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Ashenafi Belayneh Ayenew

14 November 2017 kl. 14:00

"TBA". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group (DERG) Read more

Brian McCaig, Wilfrid Laurier University

31 October 2017 kl. 14:00

"Foreign direct investment and schooling: Evidence from Vietnam". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group (DERG). Read more

Paul Glewwe, University of Minnesota

24 October 2017 kl. 12:00

"What Explains Vietnam's Exceptional Performance in Education Relative to Other Countries? Analysis of the 2012 PISA Data". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group (DERG) and Institute of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO) Read more

Talip Kilic, The World Bank

23 May 2017 kl. 14:00

"Could the Debate Be Over? Errors in Farmer-Reported Production and Their Implications for Inverse Scale - Productivity Relationship in Uganda". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group (DERG). Read more

Vesall Nourani, Cornell University

18 April 2017 kl. 14:00

"Consumption Smoothing, Returns to Investment and Community Agency". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group (DERG). Read more

Leah Bevis, Ohio State University

24 March 2017 kl. 11:00

"Close to the Edge: High Productivity at Plot Peripheries and the Inverse Size-Productivity Relationship". Seminar arranged by Department of Economics (DERG). Read more

Jun Goto, Hitotsubashi University

14 March 2017 kl. 14:00

"On the Origins of Altruistic Norms: Tenure Institutions, Resource Scarcity, and Conflicts in Colonial India". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group (DERG). Read more

Peter Fisker

07 March 2017 kl. 14:00

"Using high-resolution satellite images to improve public policies -
Example from an urban social protection program in Mozambique". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group (DERG). Read more

Heidi Kaila

28 February 2017 kl. 14:00

"Adoption of Mobile Phones in Vietnam –The Role of Social Status". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group (DERG). Read more

Alicia Marguerie, CREST - University Paris Saclay

12 December 2016 kl. 14:00

"Contemporaneous and Post-Program Impacts of Public Works Program: Evidence from Cote d'Ivoire". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group. Read more

Monica Harber Carney, University of California-Santa Barbara

27 October 2016 kl. 13:00

"Impact of Soil Conservation Adoption on Intra-Household Allocations in Zambia". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group. Read more

Anna Folke Larsen

07 June 2016 kl. 14:00

“Error in month of birth: how it affects stunting rates in survey data”. Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group and Centre for Health Economics and Policy.  Read more

Frank Gyimah Sackey, University Rovira i Virgili

31 May 2016 kl. 14:00

"Policy and Discrimination in the Microfinance Market in Africa: The Case of Ghana". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group. Read more

Hailemariam Ayalew

24 May 2016 kl. 14:00

"Commodity Exchange and Spatial Price Dispersion: Evidence from Ethiopia". Seminar arranged by Development Economics Research Group. Read more

Peter Fisker, Department of Food and Resource Economics: "Measuring Vulnerability to Malnutrition in the West African Sahel"

08 March 2016 kl. 14:00

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Ulrik Beck, University of Copenhagen: "Coffee Price Volatility and Household Response: Evidence from Vietnam"

09 February 2016 kl. 14:00

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Teevrat Garg, London School of Economics and University of California - San Diego: "Public Health Effects of Ecosystem Degradation: Evidence from Deforestation in Indonesia"

08 December 2015 kl. 14:00

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Zlata Tanovic, VU University Amsterdam / Amsterdam Institute for International Development (AIID): "The impact of subsidized private health insurance and health facility upgrades on healthcare utilization and spending in rural Nigeria"

17 November 2015 kl. 14:00

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Benedikte Bjerge, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen: "TBA"

11 November 2015 kl. 14:00

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Saurabh Singhal, UNU-WIDER: "The Impact of Peers on Cognitive, Non-Cognitive, and Behavioral Outcomes: Evidence from India"

20 October 2015 kl. 14:00

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Tseday Jemaneh Mekasha, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "Conditional Cash Transfers and Household Demographic Dynamics: Capturing Unintended Outcomes"

