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Sessions at 81st Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association

 

The Association for Economic and Development Studies on Bangladesh (AEDSB) and Bangladesh Young Economists (BYE) have organized a session at 81st Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association in Washington D. C. (November 19 - 21, 2011)

 

Saturday
10:00 - 11:45 a.m.
SEA
Session 19B
Microfinance, Environment and Corruption
Organizers: Nazneen Ahmad, Weber State University
 
Session Chairs: Khawaja Mamun, Sacred Heart University
 
Papers: "Corruption and Inspection in the Electricity Sector in Bangladesh"
Wahid Abdullah, University of Washington-Seattle
 

"Does Microfinance Help the Ultrapoor Cope with Seasonal Shocks? Evidence from Seasonal Famine (Monga) in Bangladesh"
Claudia Berg, The George Washington University
M. Shahe Emran, The George Washington University (Contact Author)

"Decision-making Under Surprise and Uncertainty: Arsenic Contamination of Water Supplies Insurance"
Timothy O. Randhir, University of Massachusetts (Contact Author)
Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University

"De Soto vs. Yunus: Microfinance, Property Rights, and Poor"
Forhad Shilpi, The World Bank (Contact Author)
M. Shahe Emran, The George Washington University
Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University

 

Discussants:

Claudia Berg, The George Washington University
Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University
Khawaja A. Mamun, Sacred Heart University
Nazneen Ahmad, Weber State University