Columbia University

Development Colloquium

Academic Year 2014-2015

Fridays 12-1pm, IAB 1101

Coordinators: Suresh Naidu and Jonas Hjort

Student coordinator: Maria Micaela Sviatschi (mms2241@columbia.edu)

 

Reminders:

-  Please, email your presentation title to Micaela by the Thursday night of the week before your presentation so that it can be included in the Department’s seminar schedule.

- Please, email a short abstract of your presentation (up to 150 words) by the Wednesday night before your presentation.

-  Please, email your presentation slides to Micaela by the morning of your presentation so that they can be posted on Courseworks.

-  Please, send a rough draft of your presentation to the discussant by the Monday morning before your presentation, and a final draft by noon on the Wednesday before your presentation.



Fall 2014 Schedule



Date

Speaker

Discussant

Title

01/30/15

Andreas Menzel

A.menzel@warwick.ac.uk

Yogita Shamdasani

Social Networks and Productivity Spill-over within firms: Evidence from Bangladeshi Garment factories

02/06/15

Kunjal Desai

kd2380@columbia.edu>

Evan Plous

Marriage Market Effects of Affirmative Action in India

02/13/15

Pablo A. Egaña del Sol

pae2110@columbia.edu

Anthony D' Agostino

Can Low-cost Electroencephalogram (EEG) Devices Measure Human Capital Characteristic More Effectively?

02/20/15

Micaela Sviatschi

mms2241@columbia.edu

Golvine de Rochambeau

Comparative advantage, price shocks and child labor

02/27/15

Patricia Navarro-Palau

pn2212@columbia.edu

Pablo Egana del Sol

Aggregate Effects of Targeted Vouchers

03/06/15

Matthieu Teachout

mrt2138@columbia.edu

Jaehyun Jung

jj2521@columbia.edu



Bayesian Learning and Self-Discoveries

Transboundary Air Pollution and Health: the Impact of PM Concentration on Fetal Death

03/13/15

Evan M Plous


Habtamu Fuje


03/27/15

Qiuying Qu

qq2106@columbia.edu

Ashna Arora

aa3332@columbia.edu





04/03/15

Habtamu Fuje

hnf2107@columbia.edu

Qing Zhang

qz2208@columbia.edu





04/10/15

Yogita Shamdasani

yjs2112@columbia.edu

Nicolás De Roux


04/17/15

Nandita Krishnaswamy

nk2530@columbia.edu

Andreas Menzel


04/24/15

Nicolás De Roux

nd2282@columbia.edu

Scott Weiner

sew2169@columbia.edu





05/01/15

Golvine de Rochambeau

gd2382@columbia.edu

Soule Sow

ss3721@columbia.edu