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ASSA 2010, Atlanta

 Date: January 04, 2010

Time: 10.15am

Location: Hilton Atlatna, Room 406

 

Session Title: Extreme Poverty, Migration, and Family (O1)

Presiding:   Mushfiq Mubarak(Yale University)

Paper Titles, Authors and Presenters (in bold):

 

The Price of Fertility: Marriage Markets and Family Planning in Bangladesh
Raj Arunachalam, University of Michigan, and Suresh Naidu, Harvard University

Fighting Extreme Poverty: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh
Oriana Bandiera, London School of Economics, Robin Burgess, London School of Economics, Selim Gulesci, London School of Economics, and Imarn Rasul, University College London

Muslim Family Law, Prenuptial Agreements and the Emergence of Dowry in Bangladesh
Attila Ambrus, Harvard University, Erica Field, Harvard University, and Maximo Torero, IFPRI

Who Migrates and What are the Consequences? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Bangladesh
Shyamal Chowdhury , University of Sydney, Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale University, and Gharad Bryan, Yale University

Discussants:

Andrew Foster, Brown University
M. Shahe Emran, George Washington University
Manisha Shah, University of California-Irvine
John Gibson, University of Waikato

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