Development Colloquium Speakers

Amanda Awadey, discussant
Friday, September 13
"Can trade change tastes? An application to fast-food in Myanmar
Friday, September 20
Fighting for Higher Wages or Better Amenities? The Impact of Collective Bargaining on Job Conditions in Brazil
Seung-hun Lee, discussant
Friday, September 27
Land Use Regulation and Economic Development: Evidence from the Farmland Red Line Policy in China
Kyle Coombs, discussant
Friday, October 4
Why Aren’t People Leaving “Janesville?”: Industry Persistence, Trade Shocks, and Mobility
Parijat Lal, discussant
Friday, October 11
Understanding and Improving High School Choices: Evidence from Vietnam
Asutosh Nanda, discussant 
Friday, October 18
Does all the “Noise” Matter?- Pricing Patterns and Media Influence in Ghana: A close Look at the Gasoline Retail Market
Naman Garg , discussant
Friday, October 25
Every Cloud has a Silver Lining: The Effect of Cotton Shocks on Spanish XIXth Century Textile Industry
Prerna Dewan, discussant
Friday, November 1
The Impact of Bank Presence: Household-Level Evidence from Rural India
BooKang Seol, discussant
Friday, November 8
Testing Reform and Unintended Grade Inflation: A Tale of Two Regimes
Sakshi Gupta, discussant
Friday, November 15
Distance and Career Progression: Evidence from Bureaucrats in India
Naman Garg/ Sakshi Gupta
Fri, December 6