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 - Summer Semester 2017
Time: Thursdays, 12.30
Location: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstraße 58, 10117 Berlin

 Date Speaker Topic
27 April 2017
(Room 2.2.008 - Friedensburg)
Jörg Peters (RWI Essen) One-off Subsidies and Long-Run Adoption – Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal (Paper)
11 May 2017
(Room 5.2.010 - Dulles)
Priya Bhagowalia (Jawaharlal Nehru University)Do food subsidies improve nutrition?
8 June 2017
(Room 1.2.026 - Schmoller)
Matthias Kalkuhl (Mercator Research Institute) The impact of environmental shocks on migration drivers: The case of rural-urban migration in India
22 June 2017
(Room 1.2.026 - Schmoller)
Macartan Humphreys (Columbia and WZB) Why do women cooperate more in women’s groups? Evidence from a field experiment and structural model in Congo
6 July 2017
(Room 2.2.008 - Friedensburg)
Katja Kaufmann (Mannheim) Gender Peer Effects, Non-Cognitive Skills and Marriage Market Outcomes: Evidence from Single-Sex Schools in the UK
13 July 2017
(Room 5.2.010 - Dulles)
Nathan Fiala (University of Connecticut)Social accountability and service delivery: Evidence from a large-scale experiment in Uganda

The programs of previous semesters are available on the Program Archive page