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ASSA 2018, Philadelphia

 Date: January 06, 2018

Time: 2.30pm

Location: Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Meeting Room 306


Session Title: Development Issues in South Asia

JEL Code: O1, Q5

Presiding:  Shahe Emran, Columbia University


Paper Titles, Authors and Presenters (in bold):

How Do Exporters Cope With Violence? Evidence From Political Strikes in Bangladesh (paper)

Reshad Ahsan, University of Melbourne
Kazi Iqbal, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies


Habit Formation and Rational Addiction: A Field Experiment in Handwashing (paper)

Reshmaan Hussam, Harvard Business School
Atonu Rabbani, University of Dhaka
Giovanni Reggiani, Boston Consulting Group
Natalia Rigol, Harvard University


Climate Variability and Migration as Adaptation (paper)

Joyce J. Chen, Ohio State University
Valerie Mueller, Arizona State University


The Real Effects of Electronic Wage Payments: Evidence From a Field Experiment in Bangladesh (paper)

Emily Breza, Harvard University and NBER
Martin Kanz, World Bank
Leora Klapper, World Bank



Adam Osman (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Gautam Rao (Harvard University)
Cynthia Kinnan (Northwestern University)
Paula Lopez (University of Warwick)

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