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 2018
Time: Thursdays, 12.30
Location: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstraße 58, 10117 Berlin, Karl-Popper-Room 2.3.020

Date Speaker Topic
April 9th
This seminar will exceptionally take place between 11h30-13h00 at WZB, room A310
Alexander Coutts, Nova SBEOn the Mechanics of the Resource Curse: Experimental Evidence from Mozambique
May 3rd Eliana la Ferrara, Bocconi University
Interaction, Stereotypes and Performance. Evidence from South Africa (Abstract)
May 8th - cancelled  
This seminar will exceptionally take place from 12 - 14 at the School of Business and Economics, HU Berlin (Spandauer Str. 1), Room 112

Jochen Kluve, Humboldt-Universität, RWI        
The Effectiveness of Interventions to Reduce Informality in Low- and Middle Income Countries (Abstract)
May 17th Dean Yang, University of Michigan
Abundance from Abroad: Migrant Earnings and Local Development in the Philippines (Abstract)
May 31st Alexandra Scacco, WZB
Can Social Contact Reduce Prejudice and Discrimination? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Nigeria (Abstract)
June 7th - CANCELLED
Dina Pomeranz, University of Zürich
Can Audits Backfire? Evidence from Public Procurement in Chile
June 21st Michael Grimm, Universität Passau
Polarising or unifying? The impact of priming on attitudes towards women empowerment in Tunisia (Abstract)
July 17th
This seminar will exceptionally take place in the Anna J. Schwartz Room

Britta Augsburg, Institute for Fiscal Studies
Are Households Credit Constrained for Sanitation? Experimental Evidence from India
July 19th Armando Barrientos, University of Manchester Exit as Entry in Antipoverty Programmes (Abstract)