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AEDSB/BYE Session at the 46th Annual Meeting of Canadian Economic Association (CEA)

Calgary (June 7 - 10, 2012)

 

Proposed session by Bangladesh Young Economists (BYE) and Association for Economic and Development Studies on Bangladesh (AEDSB)


Session Title: "Bangladesh Development Issues
 

Chair: Rafat Alam, MacEwan University


Papers:

"Mother's Time: Work versus Child Care"
Mehnaz Rabbani, McGill University

"Ramadan School Holidays as a Natural Experiment: Impacts of Seasonality on School Enrollment Rates in Bangladesh" 
Abu Shonchoy, Development Studies Centre, Institute of Development Studies (Presenter)
Seiro Ito, Development Studies Centre, Institute of Development Studies

"Employment Effects of FTA Agreements: The Perspectives from Bangladesh"
Selim Raihan, University of Dhaka

Discussants:

Abu Shonchoy, Institute of development Studies, Japan
Selim Raihan, University of Dhaka
Mehnaz Rabbani, McGill University


Session Title: "Energy, Growth and Monetary Policy
 

Chair: Anupam Das, Mount Royal University


Papers:

"Is the Relation Between Oil Price and Industrial Production Symmetric? Evidence From G-7 Countries"
Khandokar Mohammad Istiak, University of Calgary

"Central Bank Reserves, Monetary Aggregates, Bank Lending, and Concerns About Inflation"
Tanweer Akram, ING Investment Management

"CO2 Emissions, Energy Consumption, Trade and Output Dynamics in South Asia"
Anupam Das, Mount Royal University
Md Gazi Salah Uddin, Carleton University (Presenter)

Discussants:

Tanweer Akram, ING Investment Management
Md Gazi Salah Uddin, Carleton University
Khandokar Mohammad Istiak, University of Calgary