Conferences & workshop

Workshop on Networks and Development


 DAY 1: Monday 6 May 2024

9.00-9.30 Registration

9.30-11.00 Session 1

Integration through Friends? Experimental Evidence on a Peer Matching Program in Sweden
Martina Björkman Nyqvist
[Stockholm School of Economics] with Abhijeet Singh [Stockholm School of Economics]

Inclusive teaching and classroom relational climate: Spotting social Isolation in the classroom
Marinella Leone [University of Pavia] with Sule Alan [EUI] and Michela Carlana [Harvard University]

Leveraging edutainment and social networks to foster interethnic harmony
Abu Siddique
[Royal Holloway University of London] with Michael Vlassopoulos [University of Southampton] and Yves Zenou [Monash University]

11.00-11.30 Coffee break & Poster session 

11.30-13.00 Session 2

Optimal Incentives in the Presence of Social Image Concerns
Anne Karing [University of Chicago] with Edward Jee[University of Chicago], Karim Naguib[AstraZeneca]

A Model of Network Redistributive Pressure
Paolo Pin
[Università di Siena] with Salvatore Di Falco [University of Geneva], Francesco Feri [Royal Holloway University of London]

Silent networks: The role of inaccurate beliefs in reducing useful social interactions
Vatsal Khandelwal [University of Oxford] with Ronak Jain [Harvard University]

13.00-14.00 Lunch

 14.00-15.30 Session 3

Incentives justifying nonconformity: Experimental evidence from motortaxiorganizations in Uganda
Claude Raisaro [University of Zurich and Stockholm School of Economics]

Exposure to better-performing peers: consequences and mechanisms
Fanny Puljic [University of St. Gallen]

Men’s premarital migration and marriage payments: Evidence from Indonesia
Hugues Champeaux [University of Cagliari and University of Namur] with Elsa Gautrain [University of Fribourg] and Karine Marazyan [Universit ́e de Rouen]

15.30-16.00 Coffee break & Poster session 

16.00 – 17.30 Session 4

Female leadership and workplace climate
Gozde Corekcioglu [Ozyegin University] with Sule Alan [EUI], Mustafa Kaba [Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods] and Matthias Sutter [University of Cologne]

The role of friends in the opiod epidemic
Effrosyni Adamopoulou[ZEW and University of Mannheim] with Jeremy Greenwood [University of Pennsylvania] Nezih Guner [CEMFI] and Karen Kopecky [Federal Reserve Bankof Cleveland]

Under-training by employers in spot labor markets: Evidence from Burundi
Nicholas Swanson [UC Berkeley] with Luisa Cefala [UC Berkeley] Pedro Naso [SwedishUniversity of Agricultural Sciences] and Michel Ndayikeza [University of Clermont Auvergne]

20.00-23.00 Social Dinner @ Hotel San Francesco al Monte ( Vittorio Emanuele, 328, Napoli)

DAY 2: Tuesday 7 May 2024

9.30-10.30 Keynote  
Interaction between Multiple Layers of Networked Relationships and Implications for Diffusion
Matthew O. Jackson [Stanford University]

10.30-11.00 Coffee break & Poster session 

11.00-12.30 Session 5

Spatial spillovers of conflict in Somalia

Thomas Cornelissen [University of Essex] with Marco Alfano [Lancaster University]

Does increasing inequality threaten social stability? Evidence from the lab
Abigail Barr [University of Nottingham] with Anna Hochleitner [NHH Bergen] and Silvia Sonderegger [University of Nottingham]

Social networks, local elections, and female representation: Evidence from Nepali voter registration data
Simon Heß [Vienna University of Economics and Business] with Prakash Pathak [University of Strathclyde] and Matthias Schündeln [Goethe University Frankfurt]

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.00 Session 6

Production and financial networks in interplay: Crisis evidence from supplier-customer and credit registers
Kenan Huremovic[IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca] with Gabriel Jimenez [Banco de Espana] Enrique Moral-Benito [Banco de Espana] Jose-Luis Peydro [Imperial College London] and Fernando Vega-Redondo [Bocconi University]

The pick of the crop: agricultural practices and clustered networks in village economies
Andre Groeger
[Barcelona School of Economics] with Yanos Zylberberg [University of Bristol]

Common ownership in production networks
Matteo Bizzarri
 [University of Naples Federico II] with Fernando Vega-Redondo [Bocconi University]

15.00-16.30 Coffee break & Poster session


Risk sharing and altruism
Federica Ambrosio [University of Naples Federico II]

When Public and Private Collaborate: The Impact of the Sekolah Kolaborasi Program on Student’s Achievement
Arif Anindita
[University of Insubria] with Ariadna Garcia-Prado [Public University of Navarra] Silvana Robone [University of Eastern Piedmont] Totok Amin Soefijanto [Paramadina Graduate School of Communications] Qonita Beldatis Syafiqo [Center for Educational Study and Policy]

Under the Spotlight: CSR Choices and Fragile Supply Chains
Elisa Navarra [Université libre de Bruxelles] with Flavia Cifarelli [Université de Genève]

Knowledge Spillovers and Strategic Network Formation
Kazuma Takakura [University of Tokyo]


Scientific & Organizing Committee
Matteo Bizzarri [CSEF and DiSES, University of Naples Federico II]
Stefano Fiorin [LEAP and Bocconi University]
Michele Giannola [CSEF and DiSES, University of Naples Federico II] 
Roberto Nisticò [CSEF and DiSES, University of Naples Federico II]
Mattea Stein [CSEF and DiSES, University of Naples Federico II]

Event Manager
Stefania Maddaluno [CSEF]

Financial Support
Financial support from CSEF, DiSES, University of Naples Federico II, LEAP Bocconi University, MUR/NextGenerationEU and World Bank