Institute for International Economic Policy

Trade and Development Workshop Series

2009-2010 Events

Seminars are held at 2115 G St., NW in the Department of Economics John W. Kendrick Seminar Room (Monroe 321) from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Thur., May 6 2010 Thierry Mayer, Sciences Po
"How do Different Exporters React to Exchange Rate Changes? Theory, Empirics and Aggregate Implications"
NOTE: THURSDAY, May 6
Tues., Apr 13 2010 Robert Mendelsohn, Yale
"Adapting to climate change in developing countries: What we know and what we don't know"
Fri., Apr 2 2010 Ani Guerdjikova, Cornell
"From Cases to Probabilities: Learning from Data Sets with the Best and Worst in Mind"
NOTE: FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1957 E St., NW, Suite 505
Tues., Apr 6 2010 Michael Toman, World Bank
"Responding to Threats of Climate Change Mega-Catastrophes"
Tues., Mar 23 2010 Liz Scroeder, Oregon State, "The Effects of Microfinance in Bangladesh"
Tues., Jan 12 2010 Sarah Baird, GWU School of Public Health, "Designing Cost-Effective Cash Transfer Programs to Boost Schooling among Young Women in Sub-Saharan Africa"
NOTE: Tues., Jan 12th, 12:30-2:00 pm
Kendrick Conference Room, Suite 321, 2115 G St., NW
Thurs., 10 Dec 2009
Chris Barrett (Cornell)
"The Performance Of Index Based Livestock Insurance Ex Ante Assessment In The Presence Of A Poverty Trap"
and PPT
NOTE: Thurs., Dec 10th, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Kendrick Conference Room, Suite 321, 2115 G St., NW
Tues., Dec. 8th 2009 Felipe Campante, (Harvard)
"A Centered Index of Spatial Concentration
Expected Influence Approach and Application to Population and Capital Cities
"
NOTE: Tues., Dec 8th, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Kendrick Conference Room, Suite 321, 2115 G St., NW
Fri., 13 Nov
2009
Vera Chiodi (Poverty Action Lab J-PAL Europe, and Paris School of Economics)
"The Existence of Poverty Traps: Old Question-New Answer. Evidence from Rural Mexico"
NOTE: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Suite 501, 1957 E St., NW
Thurs., 12 Nov 2009 Sergio Margulis (Lead Environmental Economist for Climate Change) and Urvashi Narain (Senior Environmental Economist), World Bank
"Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change: Methodology"
NOTE: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Suite 505, 1957 E St., NW

Joint with International Economic Policy Forum
Tues., 10 Nov 2009
John Ries (British-Columbia)
"The erosion of colonial trade linkages after independence" (with Keith Head and Thierry Mayer)
NOTE: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Joint with University Seminar on Regionalism and Global Economic Development and Microeconomics Workshop Series
Fri., 6 Nov 2009
Randy Kroszner (U of Chicago and former Federal Reserve Board Governor)
"Crisis Response at the Fed and the New Regulatory Landscape"
NOTE: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Joint with International Economic Policy Forum
Thurs., 5 Nov 2009
Bruce Blonigen (Oregon)
"Measuring the Benefits of Foreign Product Variety with an Accurate Variety Set"
NOTE: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Joint with Microeconomics Workshop Series and University Seminar Series on Regionalism and Global Economic Development
Tues., 3 Nov 2009
Gerald Nelson (IFPRI)
"Climate Change and Agriculture: Impacts and the Costs of Adaptation in Developing Countries"
NOTE: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Joint with International Economic Policy Forum
Tues., 20 Oct 2009
Wenjie Chen (GWU)
"Does the county of origin of the acquiring firm impact performance?"
Joint with the University Seminar on Regionalism and Global Economic Development

 

Upcoming Events

September 23 Tuesday
International Trade and Development Workshop
Chris Udry (Yale)
» 12:30 PM- 2:00 PM

October 7 Tuesday
International Trade and Development Workshop
David McKenzie (World Bank)
» 12:30 PM- 2:00 PM

October 14 Tuesday
International Trade and Development Workshop
Quamrul Ashraf (Williams)
» 12:30 PM- 2:00 PM

October 29 Tuesday
International Trade and Development Workshop
Monica Singhal (Harvard Kennedy School)
» 12:30 PM- 2:00 PM



Please contact iiep@gwu.edu for more information.