Global Development

The Global Development seminar series is jointly hosted by the Departments of Economics and Politics and the Batten School. The series exposes faculty and students on grounds to the most innovative and current quantitative research in global development, brings together faculty and students from across the university, and fosters discussions and collaborations that focus on research that can help address the challenges in global development from different disciplines.

Below is the list of upcoming seminars: note that only Economics department hosted seminars are listed on this page.

Upcoming Seminars

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Zoom: 12:15 - 1:30pm

Prashant Bhardwaj (UCSD) will present his paper: In Utero Exposure to Industrial Disasters

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Zoom: 9:15 - 10:30am

Imran Rasul (UCL) will present his paper: How Do Workers and Firms Search and Match in Low-income Labour Markets?

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
(Job Market Presentation)
Zoom: 3:30 -5:00pm

Luan Falcao Daniel Santos will present his paper:  Deadly Politics: Political Connections, Intergovernmental Transfers, and Mortality

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
(Job Market Presentation)
Zoom: 3:30 - 5:00pm

Moogdho Mahzab will present his paper: Dishonesty and Public Goods Provision: A Tale of Tax-Evading Politicians

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
(Job Market Presentation)
Zoom: 3:30 - 5:00pm

Divya Pandey will present her paper: Reinforcing Gender Norms or Easing Housework Burdens? The Role of Mothers-in-Law in Determining Women’s Labor Force Participation

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Zoom: 12:15pm - 1:30pm

Siwan Anderson (UBC) will present her paper: TBA

Tuesday, November 24 , 2020
Zoom: 12:15pm -1;30pm

Paulina Oliva (USC) will present her paper: TBA

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Zoom: 12:15 - 1:30pm

Francis Annan (Georgia State) will present his paper: TBA







Faculty involved

Shan Aman-Rana (Economics)

Gaurav Chiplunkar (Darden)

Jonathan Colmer (Economics)

Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner (Politics)

Molly Lipscomb (Batten)

Isaac Mbiti (Batten)

Sheetal Sekhri (Economics)

Sandip Sukhtankar (Economics)