Previous Research Seminars


Nancy Qian (Northwestern University)
jointly with Erika Deserrannoy and Aisha Nansamba
Aid Crowd-Out: The Effect of NGOs on Government-Provided Public Services
06.07.2020 15:00-16:15

Marion Mercier (Université Paris-Dauphine)
jointly with Fabio Mariani and Thierry Verdier
The joint dynamics of emigration and conflict: From peace-wrecking to peace-building diasporas
08.06.2020 12:15-13:30

Avraham Ebenstein (Hebrew University)
Childhood Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution, Human Capital Accumulation, and Income: Evidence from China
11.05.2020 12:15-13:30

Ahmed Elsayed (IZA)
jointly with the Development Economics Network Berlin (DENeB)
Less School (Costs), More (Female) Education?
04.05.2019 12:15-13:30

Lucia Corno (Bocconi University)
Female Genital Cutting and the Slave Trade
20.04.2020 12:15-13:30

Karen Macours (Paris School of Economics)
Education, Income and Mobility: Experimental Impacts of Childhood Exposure to Progresa after 20 Years
06.04.2020 12:15-13:30

Marlon Seror (University of Bristol)
Industrial clusters in the long run: Evidence from Million-Rouble plants in China
24.02.2020
Göttingen, Oec. 0.167

Cristina Catteneo (European Institute on Economics and the Environment)
Should they stay or should they go? Climate Migrants and Local Conflicts
19.02.2020
Hannover

Jean-François Maystadt (University of Antwerp/Lancaster University)
The impact of refugees beyond the labor markets in Africa
10.02.2020
Göttingen, Oec 0.167

Sheheryar Banuri (University of East Anglia)
Expertise and responsiveness to behavioural biases in public organisations: Evidence from the World Bank
27.01.2020
Göttingen, Oec 0.167

Natascha Wagner (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
How stable are preferences when times are rough? Experimental evidence from HIV/AIDS patients in Burkina Faso
25.11.2019
Göttingen, Oec 0.167

Manuel Bosancianu (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin)
Citizen Preferences and Disparities in Bureaucratic Responsiveness: Evidence from Deliberative Forums in Uganda
11.11.2019
Göttingen, Oec 0.167

Katrin Millock (Paris School of Economics)
Long term migration trends and climate change: The role of irrigation
4.11.2019
Göttingen, Oec. 0.167

Paul Schaudt (University of St. Gallen)
The Political Geography of Cities
16.10.2019
Hannover

Abhijeet Singh (Stockholm School of Economics)
The Myths of Official Measurement: Auditing and Improving Education Data in Developing Countries
14.10.2019
Göttingen, Oec. 0.167

Johannes Haushofer (Princeton)
15.07.2019
Göttingen, Oec. 0.167

Armando Sanchez (UNAM Mexico)
10.07.2019
Hannover, 115 (1503)

Debraj Ray (New York University)
Joint CeMIS-Glad Seminar
24.06.2019
Göttingen, Oec. 0.167

Jenny Aker (Tufts University)
05.06.2019 (10:30 - 11:30)
Göttingen, KWZ 0.608

Fabian Wahl (Uni Hohenheim)
Evolution and Long-run Consequences of Agricultural Inheritance Traditions
20.05.2019
Göttingen, Oec. 0.167

Olga Popova (IOS Regensburg)
Natural Resources and Income Inequality in Developed Countries: Synthetic Control Method Evidence
15.05.2019
Hannover, 115 (1503)

Jochen Kluve (HU Berlin)
The Effectiveness of Interventions to Reduce Informality in Low and Middle Income Countries
29.04.2019
Göttingen, Oec. 0.167

Patricio Dalton (Tilburg University)
Local Best Practices for Business Growth
15.04.2019
Göttingen, Oec. 0.167

Emmanuelle Auriol (Toulouse School of Economics)
God insures those who pay? Formal insurance and religious offerings in Ghana
25.03.2019
Göttingen, Oec. 0.167

Ulrich Schmidt (IfW Kiel)
13.03.2019
Hannover

Juan Pablo Rud (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Climate Change and Agriculture: Subsistence Farmers' Response to Extreme Heat
18.02.2019

Kris-Stella Trump (Social Science Research Council, New York)
Income Inequality Causes Acceptance of Higher Income Differences
13.02.2019

Mariapia Mendola (University of Milano Bicocca)
International Migration Intentions and Illegal Costs: Evidence from Africa-to-Europe Smuggling Routes
28.01.2019

Salvatore di Falco (University of Geneva)
Farmers to Entrepreneurs
09.01.2019

Manoel Bittencourt (University of the Witwatersrand)
Trade Openness and Fertility Rates in Africa: Panel-Data Evidence
10.12.2018

Erik Plug (University of Amsterdam)
On the family origins of human capital formation: Evidence from donor-conceived children
26.11.2018

Reinhard Weisser (Queen Mary University of London)
A spatio-temporal analysis of naval operations and migration-related incidents in the central Mediterranean
14.11.2018

Yoto Yotov (Drexel University)
Trade and investment in the global economy
30.10.2018

