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Session at 91st Annual Meeting of the Western Economic Association International

 

July 02, 2016 | 4.30pm - 6.15pm |Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Oregon

Session Title: Issues in Growth and Prices

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

Session Chair: Zaki Eusufzai, Loyola Marymount University, California

Economic Growth in Bangladesh—an ICT Based Transactions Cost Strategy, Zaki Eusufzai, Loyola Marymount University, California

The spillover e_ects of debt and growth in Eurozone countries: A GVAR approach, Nazmus Sadat Khan, University of Münster, Germany

Wal-Mart and Price Convergence among US Cities, Md. Rafayet Alam and A.K.M. Mahbub Morshed, Southern Illinois University, Illinoiss

Exchange Rate Pass-Through using Daily Prices: Evidence from Turkey, Hakan Yilmazkuday, Syed Al-Helal Uddin, Renzo Alvarez and Amin Shoja, Florida International University, Florida

Discussants:
Nazmus Sadat Khan, University of Münster
Zaki Eusufzai, Loyola Marymount University
Syed Al-Helal Uddin, Florida International University
Md. Rafayet Alam, Southern Illinois University

 

July 03, 2016 | 10.15am - 12.00pm |Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Oregon

Session Title:Empirical Economics

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

Session Chair: Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University, Florida

Climate Change and Adaptation Behavior in Agriculture: Evidence from Farming Practices in Bangladesh, Tanvir Pavel and Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University, Florida

The Effects of International Sanctions on the Duration of Civil Conflicts, Md. Didarul Hasan and Sajal Lahiri, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois

Impact of targeted training program on employment and welfare: Evaluating a private sector skill training program in Bangladesh, Selim Raihan, University of Dhaka and SANEM and Abu S. Shonchoy, IDE-JETRO and University of Tokyo

Discussants:
Abu S. Shonchoy, Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO
Md. Didarul Hasan, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Tanvir Pavel, Florida International University