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ASSA 2016, San Francisco

 Date: January 03, 2016

Time: 2.30pm

Location: Marriott Marquis, Sierra A

 

Session Title: Microeconometric Studies on Development

JEL Code: O1, L1

Presiding:  Tanweer Akram(Voya Investment Management)

 

Paper Titles, Authors and Presenters (in bold):

Can a Rule-of-Thumb Tool Improve Fertilizer Management? Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh (paper)

Mahnaz Islam (Harvard University)

 

Do Consumers Benefit from Supply Chain Intermediaries? Evidence from a Policy Experiment in Edible Oils Market in Bangladesh (paper)

M. Shahe Emran (Columbia University)
Forhad Shilpi (World Bank)
M. Helal Uddin (University of Dhaka)
Dilip Mookherjee (Boston University)

 

Managerial Capital and Productivity: Evidence from a Training Program in the Bangladeshi Garment Sector (paper)

Rocco Macchiavello (University of Warwick)
Andreas Menzel (University of Warwick)
Atonu Rabbani (University of Dhaka)
Christopher Woodruff (University of Warwick)

 

Household Recombination, Retrospective Evaluation, and Educational Mobility over 40 Years (paper)

Andrew Foster (Brown University)
Sveta Milusheva ( Brown University)

 

Discussants:

Rachel Heath (University of Washington)
Tavneet Suri (MIT Sloan School of Management)
Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford University)
Paul Schultz (Yale University)


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