Second Academic EUDN Conference

Trade, Aid, FDI and International Migration

Date: November 26-27, 2004
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 26th

09.00 - 10.00

Marcel Fafchamps (University of Oxford), Said El Hamine (MCT) and Albert Zeufack (World Bank)
Learning to Export: Evidence from Moroccan Manufacturing

10.00 - 11.00 Dierk Herzer and Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann D. (Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research)
What does Export Diversification do for Growth? An Econometric Analysis
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 - 12.30 Arnab Basu (College of William and Mary), Nancy H. Chau (University of Cornell) and Ulrike Grote (ZEF)
On Export Rivalry and the Greening of Agriculture – The Role of Eco-labels
12.30 - 14.15 Lunch Break
14.15 - 15.15 Cédric Duprez and Jean-Marie Baland (University of Namur)
“Made in dignity” – The effects of labelling on child labor
15.15. - 16.15 Mohamed A. Marouani (DIAL, ERF & Paris-Dauphine University)
The Impact of the Multifiber Agreement Phaseout on Unemployment in Tunisia: a Prospective Dynamic Analysis
16.15. - 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 - 17.30 Eliana La Ferrara (IGIER) and Massimo Guidolin (University of Virginia)
Diamonds are Forever, Wars are Not. Is Conflict Bad for Private Firms?
17.30 - 19.00 EUDN member meeting
Saturday, November 27h, 2004
09.00 - 10.00 Natalia Dinello (Global Development Network)
Proposal for a GDN research project on the „Impact of Rich Country Policies on Poverty: A Global View“
10.00 - 11.00 Denis Cogneau (DIAL) and Jean-David Naudet (AfD)
Who deserves aid? Equality of opportunity, international aid and poverty reduction
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 - 12.30 Stijn Claessens and Geoffrey Underhill (University of Amsterdam)
The Need for Institutional Changes in the Global Financial System: An Analytical Framework with Application to the Debt Sustainability of Low-Income Countries
12.30 - 14.15 Lunch Break
14.15 - 15.15. Nauro F. Campos and Yuko Kinoshita (University of Michigan and CEPR)
Estimating the Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment Inflows: How Important are Sampling and Omitted Variable Biases?
15.15. - 16.15 Eleni Kaditi and Johan F.M. Swinnen (Catholic University of Leuven)
Multi-National investment, international trade and contracts in transition economies: A case study for food-industries
16.15 - 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 - 17.30 Jean-Paul Azam (University of Toulouse) and Flore Gubert (DIAL, IRD, Paris)
Those in Kayes – The Impact of Remittances on their Recipients in Africa
17.30 End of the Conference