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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

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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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