in Africa (Abstract)
22 Feb. 2018     
Rema Hanna (Harvard University)
Achieving Universal Health Coverage without an Enforceable Mandate: Evidence from a large-scale randomized experiment in Indonesia