September 01, 2015
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Posted by NCID

Alex Armand, a researcher at the NCID, presented his publication titled Indentifying the effect of targeted money transferes on women’s empowerment at this year’s meeting of the European Economic Association (EEA), which took placed at the University of Mannheim (Germany) during the last week of August.

The economist shared his research as part of a session dedicated specifically to “Public Policies and Female Labor Supply”. This project investigated the effects of Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) on women’s empowerment in the context of a national CCT program in Macedonia.

Rachel Griffith, president of the EEA, Professor at University of Manchester (UK) and researcher at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) lead one of the plenary sessions together with Giancarlo Corsettis of Cambridge University and Ilya Segal of Stanford University. Jean Tirole, winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics participated in a round table discussion on “Market Failures and Public Policy”, along with economists Jean-Charles Rochet (University of Zurich, Swiss Financial Institute) and Sir John Vickers (Oxford University).