29 September 2015 kl. 14:00

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Gunes Gokmen, New Economic School, Moscow: "Minorities and Long-run Development: Persistence of Armenian and Greek Influence in Turkey"

02 June 2015 kl. 14:00

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Anna Folke Larsen, University of Copenhagen: "The network at work: Diffusion of banana cultivation in Tanzania"

26 May 2015 kl. 14:00

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Julie Buhl-Wiggers, University of Copenhagen: "TBA"

28 April 2015 kl. 2:15pm

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Seid Yimer, Sapienza Universita Roma: "Gender wage gap in Ghana manufacturing firms: Matched employer-employee data"

24 March 2015 kl. 2:00pm

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Thomas Pave Sohnesen, World Bank: "Using Reduced Consumption Aggregates to Track Poverty"

17 March 2015 kl. 2:15pm

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Raphael Odoom, University of Ghana: "Branding as a Competitive Strategy for Enterprise Development – A Study of SMEs in Ghana"

24 February 2015 kl. 2:00pm

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César Antonio Salazar Espinoza, University of Copenhagen: "Is pesticide use risk-reducing or risk-increasing in rice production in Vietnam? Exploring consistency between a production and a lottery approach"

27 January 2015 kl. 2:15pm

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George Acheampong, University of Ghana and Unversity of Copenhagen: "Stakeholder Network Position and SME Survival in Ghana"

20 January 2015 kl. 2:15pm

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Sonja Opper, Lund University: "Why Risk Aversion Affects Guanxi-Activities: A Behavioral Analysis of CEOs in China"

09 December 2014 kl. 2:15pm

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James Mensah, Kvame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology Kumasi-Ghana: "Effects of business management training on performance of street food enterprises in Ghana: Evidence from randomized field experiment"

25 November 2014 kl. 1:30pm

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Heidi Kaila, University of Copenhagen: "Internet and Agricultural Production in Rural Vietnam"

10 November 2014 kl. 1:00pm

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Anja Tolonen, Gothenburg University: "Strike Gold: Gold mining and Female Empowerment"

28 October 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Tseday Jemaneh Mekasha, University of Copenhagen: "Exchange Rate Pass-Through and Prices: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa with a Focus on Ethiopia"

21 October 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Julien Labonne, Oxford University: "Candidate Promises, Citizens Knowledge and Vote-Buying. Experimental Evidence from the Philippines"

08 October 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Anne Brenøe Hoffmann, University of Copenhagen: "The Missing Men: Combined Micro and Macro Evidence in Relation to Prenatal Fasting"

29 September 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Yonas Alem, Gothenburg University: "Optimal expectation and the Welfare Cost of Climate Variability: Evidence from Ethiopia"

16 September 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Hailemariam Ayalew Tiruneh, Department of Economics: "Tenure security and poverty dynamics: Evidence from Ethiopia"

11 June 2014 kl. 11:00am

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Tara Mitchell, Trinity College Dublin: "Is Knowledge Power? Competition and Information in Agricultural Markets"

21 May 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Thomas Markussen, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "The Happy Farmer, Self-Employment and Subjective Well-being in Rural Vietnam"

29 April 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Andres Zambrano, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia: ”Agricultural Production amidst Conflict: The Effects of Shocks, Uncertainty and Governance of Non-State Armed Actors”

24 April 2014 kl. 3:00pm

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Peter Fisker, University of Copenhagen: "Green Lights: Quantifying the economic impact of drought"

08 April 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Carol Newman, University of Copenhagen: "Technology transfers, foreign investment and productivity spillovers: evidence from Vietnam"

01 April 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Sam Jones, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "And the first shall be last?" The effect of birth order on cognitive skill acquisition in East Africa.

12 March 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Benedikte Bjerge from the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "Are inter-household transactions pro-poor?"

