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ASSA 2009, San Francisco

 Date: January 04, 2009

Time: 10.15am

Location: San Francisco Marriott, Sierra Suite F


Session Title: Microfinance, Poverty and Women's Empowerment ( O1)

Presiding:   Fahad Khalil (University of Washington)

Paper Titles, Authors and Presenters (in bold):


Behavioral Economics and Economics of Poverty
Abhitjit V. Banerjee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Behavioral Foundations of Microcredit: Experimental and Household Survey Evidence
Michal Buer, Julie Chytilova, Charles University and New York University, and Jonathan Morduch, New York University

Microfinance, Missing Markets,and Property Rights
M. Shahe Emran, George Washington University, Forhad Shilpi, World Bank, and Jospeh E. Stiglitz, Columbia University

Women’s Empowerment and the Labor Supply
Kaushik Basu, Cornell University



Annual General Meeting will be held right after the regular session in the same room.