Political Economy & Development Seminars Spring 2005

Wednesdays, 4:10-5:30 pm (unless otherwise specified) Sproul Hall 2206

Questions? Contact Anil Deolalikar.

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader.

4/6/2005 Shawn Kantor UC Merced Striking the Roots of Crime: The Impact of the New Deal on Criminal Activity
4/13/2005 Lopamudra Bannerjee Economics (Graduate Student) UCR Of Floods and Agricultural Wage Rates in Bangladesh: Empirical evidences from the recent past
4/20/2005 Giovanni Peri UC Davis Gains from “Diversity”: Theory and Evidence from Immigration in U.S. Cities
4/27/2005 Haider Khan University of Colorado, Denver Poverty Impact of Trade Liberalization Policies in Computable General Equilibrium Models: Theory and Some Policy Experiments
5/4/2005 Robert Plotnick University of Washington The Impact of Child Support Enforcement Policy on Non-Marital Child-Bearing
5/11/2005 Anjini Kochar Stanford University Schooling Externalities and Public Labor Markets: Empirical Evidence from Urban India
5/18/2005 Jere Behrman University of Pennsylvania The Impact of Experimental Nutritional Interventions on Education into Adulthood in Rural Guatemala: Preliminary Longitudinal Analysis 

Returns to Birthweight

5/25/2005 Marc Law University of Vermont Earmarked: The Political Economy of Agricultural Research Appropriations
6/1/2005 Roger L. Ransom Professor of History and Economics University of California, Riverside Historical Imagination and Economic Reality: Counterfactual History and the Civil War
6/10/2005* President, Economic History Association

*NOTE: This is a Friday

Symposium in Honor of Azizur R. Khan