Microeconomics Seminar Series


The Microeconomics Seminar Series is a weekly series hosted by the World Bank's research department. The series invites leading researchers in applied microeconomics from the fields of poverty, human development, agriculture, political economy, behavioral economics, private sector development, and a range of other fields to present the results of their most recent research in a seminar format.

Fall 2018 Schedule of Seminars

Sep 512:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Julien Labonne (University of Oxford)Making Policies Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises
Sep 1212:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Felipe Barrera-Osorio (HGSE)Delivering Education to the Underserved through a Public-Private Partnership Program in Pakistan
Sep 1912:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Attila Ambrus (Duke)Informal Risk Sharing with Local Information
Sep 2512:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Giacomo de Giorgi (Geneva)From Farmers to Entrepreneurs
Oct 312:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Gabriel Kreindler (Chicago/ Harvard)The Welfare Effect of Road Congestion Pricing: Experimental Evidence and Equilibrium Implications 
Oct 1012:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Rachael Meager (LSE)Aggregating Distributional Treatment Effects: A Bayesian Hierarchical Analysis of the Microcredit Literature
Oct 1712:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Gerard Padro-i-Miguel (Yale)Doing Business in China: The Interplay between Parental and Governmental Influence
Oct 2412:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Paul Dower (Wisconsin)Land rights, rental markets, and the post-socialist cityscape
Oct 3112:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Benjamin Marx (Sciences Po)Elections as Incentives: Project Completion and Visibility in African Politics
Nov 712:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Mark Agerton (UC Davis)Learning Where to Drill: Drilling Decisions and Geological Quality in the Haynesville Shale
Nov 1412:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Ted Miguel (Berkeley)Skill versus Voice in Local Development
Nov 2812:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Jessica Goldberg (UMD)Leveraging Patients' Social Networks to Overcome Tuberculosis Under-detection: A Field Experiment in India
Dec 512:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Imran Rasul (UCL) 
Dec 1012:30 - 2:00 pmMC 3-570Sean Higgins (Berkeley) 

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2018