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AEDSB Session at the 50th Annual Meeting of Canadian Economic Association (CEA)

Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario (June 03 - June 05, 2015)

Conference Venue: University of Ottawa, Ottawa

 

Session I

Title: AEDSB Session I: Trade, Exchange Rate and Economic Growth

Organizers: Muhammad Murshed Chowdhury, Algoma University and Abeer Reza, Bank of Canada

Chair: Tanweer Akram, Thrivent Financial

Date and Time: June 03, 2016 (Friday), 8.30am - 10.00am.


Papers:

Sectoral Volatility, Trade Partners and Development
Ridwan Karim, University of Toronto

Does FDI cause economic growth in Bangladesh?
Rafat Alam, Grant Macewan University

 

Discussants:

Abeer Reza, Bank of Canada
Charles Saunders, Carleton University

 

Session II

Title: AEDSB Session II: Resource Allocation and Economic Development

Organizers: Muhammad Murshed Chowdhury, Algoma University and Md. Jakir Hussain, University of Ottawa

Chair: Abeer Reza, Bank of Canada

Date and Time: June 03, 2016 (Friday), 2.00pm - 3.30pm.


Papers:

Economic development and energy-usage: a household level analysis from Bangladesh
Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University

Agricultural adaptation to disaster through land rental market: evidence from Bangladesh
Shaikh Muhammed Eskander, Carleton University

Misallocation across Manufacturing and Agriculture: Micro Evidence from Bangladesh
Ferdous Jalil, York University

 

Discussants:

Syed Ahsan, Concordia University
Chris Hajzler, Bank of Canada
Patrick Alexander, Bank of Canada

 

Session III

Title: AEDSB Session III: Empirical Evidence on Development Interventions and Migration

Organizers: Muhammad Murshed Chowdhury, Algoma University and Abeer Reza, Bank of Canada

Chair: Subrata Sarker, Bank of Canada

Date and Time: June 03, 2016 (Friday), 4.00pm - 5.30pm.


Papers:

DVD-based Distance Learning Program for University Entrance Exams: RCT Experiments in Rural Bangladesh
Abu Shonchoy, Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO

Managing Mobile Banking to Address the Needs and Protect the Vulnerability of Poor People in Bangladesh
Jerry Buckland, Menno Simons College

Dual-Citizenship-Driven Remittances and Impact on Social Welfare Indicators: A Study of Developing Countries
Sazlin Ahmad, University of Ottawa

Discussants:

Kim Lehrer, Université de Sherbrooke
Abu Shonchoy, Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO