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ASSA 2019, Atlanta

 Date: January 05, 2019

Time: 2.30pm

Location: Hilton Atlanta—304

 

Session Title: Labor Migration, Microcredit and Economic Development Issues in South Asia

JEL Code: O1

Presiding:  A. Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale University

 

Paper Titles, Authors and Presenters (in bold):

Credit Lines as Insurance: Evidence from Bangladesh (paper)

Gregory Lane, University of California-Berkeley

 

Poverty and Migration in the Digital Age: Experimental Evidence on Mobile Banking in Bangladesh (paper)

Jean Lee, Millennium Challenge Corporation
Jonathan Morduch, New York University
Saravana Ravindran, New York University
Abu S. Shonchoy, Florida International University
Hassan Zaman, World Bank

 

No Place Like Home: Long-Run Impacts of Early Child Health and Family Planning on Economic and Migration Outcomes (paper)

Tania Barham, University of Boulder Colorado
Randall Kuhn, University of California-Los Angeles
Patrick Turner, University of Boulder Colorado

 

Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor-Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities and Optimal Farm Size (paper)

Andrew Foster, Brown University
Mark R. Rosenzweig, Yale University

 

Discussants:

Jack Willis, Columbia University
Martin Kanz, World Bank
Reshma Hussam, Harvard Business School
Ashish Shenoy, University of California-Davis


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