CREDIT
Centre for Research in Economic Development and International Trade
  

CREDIT Events

Everyone interested in development economics and pro-poor policy making is welcome to attend CREDIT seminars.  They are held in A44, Sir Clive Granger Building at 1pm.

Upcoming seminars

GEP / CREDIT Development Seminar: Kai Gehring (University of Zurich)

Date
18 March 2020 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
A44 Sir Clive Granger Building
Description
(A44, SCGB)

 

Previous 2019/20 seminars

CREDIT Development Seminar: Kate Vyborny (Duke University)

Date
27 November 2019
Description
Transport, urban labor markets, and women's mobility (A44, SCGB)

CREDIT Development Seminar: Mahreen Mahmud (Oxford)

Date
13 November 2019
Description
Cash transfers, aspirations and goal-setting: Impact on female empowerment (A44, SCGB)

CREDIT Development Seminar: Anna Minasyan (University of Groningen)

Date
30 October 2019
Description
The role of conflict in sex discrimination: The case of missing girls (A44, SCGB)

Smriti Sharma (Newcastle University Business School)

Date
16 October 2019
Description
Inequality, corruption and cooperation: Evidence from Vietnam

James Jones (University of Auckland)

Date
25 September 2019
Description
Gender bias and male backlash as drivers of crime against women: Evidence from India

 

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2018/19 seminars

Marisa von Fintel (Stellenbosch University)

Date
31 October 2018
Description
Government accountability and service delivery: Piloting a quality intervention in government-initiated housing projects in South Africa

Alejandro Estefan (UCL)

Date
07 November 2018
Description
The fiscal burden of many carried by a few: Evidence from Mexico

Clare Balboni (LSE)

Date
14 November 2018
Description
In harm's way? Infrastructure investments and the persistence of coastal cities

Catherine Guirkinger (University of Namur)

Date
14 November 2018
Description
Buy as you need: Nutrition and food storage imperfections

Marc Witte (University of Oxford)

Date
21 November 2018
Description
Job referrals and strategic network formation - Experimental evidence from urban neighbourhoods in Ethiopia

Gaston Yalonetzky (University of Leeds)

Date
28 November 2018
Description
Pro-poor growth with limited intergenerational mobility: the case of overcrowding in Mexico

Melanie Meng Xue (Northwestern University)

Date
20 February 2019
Description
Folklore

Samuel Lordemus (University of Sheffield)

Date
06 March 2019
Description
Are donors targeting the highest health needs? Evidence from mining sites in the DR Congo

Christa Brunnschweiler (UEA)

Date
03 April 2019
Description
Follow the leader: Using videos to make information on resource revenue management more relevant

Kate Orkin (University of Oxford)

Date
10 April 2019
Description
The future in mind: Short and long-run impact of an aspirations intervention in rural Ethiopia

*postponed*: CREDIT Seminar: Anna Minasyan (University of Groningen)

Date
15 May 2019
Description
The role of conflict in sex discrimination: The case of missing girls (A44, SCGB)

CREDIT Development Seminar: Kian Ong (University of Nottingham, Malaysia)

Date
20 June 2019
Description
The effects of languages of instruction on educational and labour market outcomes: Evidence from Malaysia (A44)

 

2017/18 seminars

Soumyatanu Mukherjee (IIM Kozhikode)

Date
11 October 2017
Description
Exchange rate volatility and exports: estimation of firms' risk preference using firm-level data from India

Peter Chacha (University of Cape Town)

Date
25 October 2017
Description
Exporting to fragile states in Africa: Firm level evidence

Stefano Cario (University of Oxford)

Date
15 November 2017
Description
The selection of talent: Experimental and structural evidence from Ethiopia

Cheryl Doss (University of Oxford)

Date
29 November 2017
Description
He says, she says: Exploring patterns of spousal agreement in Bangladesh

Kunal Sen (University of Manchester)

Date
07 March 2018
Description
Was Kuznets right? New evidence on the relationship between structural transformation and inequality

Leigh Gardner (LSE)

Date
14 March 2018
Description
Legacies of indirect rule? Native authority spending and local economic development in British Africa

Haicheng Jiang (University of Belfast)

Date
02 May 2018
Description
Civil conflict and ethnic identity in Africa

 

2016/17 seminars

Giulia Mascagni (IDS)

Date
16 November 2016
Description
One size does not fit all: A field experiment on the drivers of tax compliance and on delivery methods in Rwanda

Rachel Cassidy (University of Oxford)

Date
23 November 2016
Description
Are the poor really so present-biased? Evidence from a field experiment in rural Pakistan

