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AEDSB Session at the 49th Annual Meeting of Canadian Economic Association (CEA)

Toronto (May 29 - June 01, 2015)

Conference Venue: Ryerson University, Downtown Vancouver

 

Session I

Title: AEDSB: Empirical Studies on Development Paradigms in Asia

Organizers: Md. Syeed-Uz-Zaman Khan, University of Manitoba and Muhammad Murshed Chowdhury, Algoma University

Chair: Anupam Das, Mount Royal University

Date and Time: May 29, 2015 (Friday), 2.00pm - 3.30pm.


Papers:

Changing Trend of Intra-household Gender Discrepancy for Educational Expenditure: Evidence from Bangladesh
Mehnaz Rabbani, McGill University

Exploring the Depth of Energy Penetration in Economic Advancement: Perspective of Bangladesh
AKM Nurul Hossain, University of Calgary
Monir Uddin Ahmed, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology
Syed Hasanuzzaman, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology

Does Democracy Influence Flows of Foreign Direct Investment and Strengthen Their Growth Impact?
Md. Abdullah, University of Manitoba

Discussants:

Khan Islam, University of Manitoba
Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University
Khawaja Mamun, Sacred Heart University

 

Session II

Title: AEDSB: Why Do Policies Matter? Empirical Evidence Across Countries

Organizers: Md. Syeed-Uz-Zaman Khan, University of Manitoba and Muhammad Murshed Chowdhury, Algoma University

Chair: Rafat Alam, Grant Macewan University

Date and Time: May 30, 2015 (Saturday), 2.00pm - 3.30pm.


Papers:

Monetary Policy Effectiveness in Bangladesh: The Challenges of Interest Rate Targeting
Biru Paksha Paul, State University of New York at Cortland and Bangladesh Bank

Policy Uncertainty and Aggregate Output
Noor Mohammad Wasi Uddin, McGill University

Flexible Functional Forms and Curvature Conditions: Evidence from Parametric Productivity Measurement in Canadian Manufacturing
Md. Jakir Hussain, University of Ottawa
Jean Thomas Bernard, University of Ottawa

Discussants:

Subrata Sarker, Bank of Canada
Abeer Reza, Bank of Canada
Samuel Gamtessa, University of Regina

 

Session III

Title: AEDSB: Challenges and Prospects of Developing Countries

Organizers: Md. Syeed-Uz-Zaman Khan, University of Manitoba and Muhammad Murshed Chowdhury, Algoma University

Chair: Tanweer Akram, Voya Investment Management

Date and Time: May 30, 2015 (Saturday), 4.00pm - 5.30pm.


Papers:

Migration, Remittances and Investment in Human Capital: The Case of Bangladesh
John Serieux, University of Manitoba
Anupam Das, Mount Royal University
Sayema H. Bidisha, University of Dhaka

Agricultural Productivity, Hired Labor, Wages and Poverty: Evidence from Bangladesh
M. Shahe Emran IPD, Columbia University
Forhad Shilpi, World Bank

Social inequality and disaster exposure
Lopamudra Banerjee, The New School

Discussants:

Dane Rowlands, Carleton University
Shahidul Islam, Grant Macewan University
Fletcher Baragar, University of Manitoba