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Alba di Canazei (Tn, Italy)

July 15th - July 19th 2013

Lectures by

Facundo ALVAREDO, Paris School of Economics

Top Incomes and Wealth Concentration in Historical and International Perspective: Recent Developments


Sonia BHALOTRA, University of Bristol

Political Representation of Women and Minorities in India

Giovanni Andrea CORNIA, Università degli Studi di Firenze

The Political Economy of Falling Inequality: Latin America during the 2000s

Giacomo DE GIORGI, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

Business Literacy and Development: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural Mexico


Christopher GILBERT, Università degli Studi di Trento

Sharecropping and Yield: was Marshall Wrong?


Seema JAYACHANDRAN, Northwestern University

The Economics of Child Malnutrition


Massimo MORELLI, Columbia University

Can Market Failure Cause Political Failure?


Alessandro TAROZZI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Malaria, Mosquitoes and Bednets in Orissa (India): An Update of a Long Project


Papers presented by

Sofia AMARAL-GARCIA, Center for Law & Economics-ETH Zurich

Do Improved Property Rights Decrease Violence Against Women in India?


Samia BADJI, ESSEC Business School

Maternal Education and Child Health: Causal Link and Mechanisms


Arthur BRAGANCA, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro

Agricultural Modernization and Labor Reallocation: The Consequences of the Adaptation of Soy in Central Brazil

Abhishek CHAKRAVARTY, University of Essex

Property Rights and Gender Bias: Evidence from Land Reform in West Bengal


Maria Paula GERARDINO, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The Gender Effect of Violence on Human Capital Investments


Åshild Auglænd JOHNSEN, Universitetet i Stavanger

The Cost of Living in China: Implications for Inequality and Poverty


Giulia LA MATTINA, University of South Florida

Armed Conflict and Domestic Violence: Evidence from Rwanda


Sarah LINDE, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

What Can be Learnt from the Performance of Migrant Entrepreneurs? The Case of Indian Migrant Enterprises in the Informal Economy of Uganda


Eleonora MATTEAZZI, Università degli Studi di Verona

The Theory of the Household Enterprise. Recent Developments and New Directions


Juan Carlos MUNOZ-MORA, ECARES - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics

The Institutional Logic Behind Illicit Behavior


Ilaria PETRARCA, Università degli Studi di Verona

Do UN Troops Secure Crops? Evidence from South Sudan


Olga POPOVA, Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education

Corruption, Voting and Employment Status: Evidence from Russian Parliamentary Elections


Rajesh RAMACHANDRAN, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Language Policy and Economic Development: Delving Into the Black Box of Fundamental Institutions


Samantha B. RAWLINGS, University of Reading

Parental Education and Child Health: Evidence from an Education Reform in China


Roberto RICCIUTI, Università degli Studi di Verona

An Experimental AK Model of Growth


Francesca SCATURRO, Università Politecnica delle Marche

Income Distribution and Growth: An Empirical Assessment Using Inequality Decomposition


Roberto ZOTTI, Università degli Studi di Salerno

Selective Admission Tests and Students' Oerformances. Evidence from a Natural Experiment in a Large Italian University


Short-presentation session

Hany ABDEL-LATIF, Swansea University

Financial Shocks Transmission to Unemployment in Developing Countries: A GVAR analysis

Sanne BLAUW, Tinbergen Institute

The Impact of Mobile Telephone Use on Economic Development of Households in Uganda


Alina SANDOR, Università degli Studi di Torino

Understanding the Impact of Remittances on Consumption Smoothing. The Case of Tanzania


Sofia TROMMLEROVA, Graduate Institute Geneva

When Children Have Children: The Effects of Child Marriages on Early Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh