First Academic EUDN Conference

Economic Growth, Poverty Reduction, and Institutions

Date: November 14-15, 2003
Venue: AfD, 5 rue Roland Barthes, 75598 Paris Cedex 12

Organized by
European Development Research Network (EUDN)

in collaboration with
Agence française de Développement (AfD)

 

Friday, November 14th, 2003

09.00 - 10.00 Humberto Lopez, World Bank
Macroeconomics and Inequality
10.00 - 11.00 Jean-Claude Berthélemy, University of Paris
To what extent education policies are pro-poor in sub-Saharan Africa?
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 - 12.30 Pramila Krishnan, University of Cambridge
Endogenous Network Formation and Informal Networks in Rural Economies
12.30 - 14.15 Lunch Break
14.15 - 15.15 Wilson Perez, Cornell University
Divide and conquer: Noisy communication in networks, power, and wealth distribution
15.15. - 16.15 Jean-Philippe Platteau, University of Namur
Disciplining Local Leaders in Community-Based Development
16.15. - 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 - 17.30 Jakob Svensson, IIES, Stockholm University / Development Research Group, World Bank
The power of information: Evidence from a campaign to reduce capture
17.30 - 19.00 EUDN member meeting
   
Saturday, November 15th, 2003
09.00 - 10.00 Hao Chen, Université d’Auvergne
Development of Financial Intermediation and Economic Growth Chinese Experience
10.00 - 11.00 Marcel Fafchamps, University of Oxford
Contingent Loan Repayment in the Philippines
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 - 12.30 Marie Godquin, University of Paris
Microfinance repayment performance in Bangladesh. How to improve the allocation of loans by MFI´s?
12.30 - 14.15 Lunch Break
14.15 - 15.15. Stefanie Engel, Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn
Community-industry contracting over natural resource use in a context of weak property rights: The case of Indonesia
15.15. - 16.15 Karen Macours, Johns Hopkins University
Ethnic Divisions, Interlinkages and Search Costs in the Guatemalan Land Rental Market
16.15 - 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 - 17.30 Jean-Louis Arcand, Université d'Auvergne
Racial discrimination in the Brazilian labor market: Wage, employment and segregation effects
17.30 End of the Conference