Andrew Seltzer (Royal Holloway, University of London)
The impact of female employment on male salaries and careers: evidence from the English banking industry, 1890–1941
29.10.2018

Isabel Günther (ETH Zürich)
Inequality, productivity, and redistributive preferences – an experimental approach
30.07.2018

Britta Augsburg (IFS London)
Credit Constraints, Labelled Loans and Lumpy Health Investments? Evidence from an RCT on sanitation loans in rural India
23.07.2018

Rajesh Ramachandran (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt and Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
Vernacularization, Power and Institutional Change: Evidence from the Reformations
09.07.2018

Toman Barsbai (Kiel Institute of World Economy)
From exodus to exitus: Selective emigration after Germany’s failed 1848 revolutions and the rise of the Nazi Party
02.07.2018

Catia Batista (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Testing Classic Theories of Migration in the Lab
25.06.2018

Patricia Justino (IDX, Sussex University)
On the Legacies of Wartime Governance
04.06.2018

Conny Wunsch (Universität Basel)
Does Voluntary Risk Taking Affect Solidarity? Experimental Evidence from Kenya
24.04.2018
Attention, different venue: Dekanatssaal Hannover

Dany Jaimovich (Universität Frankfurt)
Community-driven deforestation? Experimental evidence from a rural development program in West Africa
23.04.2018

Marcel Timmer (University of Groningen)
Vertical specialisation in trade. Long-run evidence from developing countries
19.02.2018, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 2.105
Göttingen

Jesko Hentschel (World Bank)
Argentina at a Cross-Road: Breaking with History
12.02.2018, 4:15 (!) - 5.30 pm, Theo 0.136
Göttingen

Devesh Rustagi (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Culture, Institutions, and Commons Management Outcomes
05.02.2018, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 2.105
Göttingen

Susan Steiner (LUH)
Using smartphone technology for research among refugees in Germany
31.01.2018, 5:00- 6:00 pm, Room 115 (Building 1503)
Hannover

Lukas Menkhoff and Jacob Miethe (DIW Berlin/HU Berlin)
Dirty money coming home: Capital flows into and out of tax havens
31.01.2018, 4:00- 5:30 pm, Room 115 (Building 1503)
Hannover

Jenny Aker (Tufts University)
Communication, Search and Mobile Phones: Evidence from a Telephone Directory Experiment in Tanzania
29.01.2018, 4:30 - 6 pm, KWZ 0.609
Göttingen

Ulrike Grote, Herman Waibel, Andreas Wagener (LUH)
Economic Dynamics in Southeast Asia: Introduction to TVSEP
24.01.2018, 4:00- 5:30 pm, Room 115 (Building 1503)
Hannover

Joshua Blumenstock (Berkeley University)
Real-Time Measures of Poverty and Vulnerability
22.01.2018, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 3.108
Göttingen

Ingo Liefner (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
Innovation in China
17.01.2018, 4-6 pm, Room 115 (Building 1503)
Hannover

Christian Bjoernskov (Aarhus University)
Social Trust and Economic Growth
08.01.2018, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 3.108
Göttingen

Berber Kramer (IFPRI)
Picture-based crop insurance
04.12.2017, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 4.106
Göttingen

Erwin Bulte (Wageningen University)
Women empowerment and domestic abuse: theory and empirical evidence from Vietnam
20.11.2017, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 4.106
Göttingen

Julie Chytilova (Charles University Prague)
Female Expert Talk
13.11.2017, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 3.108
Göttingen

Jean-Philippe Platteau (University of Namur)
Buy As You Need: Nutrition and Food Storage Imperfections
06.11.2017, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 4.106
Göttingen

Sonia Bhalotra (University of Essex)
Maternal Depression, Women's Empowerment, and Parental Investment: Evidence from a Large Randomized Control Trial
23.10.2017, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 4.106
Göttingen

Gerhard Toews (Oxford University)
The long shadow of the Gulag
09.10.2017, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 1.104
Göttingen

Gani Aldashev (University of Brussels)
The effectiveness of land reforms in traditional societies: Central Asia in the 1920s
02.10.2017, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 1.105
Göttingen

Simon Quinn (Oxford University)
Anonymity or Distance? Job Search and Labour Market Exclusion in a Growing African City
31.07.2017, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 1.104
Göttingen

Andrew Foster (Brown University)
Are there too many farmers? Input transaction costs, mechanization, and the misallocation of land
26.06.2017, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 1.104
Göttingen

Patrick Watson (University of the West Indies)
In-Firm Training, Innovation and Productivity: The Case of Caribbean Small Island Developing States
30.05.2017, 2 - 3:30 pm, OEC 0.167
Göttingen

Arijita Duta (University of Calcutta)
Choice of schooling and incidence of adolescent dropouts: An empirical study across selected Indian states
15.05.2017, 4:30 - 6 pm, VG 1.106
Göttingen

Xavier Gine (World Bank)
Making Index Insurance Work for the Poor
4 May 2017, 10-12 am, Room 115 (Building 1503)
Hannover

Xavier Gine (World Bank)
Rethinking Microfinance
3 May 2017, 2-4 pm, Room 115 (Building 1503)
Hannover