Camilla Cisneros (University of Nottingham)

Date
30 November 2016
Description
Trade Liberalisation Effect in Two Margins of Informality. The Peruvian Case

Pramila Krishnan (University of Oxford)

Date
15 February 2017
Description
Fading choice: transport costs and variety in consumer goods

Margaux Vinez (Paris School of Economics)

Date
22 February 2017
Description
Adoption of improved seeds and land allocation, evidence from DRC

Salamat Ali (University of Nottingham)

Date
08 March 2017
Description
Differential effects of internal and external remoteness on trade flows: the case of Pakistan

Julia Bird (University of Oxford)

Date
15 March 2017
Description
The urban land market: A computable equilibrium model applied to Kampala City

Halima Jibril (University of Leeds)

Date
29 March 2017
Description
Oil prices and trade balances of sub-Saharan African countries: what are the roles of exchange rates?

Abhijeet Singh (UCL)

Date
11 May 2017
Description
Disrupting education? Experimental evidence on technology-aided instruction in India

Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis (UAB-Barcelona GSE)

Date
17 May 2017
Description
Land misallocation and productivity

Nathan Lane (Stockholm University)

Date
24 May 2017
Description
Manufacturing revolutions - industrial policy and networks in South Korea

 

2015/16 seminars

Jeremy Foltz (University of Wisconsin)

Date
14 October 2015
Description
Do Higher Salaries Lower Petty Corruption? A Policy Experiment on West Africa's Highways

Canh Thien Dang (University of Nottingham)

Date
21 October 2015
Description
Why Do Ugandan NGOs Diversify their Activities? Pecuniary and Private Benefits.

Tewodros Gebrewolde (University of Leicester)

Date
11 November 2015
Description
The Effectiveness of Industrial Policy in Developing Countries: Causal Evidence from Ethiopian Manufacturing Firms

Federico Tadei (Bocconi University)

Date
18 November 2015
Description
Colonial Trade and Extractive Institutions in British and French Africa

Mehdi Chowdhury (Bournemouth University)

Date
02 March 2016
Description
Internal and International Remittances and Wealth Accumulation in Bangladesh: A Study using Generalized Propensity Score

Gani Aldashev (University of Namur, Belgium)

Date
16 March 2016
Description
Colonization and changing social structure: Kazakhstan, 1896-1910

Carol Newman (Trinity College Dublin)

Date
20 April 2016
Description
Imports, supply chains and productivity

Bereket Kebede (University of East Anglia)

Date
04 May 2016
Description
Impact evaluation of rural development projects and experimental games: A case study from three developing countries.

Basile Boulay (University of Nottingham)

Date
08 June 2016
Description
Revisiting the old debate: plot size and agricultural productivity

 

2014/15 seminars

Ameet Morgaria (Harvard)

Date
08 October 2014
Description
Competition and Efficiency in Imperfect Markets: Evidence from Rwanda's Coffee

Godfrey Mahofa (University of Capetown)

Date
29 October 2014
Description
Spatial Dimensions of Firm Activity in South Africa

Sam Marden (LSE)

Date
05 November 2014
Description
Agricultural Reform and 'Growth Miracles': Evidence from China

Salamat Ali (University of Nottingham)

Date
19 November 2014
Description
Scrambled Signals: Impact of SPS and TBT measures on the export of mangoes from Pakistan

Alessio Gaggero (University of Nottingham)

Date
26 November 2014
Description
Living with Disability: Evidence from an Intervention in Uganda

Joseph Gomes (University of Essex)

Date
03 December 2014
Description
The Health Costs of Ethnic Distance: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Jonathan Colmer (LSE)

Date
28 January 2015
Description
"Agricultural Productivity, Factor Reallocation, and Industrial Production in the Short Run: Evidence from India"

Carlos Oya (SOAS, University of London)

Date
11 February 2015
Description
Fair wages? Assessing differences between wages in Fairtrade certified and non-certified farms: Evidence from Ethiopia and Uganda

Shaista Alam (Nottingham)

Date
18 February 2015
Description
The Effect of Preferential Trade Agreements on Pakistan's Export Performance

Douglas Gollin (Oxford ODID)

Date
25 February 2015
Description
Measuring Living Standards across Space in the Developing World

Pieter Serneels (University of East Anglia)

Date
25 March 2015
Description
Health information, treatment, and worker productivity: Experimental evidence from malaria testing and treatment among Nigerian sugarcane cutters

Karlijn Morsink - University of Oxford

Date
29 April 2015
Description
Formal Insurance and Transfer Motives in Informal Risk-Sharing Groups

Lucio Esposito (UEA)

