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ASSA 2020, San Diego

 Date: January 04, 2020

Time: 2.30pm

Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Promenade A


Session Title: Development Issues of Labor, Agriculture and Poverty in Bangladesh

JEL Code: O1, J2

Presiding:  Fahad Khalil, University of Washington


Paper Titles, Authors and Presenters (in bold):

Can Referral Improve Targeting? Evidence from an Agricultural Training Experiment (paper)

Asad Islam, Monash University
Marcel Fafchamps, Stanford University
Abdul Malek, University of Tsukuba
Debayan Pakrashi, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur


Multinational Enforcement of Labor Law: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh’s Apparel Sector (paper)

Laura Boudreau, Columbia University


Sharing the Pie: Undernutrition, Intra-household Allocation, and Poverty (paper)

Caitlin Brown, Central European University
Rossella Calvi, Rice University
Jacob Penglase, University of Bordeaux


Why Do People Stay Poor? (abstract)

Maitreesh Ghatak, London School of Economics
Clare Balboni, London School of Economics
Oriana Bandiera, London School of Economics
Robin Burgess, London School of Economics



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