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ASSA 2011, Denver

 Date: January 08, 2011

Time: 2.30pm

Location: Hyatt Regency, Granite B

 

Session Microfinance and Entrepreneurship ( O1)

Presiding:   Haider Khan(University of Denver)

Paper Titles, Authors and Presenters (in bold):

 

Industrial Development through Tacit Knowledge Seeding: Evidence from the Bangladesh Garment Industry
Stephen Klepper, Washington University , and Romel Mostafa, Washington University

Revealed Objective Functions of Microfinance Institutions: Evidence from Bangladesh
Mir Salim, Yale University and University of Virginia

The Impact of Microcredit Borrowing on Household Consumption in Bangladesh
Liz Schroeder, Georgetown University and Oregon State University

Repayment Frequency and Lending Contracts with Present-Biased Borrowers
Greg Fischer, London School of Economics, and Maitresh Ghatak, London School of Economics

 

Discussants:

Xavier Gine, World Bank
Mir Salim, Yale University
Fahad Khalil, University of Washington

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