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ASSA 2014, Philadelphia

 Date: January 03, 2014

Time: 2.30pm

Location: Philadelphia Marriott, Meeting Room 407

 

Session Title: Food Price Shocks, Health and Minority Groups

JEL Code: O1

Presiding:  Mahmudul Anam (York University)

 

Paper Titles, Authors and Presenters (in bold):

The Effects of Intrauterine Malnutrition on Birth and Fertility Outcomes: Evidence from the 1974 Bangladesh Famine (paper)

Rey Hernández-Julián (Metropolitan State College of Denver)
Hani Mansour (University of Colorado Denver)
Christina Peters (Metropolitan State College of Denver)

Household Exposure to Food Price Shocks in Rural Bangladesh (paper)

Hanan Jacoby (World Bank)
Basab Dasgupta (World Bank)

Credit Constraints, Present Bias and Investment in Health: Evidence from Micropayments for Clean Water in Dhaka (paper)

Raymond Guiteras (University of Maryland)
David I. Levine (U.C. Berkeley Haas)
Thomas Polley (Duke University)
Brian Quistorff (University of Maryland)

Religion, Minority Status and Trust: Evidence from a Field Experiment (paper)

Gautam Gupta (Jadavpur University)
Minhaj Mahmud (Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies)
Pushkar Maitra (Monash University)
Santanu Mitra (Women's Polytechnic, Kolkata)
Ananta Neelim (Monash University)

Discussants:

Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University)
Yasuyuki Sawada (University of Tokyo)
Christopher Udry (Yale University)
Arif Mamun (Mathematica Policy Research)


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