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CAGE-CDE Workshop: Public Economics and Development

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CAGE-CDE Workshop: Public Economics and Development

University of Warwick, 30th June and 1st July 2017

Scarman Conference Centre

CAGE CDE
This event is a collaboration with the ESRC centre Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) and the Centre for Development Economics (CDE) at the Delhi School of Economics. The workshop aims to gather theoretical and applied economists interested in public economics on themes relevant to developing countries.

Programme details

Day 1 30 June, Friday

09:00

Registration & Coffee

Paper

09:30

Welcome Bishnu Gupta

 

09:45-10:30

Ashwini Deshpande (CDE/DSE)

Caste, Class and Social Mobility: the critical role of high school years

10:30-11:15

Mario Sanclemente (Warwick)

Does teacher subject specialisation matter for pupil performance? (with Wiji Arulampalam, Robin Naylor and Claire Crawford)

11:15-11:45

Break

 

11:45-12:30

Dibyendu Maiti (CDE/DSE)

Trade, Duality and Productivity Growth - Theory and Evidences with special reference to India

Lunch

Scarman Restaurant

 

14:00-14:45

Sonia Bhalotra (Essex)

Religion and Abortion: The Role of Political Identity (with Irma Clots, Lakshmi Iyer)

14:45-15:30

Christopher Doyle (Warwick)

Public Policy and Cigarette Smoking: Lessons for India

15:30-16:00

Break

 

16:00-16:45

Anirban Kar (CDE/DSE)

Does political clientelism adversely affect public good provision?

16:45-17:30

Miguel Almunia (Warwick)

Information, Fiscal Capacity and Tax Compliance: An Experimental Evaluation

19:00

Dinner

 

Day 2 1St July, Saturday

09:30-10:15

James Choy (Warwick)

Adjudication Institutions and the Decline of Violence

10:15-11:00

Mausumi Das (CDE/DSE)

Culture and Market: A Tale of Two Institutions (Co-authored with Priyanka Arora)

11:00-11:30

Break

 

11:30-12:15

Sanchari Roy (Essex)

Mothers and Daughters: Inheritance Reforms, Bargaining Power and Child Education in India

Lunch

Scarman Restaurant

 

13:45-14:30

Amrita Dhillon (KCL)

"Identity, Incentives and Productivity in the Workplace: A Quasi Field Experiment in India’s Manufacturing Sector (with Farzana Afridi, Sherry Xin Li, and Swati Sharma)"

14:30-15:15

Roland Rathelot (Warwick)

Taxation and supply chains: evidence from value-added taxes in West Bengal

15:15-15:45

Break

 

15:45-16:30

Anik Ashraf (Warwick)

Rank Incentives at Workplace: Evidence from a Sweater Factory

16:30-17:15

Clément Imbert (Warwick)

Short-term Migration Costs: Evidence from India's Employment Guarantee (with John Papp)

17:30

Workshop Ends