Institute for International Economic Policy
A Research Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance
Friday, April 20, 2007
1925 F St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20052
9:30 AM: Welcome and Overview of the Conference
Stephen C. Smith (Professor of Economics and International Affairs, GW)
9:45-10:45 AM: Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet (University of California-Berkeley and World Bank), "The Supply and Demand Side of Credit Information," (with Craig McIntosh, University of California-San Diego)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Joe Kaboski, (OSU) "Testing a Structural Model of Credit Constraints Using a Large-Scale Quasi Experimental Microfinance Initiative," (with Robert Townsend, University of Chicago)
12:00-1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00-2:00 PM: Jonathan Conning, (Hunter College/CUNY), "Foundations of Social Investment" (with Jonanthan Morduch, New York University)
2:15-3:15 PM Shahe Emran, (GWU), "Microfinance and Missing Markets" (with Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University)
3:30-4:30 PM Dean Karlan, (Yale University), "Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts" (with Jonathan Zinman, Dartmouth University)
4:30 PM Closing Remarks
Sponsored by the Institute for International Economic Policy, GWU Department of Economics,and GW-Center for International Business Education and Research
Costas Arkolakis, Yale
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