Research Workshop
Date
08.05.2017
Location
Fundación Ramón Areces, Madrid
6th Research Workshop

The Navarra Center for International Development, with the support of Fundación Ramón Areces, will organize its 6th annual Research Workshop in Madrid, the 8th of May.

We are pleased to annouce the full program of this workshop:

Monday, May 8th

09.30     Registration and coffee

09.45     Introduction. LUIS RAVINA (NCID Director)

10.00     Profits and Mission: Performance Incentives in a Multi-goal Development Organization. XAVIER GINE (Development Research Group - The World Bank)

10.45     Redistributive promises, transfers to special interests, and the political economy of reform with limited state capacity.  SANJAY JAIN (University of Oxford)

11.30     Coffee Break

12.00     Oil Spills and Infant Health in Nigeria. ROLAND HODLER (University of St. Gallen)

12.45     The Skills to Pay the Bills: Returns to On-the-job Soft Skills Training. ACHYUTA ADHVARYU (University of Michigan)

13.30     Lunch Break

15.00     Nutrition and Nutritional Status of Indians over Two Decades. ALESSANDRO TAROZZI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

15.45     Fading Choice: Transport Costs and Variety in Consumer Goods. PRAMILA KRISHNAN (University of Oxford)

16.30     Coffee Break

17.00     Exposing Corruption: does electoral competition discipline incumbents? AMRITA DHILLON (King’s College London)

17.45     Do Criminally Accused Politicians Affect Economic Outcomes? Evidence from India. NISHITH PRAKASH (University of Connecticut)

18.30     Break

19.30     Biased Civil Servants (KEYNOTE PRESENTATION) STEFAN DERCON (Blavatnik School of Government at University of Oxford and DFID)

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