18 February 2014 kl. 2:00pm

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Anne Hoffmann, University of Copenhagen: "Maternal Education and Child Human Capital: Evidence from Indonesia"

03 February 2014 kl. 2:30pm

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Marcela Jaime from the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg: "Social norms and information diffusion in water-saving programs: Evidence from a randomized field experiment in Colombia"

21 January 2014 kl. 3:00pm

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Carol Newman, Trinity College Dublin: "Trade Liberalizations, Supply Chains and Productivity"

17 December 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Paolo Falco from the Department of Economics, University of Oxford: "Do employers trust workers too little? An experimental study of trust in the labour market"

25 November 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Eyerusalem Siba from the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg: "Land Certification Program, Farm Size and Off-Farm Employment in Ethiopia"

04 November 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Leigh Gardner, London School of Economics: "Africa's growth prospects in a European mirror: a historical perspective"

24 October 2013 kl. 2:00pm

DERG/MEHR seminar Read more

Pablo Selaya, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "Competition for export markets and the allocation of foreign aid"

14 October 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Professor Justin Lin: "Against the Consensus – Reflections on the Great Recession"

09 October 2013 kl. 1:15pm

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Emilija Timmis, University of Nottingham, School of Economics: "Fiscal Effects of Aid in Ethiopia: A CVAR application"

09 September 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Marisa Coetzee, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa: "Estimating the impact of a switch in the language of learning and teaching in South African primary schools"

16 July 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Ulrik Richardt Beck, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "Growth, poverty and inequality trends in Malawi"

10 June 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Development Policy Seminar: Inter-Disciplinary Initiatives in Development Research and Education at UCPH

27 May 2013 kl. 2:00pm

We hope to gather young researchers from Anthropology, Economics, Political Science and Sociology. Read more

Cesar Salazar Espinoza, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "Share contract choices and economic performance in artisanal fishing communities in Chile"

13 May 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Anna Folke Larsen, University of Copenhagen: "Reducing early childhood stunting – Evidence from an agricultural intervention in Tanzania"

29 April 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Neda Trifkovic, IFRO: "Governance Strategies and Welfare Effects: Vertical Integration and Contracts in Pangasius Sector in Vietnam"

15 April 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Benedikte Bjerge, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "Job training and wage outcomes among Vietnamese SMES"

08 April 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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John Rand, Department of Food and Resource Economics: "Learning by Exporting: A New Perspective"

11 March 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Henrik Hansen, University of Copenhagen: "The Importance of Being Surveyed: The Representativeness and Impact of the Vietnam Household Living Standards Surveys"

25 February 2013 kl. 3:00pm

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Edward Samuel Jones, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "What matters for learning in East Africa? A comparison of education production functions between and within countries"

19 November 2012 kl. 1:00pm

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Marianne Hvidt, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "Convergence of Sector Labor Productivity"

22 October 2012 kl. 3:00pm

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Benedikte Bjerge, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "Network Formation of Directed Economic Links: Evidence from Rural Gambia"

24 September 2012 kl. 3:00pm

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Edward Samuel Jones, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen: "Are children learning in East Africa? Evidence from the Uwezo surveys"

23 April 2012 kl. 3:00pm

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Alan Matthews, Trinity College Dublin: "The differentiated effects of food price spikes on poverty in Uganda"

26 March 2012 kl. 3:00pm

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Thomas Markussen, Department of Economics, Unviersity of Copenhagen: "Property rights, political connections and land-related investment in rural Vietnam"

05 March 2012 kl. 3:00pm

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César Salazar Espinoza, Department of Economics, Unviersity of Copenhagen: "Production risk, level of irrigation technology and agro-ecological factors. Evidence from potatoes family farmers in Chile"

13 February 2012 kl. 3:00pm

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Channing Arndt, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, External Project Director, UNU-WIDER: "Climate Change and Developing Countries"

26 January 2012 kl. 4:30pm

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