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Visiting Scholar Development Lunch 2012

Description

Please join CEGA on Thursday, December 6 from 12:00-2:00 pm in Evans Hall 648 for a development seminar featuring our inaugural class of BRAC and EASST visiting scholars. Over the fall semester, the CEGA scholars have been designing impact evaluation studies alongside CEGA faculty and graduate students, and learning from the Berkeley community as a whole. We hope you will take this opportunity to learn about the valuable research that is being conducted at their home institutions, directly from the scholars. 

RSVP is encouraged but not required. Lunch will be provided.

Date and Time

Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm — 2:00pm

Location

Evans Hall 648

Program

BRAC Scholar Presentations

Proloy Barua, BRAC Uganda: "Evaluating BRAC’s Microfinance Plus Approach" 
Narayan Das, BRAC Bangladesh: "Basic Entrepreneurship among the Ultra Poor: A Big New Idea in Development"

EASST Scholar Presentations

Constantine Manda, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania: "Pregnancy Risk, Rent Extraction and Disease Risk as Sources of the Price Premium for Risky Commercial Sex"
Fitsum Mulugeta, Ethiopian Economics Association: “Study Design to Assess Impact of English Language Training in the Quality Outcome of Graduate Programs: The Case of Addis Ababa University”