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Sessions at 78th Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association

 

The Association for Economic and Development Studies on Bangladesh (AEDSB) and Bangladesh Young Economists (BYE) have organized TWO sessions at 78th Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association in Washington D. C. (November 20 - 23, 2008)

 

Sunday
8:00 - 9:45 a.m.
SEA
Session 4L
Issues on Monetary Policy and Real Business Cycle in Open Economy
Organizers: Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University
 
Session Chairs: Akm Mahbub Morshed, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
 
Papers: "Optimal Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy with Segmented Asset Market & Sticky Prices"
Subrata Sarker, University of British Columbia (Contact Author)
 

"The Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks in a Small Open Economy: A Structural VAR Approach"
Rokon Bhuiyan, Queen's University (Contact Author)
 

"A Two-Sector International Real Business Cycles Model with Investment-Specific Technology Shocks"
Sharif F. Khan, Queen's University (Contact Author)
 

"The Credit Channel in a Small, Open Economy"
Sadaquat Junayed, Carleton University (Contact Author)
Huntley Schaller, Carleton University
 

Discussants: Faisal Ahmed, International Monetary Fund
Arabinda Basistha, West Virginia University
Akm Mahbub Morshed, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Kazi Iqbal, The World Bank
 

 

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Sunday
10:00 - 11:45 a.m.
SEA
Session 4M
Empirical Analysis of Migration, Marriage and Corruption
Organizers: Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University
 
Session Chairs: M. Shahe Emran, George Washington University
 
Papers: "Corruption and Health: Evidences from Cross-Country Analysis"
Khawaja A. Mamun, Sacred Heart University (Contact Author)
Le Wang, University of Minnesota
 

"Effects of Employment on Marriage and Cohabitation: Evidence from a Randomized Study of the Job Crops Program"
Arif A. Mamun, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. (Contact Author)
 

"The Hidden Cost of Migration: Effect of Brother's Migration on Sister's Marriage Outcomes in Rural Bangladesh"
Ali Ehsan Protik, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
 

"Migration, Sorting and Regional Inequality: Evidence from Bangladesh"
Forhad Shilpi, South Asia Agriculture and Rural Development & Development Economics Research Group (Contact Author)
 

Discussants: Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University
M. Shahe Emran, George Washington University
Forhad Shilpi, South Asia Agriculture and Rural Development & Development Economics Research Group
Paul Carrillo, George Washington University