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Session at 88th Annual Meeting of the Western Economic Association International

July 1, 2013 | 8.15am - 10.00am |Grand Hyatt Seattle


Session Title: Development Issues related to Bangladesh

Session Organizers: Muhammad M. Husain (Georgia State University)
                                Kazi Sabbir Ahmed (California State University, Fullerton)

Session Chair: Fahad Khalil (University of Washington - Seattle)

“Competition and Product Quality among Heterogeneous Firms: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh”. Ahmed, Kazi(California State University, Fullerton)  and Sajal Lahiri (Southern Illinois University).

“Shocks, Credit and Welfare in Bangladesh”, Muhammad Mudabbir Husain (Georgia State University)

Impact of Seasonality Adjusted Flexible Micro-credit on Loan Repayment: A Randomized Control Experiment in Northern Bangladesh , Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotshubasi University, Japan), Abu Shonchoy (IDE-JETRO and University of Tokyo, Japan) and Tatsufumi Yamagata (IDE-JETRO, Japan).

What Causes Gender Differences in Repayment of Microcredit? Evidence from Framed Field Experiments in Bangladesh, Sugato Chakravarty, S.M Zahid Iqbal (Purdue University), Abu Shahriar (Monash University)

"Accounting for Real Exchange Rate Changes-Extending the Methodology". Gilbert, Scott and A.K.M. Mahbub Morshed (Southern Illinois University)