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BRIEF January 22, 2021

Global Indicators Group Half-Baked Seminars

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The objective of the half-baked seminars is to foster the exchange of ideas within the group and to provide feedback to the presenter for further development of the initial work or idea. 


Current Season

DateSpeakerAffiliationTopic
January 13, 2022Julia Constanze Braunmiller and Marie DryWorld Bank Group, Women, Business and the LawMeasuring Intersectional Discrimination –The Rights of Women with Disabilities
January 27, 2022Viktoriya Ereshchenko, Varun Eknath and Inés Zabalbeitia MúgicaWorld Bank Group, Global IndicatorsThe importance of facilitating imports: evidence from the auto industry
February 10, 2022Jayashree Srinivasan, Enrique Orellana Tamez, Kamal Chakaroun, Lodovico Onofri, Farrukh UmarovWorld Bank Group, Global IndicatorsLeveraging Building Energy Codes and Standards for Climate Change Mitigation
February 24, 2022Filip Joleski, Asif Islam and Mohammad AminWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisDecomposing the SME-Large firm Performance Gap during the COVID-19 pandemic: Productivity, Innovation, and Gender Inequality
March 10, 2022David Francis and Robert KubinecWorld Bank Group, Enterprise Analysis and New York University Abu DhabiBeyond Political Connections: A Measurement Model Approach to Estimating Firm-level Political Influence in 41 Economies
March 24, 2022Marie Hyland and Liang ChenWorld Bank Group, Women, Business and the LawA Global Analysis of Paid Family Leave and Women's Economic Labor Market Outcomes
April 14, 2022Gemechu Aga, Hibret Maemir, Jorge Rodriguez Meza and Taneem AhadWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisMeasuring Regulatory Uncertainty using Firm-Level Surveys: Evidence from three African countries
May 5, 2022Tiziana Londero, Raman Maroz, and Oleksandra PopovaWorld Bank Group, Global Indicators GroupDigitizing court proceedings and corporate governance. What have we learned from the pandemic?
May 12, 2022Antoni Albert Nogui, Nunon Mendes Dos Santos, Lama Mohammed L. Al JarallahWorld Bank Group, Global Indicators GroupDid digitization in public services have an impact in the COVID-19 response? The case of eProcurement.
May 26, 2022Natalia Mazoni and Nisha Arekapudi, Isabel Santagostino and Emilia Galiano, Julia Braunmiller and Marie DryWorld Bank Group, Women, Business and the LawThree Lightning Talks on Women, Business and the Law (WBL) Reform Case Studies
June 9, 2022Luca Bettarelli and Tommaso RoomsWorld Bank Group, Global Indicators GroupRegional Heterogeneity in the Business Environment: the Case of Italy
TBDParvina RakhimovaWorld Bank Group, Global Indicators GroupGender-based Property Tax Incentives: Role in Encouraging Female Ownership and Improving Compliance

2021 Season

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Topic

January 14, 2021Silvia Muzi and Domenico ViganolaWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisThe determinant of firm survival Firm Exit during the Covid-19 Crisis: Evidence from the Enterprise Surveys
January 28, 2021Nona Karalashvili and Nazim TamkocWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisEffectiveness of Government Support for the Private Sector during COVID19
February 11, 2021David C. Francis and Joshua Seth WimpeyWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisDo informal and formal businesses operate in the same places? Evidence from micro data in Laos’ food service sector.
February 24, 2021Filip Jolevski and Gemechu AgaWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisMeasuring the Informal Employment on the Intensive and Extensive Margins: the case of Zambia
March 11, 2021David FrancisWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisThe effect of inflationary shocks on household business operation in Uganda
April 29, 2021Tea Trumbic and Marie Catriona  Hyland World Bank Group, Women, Business and the LawWomen, Business and the Law: Ideas for Future Research
TBDMohammad AminWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisHow Corruption Affects Access to Finance
May 13, 2021David Francis and Robert KubinecWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisMeasuring Political Influence as a Latent Characteristic: Evidence from Micro-Data from 36 Countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa
May 27, 2021Antoni Albert Nogues Comas and Nuno Filipe Mendes Dos SantosWorld Bank Group, Doing BusinessBuilding an Indicator to Compare Public Procurement Regulations and Practices
June 10, 2021Marie Catriona Hyland and Asif Mohammed IslamWorld Bank Group, Women, Business and the Law & MENAGendered Law, Informality and the Performance of Female-Owned Firms
July 29, 2021Nazim TamkocWorld Bank Group, Enterprise Analysis

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Paper

September 8, 2021Joshua Wimpery, David C. Francis, Gemechu Aga, Filip Jolevski and Jorge Rodriguez MezaWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisSurveying Informal Businesses: Methodology and Applications
October 7, 2021Nisha ArekapudiWorld Bank Group, Enterprise Analysis & Women, Business and the LawMeasuring implementation of Women, Business and the Law indicators
October 21, 2021Silvia Muzi, Marie Hyland and Domenico ViganolaWorld Bank Group, Enterprise Analysis & Women, Business and the LawFemale-managed businesses in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) during the COVID-19 crisis
November 4, 2021Adam Aberra, Gemechu Aga, Filip Jolevski and Nona KaralashviliWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisUnderstanding Informality: Comprehensive Firm-level Data and Descriptive Results
November 18, 2021Markus Goldstein, Paula Gonzalez, Sreelakshmi Papineni and Joshua WimpeyWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisChildcare, COVID-19 and Female Firm Exit: Impact of COVID-19 School Closure Policies on Global Gender Gaps in Business
December 2, 2021Women, Business and the Law TeamWorld Bank Group, Women, Business and the LawWomen, Business and the Law Childcare indicators
and research
December 16, 2021Nazim TamkocWorld Bank Group, Enterprise AnalysisProduction Complexity, Talent Misallocation and Development
TBDMarie Catriona Hyland, Silvia Muzi and Domenico ViganolaWorld Bank Group, Enterprise Analysis & Women, Business and the LawExploration of the Gender Dimension of the Impact of Covid-19


TBD: To be determined

Note: Information on upcoming events is subject to change.