First ASWEDE Conference in Stockholm

Date:28th-29th of November 2014
Place:Stockholm School of Economics
Room 750, 7th floor, Bertil Ohlins Gata 5
Logistics:Gun Malmquist
Phone: +46-8-736 9672

The first ASWEDE conference took place on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 of November, 2014 at the Stockholm School of Economics. The Final Programme was:

Friday, 28th of November
09:00-09:20Abhimanyu Arora (Namur): ``Food Prices and Social Unrest: Local Impact Across Asia and Africa''
09:20-09:00Sebastian Axbard (Uppsala University): ``Income Opportunities and Sea Piracy in Indonesia''
09:40-10:00Olivia Bertelli (Paris School of Economics): ``Fertility, Food Security and Agricultural Production in Times of Climate Shocks''
10:00-10:20Fernando Fernandez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra): ``Temptation Goods and Conditional Cash Transfers in Peru''
10:20-10:40Coffee Break
10:40-11:00Andreas Guariso (Leuven): ``Effect of a Micro-Entrepreneur-Based Community Health Delivery Program on Child Mortality in Uganda: A Cluster-Randomised Controlled Trial''
11:00-11:20Nathan Lane (IIES, Stockholm Univeristy): ``Unbalanced Growth Revisited: Industrialization and the Authoritarian Big Push in South Korea''
11:20-11:40Melissa Rubio (Gothenburg University): ``The Effect of Armed Conflict on Social Capital in Colombia''
11:40-12:00Miri Stryjan (IIES, Stockholm University): ``Preparing for Genocide: Community Work in Rwanda''
12:00-13:00Lunch, Terassrummet and annual meeting ASWEDE
Conference Session 1
13:00-14:00 Tessa Bold (IIES, Stockholm University): ``Technology Adoption in Agriculture: Extent and Impact of Counterfeit and Substandard Agricultural Inputs''
14:00-15:00 Kjetil Borvatn (NHH Norwegian School of Economics): ``Ethnicity and Coorperation: Experimental Evidence from Kenya and Tanzania''
15:00-15:20 Coffee Break
15:20-16:20 Niklas Bengtsson (Uppsala University): ``Efficient Informal Trade" Theory and Field Experimental Evidence''
16:20-17:20 Stephan Litschig (IAE and Barcelona GSE): ``Monitoring Public Procurement Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design in Chile''
17:20-18:20 Anders Olofsgard (SITE and Stockholm School of Economics): ``Can the Poor Be Organised? Public Goods and Collective Action in Rural India''
19:00 Conference Dinner, Birger Jarl
Saturday, 29th of November
Conference Session 2
09:30-10:30 Vincent Somville (Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen): ``Saving by Default: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural India''
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:50 Mans Soderbom (Gothenburg University): ``Social Networks and the Diffusion of Airtime Transfers in Rwanda''
11:50-12:50 Anna Tompsett (Stockholm University): ``The Lazarus Drug: The Economic Impact of the Expansion of Anti-Retroviral Therapy for HIV/AIDS''
12:50-13:50 Lunch, Terassrummet

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