SSDS 10-11

Seminar on the Study of Development Strategies (Fall 2010-Spring 2011)

Seminar Director: Macartan Humphreys

Time: Fridays, 11-1PM [followed by lunch at the faculty house]

Location: 711 IAB building

Syllabus: Here

Speakers

FALL 2010
1. September 10 Welcome and Introductions
2. September 17 Speaker: Pascaline Dupas, UCLA
3. September 24 Student Presentations
4. October 1 Speaker: Cristian Pop-Eleches, Columbia University
5. October 8 EGAP meeting
6. October 15 Speaker : Ana Lorena de la O, Yale University
7. October 22 Speaker: Thad Dunning, Yale University
8. October 29 CAPERS meeting
9. November 5 Speaker: Kosuke Imai, Princeton University
10. November 12 Speaker: Ethan Kaplan, Institute for IIES
11. November 19 Laura Paler, Columbia
12. December 8 (Wednesday!) Speaker: Asim Khwaja, Harvard University
13. December 10 Chris Blattman, Yale University

SPRING 2011 SEMESTER
15. January 18
Speaker: David Laitin, Stanford

16. January 28
Student Presentations: Laura Paler + TBA

17. February 4 No meeting

18. February 11
Speaker: Rohini Pande, Harvard University;
Discussants: Noah Buckley, Ben Pasquale

19. February 18
Speaker: Rikhil Bhavnani, Stanford University;
Discussants: David Szakonyi, Pavithra Suryanarayan

20. February 25
Speaker: Elizabeth Levy Paluck, Princeton University;
Discussants: Jordan Kyle Cohen, Elisabeth King

21. March 4
Student Presentations: Patrice Howard + Ben Pasquale, NYU;
Discussants: Lauren Young, Jerome Bachelard

22. March 11
Speaker: Oendrila Dube, New York University;
Discussants: Peter van der Windt, Marion Dumas

23. March 18
SPRING BREAK – No meeting

24. March 25
Speaker: Donald Green, Yale University;
Discussants: Laura Paler, David Szakonyi

25. April 1
Student Presentations: Eric Mvukiyehe+ Jordan Kyle Cohen;
Discussants: Noah Buckley, Ana Arjona

26. April 8
Student Presentations: Elizabeth Sperber + Virginia Oliveros;
Discussants: Tiffany Washburn, Jerome Bachelard

27. April 15
Speaker: Suresh Naidu, Columbia University;
Discussants: Pavithra Suryanarayan, Lauren Young

28. April 29

Speaker: Ryan Sheely, Harvard University;
Discussants: Tiffany Washburn, Grant Gordon