Conferences & workshop

Workshop on Networks and Development


DAY 1: Thursday 21 April 2022

8.45-9.15: Registration

9.15-10.45: Session 1

Learning from Self and Learning from Others: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh

Maria Jones (World Bank), Florence Kondylis (World Bank), John Loeser (World Bank), Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale), Daniel Stein (IDinsight)

The Sustainable Quality Program in the Colombia Coffee Chain

Rocco Macchiavello (LSE), Pepita Miquel-Florensa (TSE)

Motivating Farmer Trainers. Experimental Evidence from Rural Uganda

Olivia Bertelli (Paris Dauphine), Fatou Fall (Paris Dauphine)

10.45-11.15: Poster Session I & Coffee

An Aspiring Friend Is a Friend Indeed: School Peers and College Aspirations in Brazil
Jessica Gagete-Miranda

Social Networks and Immigrant Integration: Experimental Evidence from Sweden

Olle Hammar (IFN), Mounir Karadja (Uppsala),  Akib Khan (Uppsala)

Public Goods Game on Network with Kantian Agents
Kohmei Makihara
(Aix-Marseille), Sebastian Bervoets (Aix-Marseille)

Financial Contagion in Inter-Bank Lending Network With Overlapping Portfolios

Emmanuel Caiazzo (University of Naples Federico II)

11.15-12.15: Session 2

The Monetary Value of Externalities: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Farmers

Benedetta Lerva (World Bank)

Land Rental Markets: Experimental Evidence from Kenya

Michelle Acampora (Zurich), Lorenzo Casaburi (Zurich), Jack Willis (Columbia)

12.15-13.15: Keynote: Eliana La Ferrara

13.15-14.15 Lunch break

14.15-16.15: Session 3

Peer Networks and Entrepreneurship: a Pan-African RCT

Fernando Vega Redondo (Bocconi), Paolo Pin (Siena), Diego Ubfal (World Bank),  Cristiana Benedetti-Fasil (EUI), Charles Brummit (Columbia), Gaia Rubera (Bocconi), Dirk Hovy (Bocconi), Tommaso Fornaciari (Bocconi)

Know-how and Know-who: Effects of a Randomized Training on Network Changes among Small Urban Entrepreneurs

Mattea Stein (University of Naples Federico II and CSEF)

Who knows? The Effect of Information Access on Social Network Position

Laura Derksen (Toronto), Pedro CL Souza (QMUL)

Bring a Friend: Strengthening Women’s Social Networks and Reproductive Autonomy in India

S Anukriti (World Bank), Catalina Herrera-Almanza (Illinois), Mahesh Karra (BU)

16.15-16.45: Coffee break

16.45-18.15: Session 4

Affinity, Trust, and Information 

Luigi Guiso (EIEF), Alexey Makarin (EIEF)

Learning About Opportunity: Spillovers of Elite School Admissions in Peru

Ricardo Estrada (CAF-Dev. Bank LA), Jeremie Gignoux (PSE), Agustina Hatrick (CAF-Dev. Bank LA)

Urban Public Works in Spatial Equilibrium: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia

Girum Abebe (Westminster), Simon Franklin [QMUL], Clement Imbert (Warwick), and Carolina Mejia-Mantilla (World Bank)

20.00-23.00: Social Dinner


DAY 2: Friday 22 April 2022

8.30-10.00: Session 1

Coordination and the Poor Maintenance Trap: an Experiment on Public Infrastructure in India

Alex Armand (NovaSBE), Britta Augsburg (IFS), Antonella Bancalari (St. Andrews)

Big Push Pro-poor Policies and the Economic Preferences of the Rich and Poor

Nicolas Cerkez (UCL), Adnan Q.Khan (LSE), Imran Rasul (UCL), Anam Shoaib (CERP)

Political Reservations as Term Limits

Caitlin Brown (Manchester), Garance Genicot (Georgetown), Nishtha Kochhar (Georgetown)

10.00-10.30: Poster session II & Coffee

(Posters: see Poster session I)

10.30-11.30: Session 2

Flexible Microcredit: Effects on Loan Repayment and Social Pressure

Kristina Czura (Groningen), Anett John (Birmingham), Lisa Spantig (Essex)

The Role of Family Networks in First-Credit Access

Miguel A. Carpio (Lima), Lorena Keller (UPenn), Alessandro Tomarchio (Peru Central Bank)

11.30-12.30: Keynote: Orazio Attanasio

12.30-13.30: Lunch

13.30-15.00: Session 3

Who Gives, Who Cares

Yann Bramoullé (Aix-Marseille), Rahul Deb (Toronto), Ludovic Renou (QMUL)

The Limits of Local Insurance 

Johannes Gierlinger (Carlos III), Pau Milán (UAB)

Diffusion of Rival Information in the Field

Ines Vilela (Royal Holloway)

15:00-15.30: Coffee break

15.30-17.00: Session 4

Input Sourcing in Lopsided Low-income Economies

Alan Griffith (Washington), Jonas Hjort  (Columbia), Yue Yu (Toronto)

Production Networks and War

Vasily Korovkin (CERGE-EI), Alexey Makarin (EIEF)

Worker Mobility and Domestic Production Networks

Marvin Cardoza (DGII Dominican Rep.), Francesco Grigoli (IMF), Nicola Pierri (IMF), Cian Ruane (IMF)