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2018 CEGA Research Retreat (R^2)

Description

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 9:30am — 4:30pm

Location

UC Berkeley Faculty Club 

Agenda

Josh Blumenstock, Migration and the Value of Social Networks

Supreet Kaur, Does Poverty Lower Productivity?

Ted Miguel and Max Auffhammer, Economic Decision-making, Judgment, and Destructive Behavior Under Thermal Stress

Dan Posner, The Weakness of Bottom-Up Accountability: Experimental Evidence from the Ugandan Health Sector

Ajay Shenoy, Does Insecure Land Tenure Deter Investment? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

Joshua Blumenstock (UC Berkeley), Supreet Kaur (UC Berkeley), Edward Miguel (UC Berkeley), Dan Posner (UC Los Angeles), Ajay Shenoy (UC Santa Cruz)