The CEGA Research Retreat (R^2) is an annual gathering of invited faculty, staff and students from multiple CEGA campuses with a shared interest in impact evaluation. The purpose of R^2, which features presentations by CEGA-affiliated researchers and their collaborators, is to generate feedback for new and ongoing research, and to stimulate productive discussions among participants.
Date and Time
Nov 2, 2018 9:00am — 4:30pm
UC Berkeley Faculty Club
9 am Breakfast
9:30 am Ted Miguel and Max Auffhammer, Economic Decision-making, Judgment, and Destructive Behavior Under Thermal Stress
10:30 am Josh Blumenstock, Migration and the Value of Social Networks
11:30 am Coffee
12:00 pm Supreet Kaur, Does Poverty Lower Productivity?
1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Dan Posner, The Weakness of Bottom-Up Accountability: Experimental Evidence from the Ugandan Health Sector
3:00 pm Ajay Shenoy, Does Insecure Land Tenure Deter Investment? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial
4:00 pm CEGA transitions and opportunities
4:30 pm Happy hourJoshua Blumenstock (UC Berkeley), Supreet Kaur (UC Berkeley), Edward Miguel (UC Berkeley), Dan Posner (UC Los Angeles), Ajay Shenoy (UC Santa Cruz)