European Development Network Conference

The European Development Network Conference 2015 takes place in Oslo, 3-4 December 2015.

Wednesday 2 December

14:15     Public event on International Poverty Measures,

              Gamle festsal, Urbygningen, UiO, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo city centre

18:30     End of event

19:00     Dinner at Kunstnernes hus, Wergelandsveien 17

Thursday 3 December

Venue:   Professorboligen, UiO

08.45     Registration

09.00     Introduction by François Bourguignon


09.10     Jean-Marie Baland, University of Namur: 

              Firewood Collections, Forest Conditions, and Economic Growth: Evidence from

              Rural Nepal in 2003-2010 

10.00     Amrita Dhillon, King’s College London: 

              The Natural Resource Curse Revisited: Theory and Evidence from India 

10.50     Coffee Break

11:30     Selim Gulesci, Bocconi University:

              The Price of Gold: Dowry and Death in India

12.20     Rachid Laajaj, Paris School of Economics:

              The Validity and Reliability of Skills Measurement in Rural Household Surveys

13.10     Lunch (and Executive Committee Meeting)


14.40     Stephan Klasen, University of Göttingen:

              The Impact of School Fees on Schooling Outcomes and the Intergenerational

              Transmission of Education

15.30     Martina Viarengo, The Graduate Institute - Geneva:

              Nation-Building Through Compulsory Schooling During the Age of Mass


16.20     Coffee Break

16.40     Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, Paris School of Economics:

              Big Hits in Exports and Successful Firms

17.30     EUDN General Assembly (restricted to full members)

19:00     End of Academic Programme, Day 1

20.00     Dinner at Elias mat og sånt, