Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

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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 their work and receive feedback from members of the network.

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Hosts: Department of Development and Security
Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstraße 58, 10117 Berlin
Room (if not otherwise specified): Eleanor-Dulles-Room (5.2.010)
Time: 17.30 - 19.00 o'clock (followed by a small reception)


Coordinator: Friederike Lenel



Summer 2016

Summer term 2016
Date Time Room Speaker Affiliation Title
14th Apr 16.15

Please note this seminar will exceptionally held at the
Deutsche Sparkassen und Giroverband,
Charlottenstrasse 47

Thorsten Beck Cass Business School
Payment Instruments, Enforceability and Development: Evidence from Mobile Money Technology
28th Apr 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Michal Bauer CERGE-EI Social Contagion of Ethnic Hostility
19th May 16:00 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Mushfiq Mobarak Yale University General Equilibrium Effects of Rural-Urban Migration (abstract)
26th May 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Kristina Czura University of Munich  Willingness-to-pay for micro-insurance and flexibility: Evidence from an agricultural investment lab-in-the-file in Senegal (abstract)
9th Jun 17.30 Please note this seminar will exceptionally held at the School of Business and Economics at the Humboldt University, Spandauer Str. 1, 10178 Berlin (Room 125)
Paul Dunne University of Cape Town  Determinants of Civil War and Excess Zeroes (abstract)
30th Jun 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Abigail Barr University of Nottingham The collective action mechanism in community-based monitoring: Field and lab experimental evidence from Uganda schools (abstract)
7th Jul 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Karl Ove Moene University of Oslo The role of inequality in conflict theory (paper)
21st Jul 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Hermann Lotze-Campen PIK The impact of climate change on costs of food and people exposed to hunger at subnational scale (abstract)
29th Sep 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Imran Rasul UCL

Winter 2015/16

Winter term 2015/16
Date Time Room Speaker Affiliation Title
15th Oct 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Isabel Günther ETH Zürich
Financial distress among urban microfinance clients: the impact of formal loans or a general phenomenon?
20th Oct 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Emmanuelle Auriol Toulouse School of Economics Intellectual Property Rights Protection and Trade (paper)
29th Oct 18.00 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Barbara Fritz Free University Berlin
The IMF to the rescue: Did the Euro-area benefit from the fund's experience in crisis fighting?
12th Nov 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Dean Yang University of Michigan Savings, Subsidies, and Technology Adoption: Field Experimental Evidence from Mozambique (abstract)
10th Dec 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Lukas Menkhoff DIW Berlin, Humboldt University When does financial education impact financial behavior? A meta-analysis
7th Jan 17.30 Room 21B,
Humboldt University,
Spandauer Str. 1
Scott Gates Peace Research Institute Oslo

Political Trust, Shocks, and Accountability: Quasi-experimental evidence from a rebel attack (abstract)

21st Jan 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Natascha Wagner ISS - Erasmus University Rotterdam

Policing and Human Rights in Uganda: Impact Assessment and Gender-Framed Survey Experiments (abstract)

4th Feb 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Hermann Waibel Leibniz University of Hannover Challenges of Long term panel data collection in Developing countries: Non-Sampling Error and Data Quality
18th Feb 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2.008) Lore Vandewalle The Graduate Institute Geneva

Saving by Default: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural India (abstract)

Summer 2015

Summer term 2015
Date Time Room Speaker Affiliation Title
23rd April 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Kaivan Munshi University of Cambridge
Networks and Misallocation: Insurance, Migration, and the Rural - Urban Wage Gap (paper)
7th May 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Gani Aldashev University of Namur Institutions and firm ownership
21st May 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Toman Mahmoud IFW Kiel
The effect of remittances on public spending and governance: Micro-evidence from village-level exposure to exchange rate shocks
4th June 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Justin Valasek WZB Berlin Social Science Center Reforming an Institutional Culture of Corruption: Collective reputation and motivated agents (abstract)
16th June 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Nathan Fiala University of Connecticut Business is tough, but family is worse: The role of family constraints on microenterprise development in Uganda (abstract)
2nd July 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Jochen Kluve Humboldt University The effectiveness of TVET and youth training: evidence from Vietnam and the Dominican Republic
16th July 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Barbara Fritz Free University

