BREAD Conference

BREAD Conference

Friday, May 8, 2015

CDEP hosted the 29th Conference of the Bureau of Research in the Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), the leading research network of development economists in the world.  The conference web page is here.  The conference included presentations of research papers on air pollution and productivity in an Indian garment factory, on a randomized experiment of offering industrial jobs to low-skilled workers in Ethiopia, on how the incentives of bureaucrats interact with the incentives of elected politicians, on audits of the quality of healthcare providers in India, on empowering recipients to improve administration of a food-aid program in Indonesia, on incentivizing consumers to improve tax enforcement in Brazil, and on the value of allowing environmental inspectors to exercise discretion in deciding which polluters to audit.