Please note that this a closed event for CEGA affiliates and their graduate students and CEGA’s Global Networks partners.
The CEGA Summer Seminar series will bring together researchers from the CEGA network, as well as our partner networks in East and West Africa (the East Africa Social Science Translation Collaborative, the BRAC-CEGA Learning Collaborative and Development Impact West Africa), to share planned, ongoing, and recently completed work in development economics and provide constructive feedback to peers. The series will take place on Tuesdays from 6-7 pm GMT (11 am-12 pm PST, 9-10 pm EAT) from June 16 – August 11, 2020.
|June 16||Trade||Habtamu Tesfaye Edjigu, “The Impact of Landlockedness on Trade: Evidence from a Natural Experiment”||Eleanor Wiseman, “Trade, corruption and Covid19: evidence from small-scale traders in Kenya”|
|June 23||Education||Aimable Nsabimana, “Food for Thought: School Feeding and Cognitive Performance in Rwanda”||Christina Brown, “Overcoming Adverse Selection through Performance Pay: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Pakistani Private Schools|
|June 30||Misc||Bezawit Adugna Bahru, “The impact of Productive Safety Net Program on Agriculture” (postponed)||Nicholas Otis, “Forecasting in the Field”|
|July 7||Health||Saba Yifredew, “Using nudges to reduce non prescription antibiotics: Evidence from an experimental audit study” (postponed)||Michael Walker, “Understanding Effects of and Resilience to COVID-19 in Kenya”|
|July 14||Tax & Informality||Dagim Belay, “Is Bayes’ Law or God’s Law Better for Caesar? An RCT on taxation of the informal sector in Ethiopia”||Maximiliano Lauletta, “Payroll Taxes and Labor Market Informality”|
|July 21||Messaging||Reajul Chowdhury, “Marketing Fortified Rice: Effects of Aspirational Messaging and Credibility of Health Claims”||Isabelle Cohen, “Encouraging Small Self-Reporting Taxpayers: Randomized Evaluation(s) with the Uganda Revenue Authority”|
|July 28||Conflict||Annet Adong, “Prosocial attitudes between Refugees and Host community”||Graeme Blair, “Do commodity price shocks cause armed conflict? Evidence from a meta-analysis”|
|August 4||Firms||Amos Njuguna, “Effectiveness of the Metro-Agribusiness Living Lab in Promoting Youth Entreprenuership”||Felipe Vial, “Urban Transit Improvements: Mismatch and Labor Market Power”|
|August 11||Misc||Saba Yifredew, “Using nudges to reduce non prescription antibiotics: Evidence from an experimental audit study”||Bezawit Adugna Bahru, “The impact of Productive Safety Net Program on Agriculture”|
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