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Session at 90th Annual Meeting of the Western Economic Association International

 

July 02, 2015 | 10.15am - 12.00pm |Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki

Session Title: Economic and and Development Studies on Bangladesh

Session Organizers: Kazi Sabbir Ahmed (California State University, Fullerton)

Session Chair: Kazi Sabbir Ahmed (California State University, Fullerton)

Marginality Hotspots in Bangladesh: Agricultural Potentials, Segmentation of the Poor Small Holders and Implications for Technology Business, Malek Mohammad Abdul (BRAC) and Ikhtiar Mohammad (BRAC)

Communications, Attitudes toward Uncertainty and Technology Adoption by Bangladeshi Farmers: Experimental Evidence, Ahsanuzzaman (North South University) and George W. Norton (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

Does the Origin of Remittance Flows Matter for Saving Behavior? Results from a Bangladeshi Household Survey, Anupam Das (Mount Royal University), John Serieux (University of Manitoba) and Sayema Haque Bidisha (University of Dhaka)

Determinants of Seasonal Variation in Microfinance Loan Repayment: Analyzing Data from Bangladesh, Shamma A. Alam (Dickinson College)

Discussants:
Anupam Das, Mount Royal University
Shamma A. Alam, Dickinson College
Kazi Ahmed, California State University, Fullerton

 

July 02, 2015 | 2.30pm - 4.15pm |Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki

Session Title: Public Policy

Session Organizers: Kazi Sabbir Ahmed (California State University, Fullerton)

Session Chair: Kazi Sabbir Ahmed (California State University, Fullerton)

Effect of Bilateral Aid Heterogeneity on Taxes, Public Investment and Consumption: Evidence from Pakistan, Sajal Lahiri (Southern Illinois University) and Suleman Abdiah (Beaconhouse National University)

The Role of Foreign Competition and Unemployment in Partial Privatization, Yi Liu (Hunan University) and Sajal Lahiri (Southern Illinois University)

Capital Account Liberalization and Tax Revenue, Bojan Ilievski (Western Oregon University)

Product Quality in a Reciprocal Dumping Model of International Trade: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh, Kazi Ahmed (California State University, Fullerton) and Sajal Lahiri (Southern Illinois University)

Discussants:
Bojan Ilievski, Western Oregon University
Yi Liu, Hunan University
Kazi Ahmed, California State University, Fullerton