Date
08 May 2015
Description
Absolute Wealth, Relative Deprivation and Relative Satisfaction as Determinants of Depressive Symptoms: Evidence from Mexico

Ronelle Burger (Stellenbosch University)

Date
13 May 2015
Description
The tightrope-walk of NGO reputation: Concealment and misrepresentation amidst competing stakeholder demands

Sandra Sequeira (LSE)

Date
20 May 2015
Description
Corruption, Trade Costs and Gains from Tariff Liberalization: Evidence from Southern Africa

Masooda Bano (Oxford, ODID)

Date
27 May 2015
Description
Education and Aspirations: Evidence from Islamic and state schools in Pakistan and Nigeria

David Fielding (University of Otago)

Date
10 June 2015
Description
Understanding the Etiology of Electoral Violence: The Case of Zimbabwe

 

2013/14 seminars

James Fenske (University of Oxford)

Date
16 October 2013
Description
War, Resilience, and Political Engagement in Africa

Armin von Schiller (German Development Institute and Hertie School of Governance)

Date
30 October 2013
Description
"Tax collection in developing countries – New evidence on semi-autonomous revenue agencies (SARAs) "

Arcangelo Dimico (Queens University of Belfast)

Date
13 November 2013
Description
"Trade-Off Quality vs Quantity, Poverty Trap, and Educational Shock: Evidence from Missionary Fields"

Paul Clist (UEA)

Date
20 November 2013
Description
"Nature's Frames, Reference Lotteries and Truly Risky Choice: Evidence from a Ugandan Field Lab"

Marie-Claire Robitaille (University of Nottingham Ningbo China)

Date
22 January 2014
Description
"Sex-Selective Abortions and Infant Mortality in India: The Role of Parents' Stated Son Preference"

Simon Quinn (University of Oxford)

Date
05 March 2014
Description
"Networks and manufacturing firms in Africa: Results from a randomised field experiment"(A44)

Jonathan Schulz (University of Nottingham)

Date
26 March 2014
Description
Societal Differences in Honesty

Markus Eberhardt (University of Nottingham)

Date
09 April 2014
Description
"Agricultural Technology and Structural Change"

Mans Söderbom (University of Gothenburg)

Date
30 April 2014
Description
"Social networks and the diffusion of a new mobile money technology in Rwanda"

 

2012/13 seminars

Development Economics Seminar - Zaki Wahhaj (Kent)

Date
01 May 2013
Description
A Theory of Child Marriage (A44 SCGB)

Development Economics Seminar - Frédéric Lesné (Auvergne/CERDI)

Date
08 May 2013
Description
"School Fees, Parental Participation and Accountability: Evidence from Madagascar".

Development Economics Seminar - Emilija Timmis (Nottingham) and Giulia Mascagni (Sussex)

Date
15 May 2013
Description
Fiscal Effects of Aid in Ethiopia: A Cointegrated VAR approach (A44 SCGB)

CREDIT Development Seminar - Jonathan Timmis (Nottingham)

Date
05 June 2013
Description
Internet Adoption And Firm Exports In Developing Countries: A New Instrumental Variable Approach (A39 SCGB)

CREDIT Development Seminar - David Fielding (Otago)

Date
12 June 2013
Description
How Much Does Women's Empowerment Influence Their Wellbeing? Evidence from Senegal (A39, SCGB)

 

2011/12 seminars

Development Economics Seminar series - Iftikhar Hussain (University of Sussex and Centre for Economic Performance, LSE)

Date
07 December 2011
Description
"Subjective Performance Evaluation in the Public Sector: Evidence from School Inspections"

Development Economics Seminar series - Pieter Serneels (University of East Anglia)

Date
08 February 2012
Description
How does conflict affect economic performance. Micro evidence from Rwanda.Pieter Serneels, University of East Anglia and Marijke Verpoorten, K.University Leuven

Development Economics Seminar series - Nauro Campos (Brunel University)

Date
22 February 2012
Description
"The Economics of Masterpieces: New Evidence from Latin American Art Auctions at Sotheby's"

Development Economics Seminar series - Michael Henry (University of Birmingham)

Date
14 March 2012
Description
"Effects of Crime on Happiness: Evidence from the Caribbean"

Development Economics Seminar series - Eleonora Fischer (Manchester)

Date
21 March 2012
Description
Development Seminar - Topic to be announced

Development Economics Seminar series - Maite Aquacil and Ana Cuadros

Date
03 July 2012
Description
Development Seminar - Topic to be announced

 

 

 

Centre for Research in Economic Development and International Trade

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University of Nottingham
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