CANCELLED:
Centre and Periphery in International Monetary Relations: Implications for Macroeconomic Policies in Emerging Economies (paper)

Winter 2014/15

Winter term 2014/15
Date Time Room Speaker Affiliation Title
23th Oct 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Andreas Landmann University of Mannheim How social preferences change with (not) becoming elected? (view Abstract | PDF, 170.84 KB )
6th Nov 17.30 Friedensburg (2.2008) Marcela Ibanez University of Göttingen Can we fight drugs using communication campaigns? A field experiment in Columbia
4th Dec 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Rajshri Jayaraman ESMT Impact of Nutritional Interventions on cognitive skills: Evidence from India's Midday Meal Program
16th Dec (Tuesday) 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Britta Augsburg Institute for Fiscal Studies RCT Research: When it works (as planned) and when it doesn't? Taking the case of microfinance evaluation studies (view Abstract)
8th Jan 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Manfred Nitsch Free University Berlin Bloqueo Economics in Cuba (view Presentation)
22th Jan 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Simon Quinn University of Oxford Call Me Maybe: Experimental Evidence on Using Mobile Phones to Survey African Microenterprises
5th Feb 17.30 Dulles (5.2.010) Marleen Dekker Leiden University Household efficiency in monogamous and polygamous marriages in Nigeria: results from a behavioural experiment

Summer 2014

Summer Term 2014
Date Time Room Speaker Affiliation Title
27th Mar 17.30 Dulles Marcel Fafchamps Stanford University Redistribution and Group Participation: Comparative Experimental Evidence from Africa and the UK
10th Apr 17.30 Dulles  Yanos Zylberberg  CREI Barcelona Internal migration as a risk-coping strategy: evidence from a typhoon
24th Apr 17.30 Dulles Jean Marie Baland    Namur University The economic consequences of mutual help in extended families in Cameroon
8th May 17.30 Dulles Conchita D'Ambrosio Université du Luxembourg Economic Insecurity: measure and application
21st May 17.30 Dulles Susan Steiner  Leibniz Universität Hannover Financial Development and Employment - Evidence from Transition Countries (article)
5th June 17.30 Dulles Christine Binzel Heidelberg University Does the Arrival of a Formal Financial Institution Alter Informal Sharing Arrangements? Experimental Evidence from Village India
3rd July 17.30 Dulles Olga Shemyakina Georgia Institute of Technology Political Violence, Land Reform and Child Health: Results from Zimbabwe (abstract)
17th July 17.30 Dulles Kati Krähnert DIW Extreme weather events and child health: Evidence from Mongolia (abstract)           

Winter 2013/14

Winter Term 2013/14
DateTimeRoomSpeakerAffiliationTitle
24th Oct 17.30 Dulles Rajshri Jayaraman  ESMT Productivity Response to a Contract Change
7th  Nov 17.30 Dulles Jean-Luis Arcand Graduate Institute Geneva Guns, Germs, and Slaves: an Alternative View of the Colonial Origins of Comparative Development
14th
Nov
17.30 Dulles Nathan Fiala
DIW Can Small Enterprises Grow? Results from an Experiment in Uganda (article)
21st
Nov
17.30 Dulles Ferdinand Vieider WZB Risk Preferences and Development Revisited (article)
5th
Dec
17.30 Dulles Marijke Verpoorten
University of Antwerp The unintended consequences of an export ban: evidence from Benin's shrimp sector. (article)
19th
Dec
17.30  Dulles Michael Grimm Universität Passau Does forced solidarity hamper investment in small and micro enterprises? (article)
9th
Jan
17.30  Dulles Christian Ambrosius Freie Universität Berlin Remittances and the Financial Management of Migrant Households (article)
23rd
Jan
17.30 Dulles Krisztina Kis-Katos Universität Freiburg Unintended consequences of anti-corruption strategies: Public fiscal audits and deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon(abstract)
6th
Feb
17.30 Dulles Stephan Klasen Universität Göttingen What explains the stagnation of female labor force participation in urban India? (article)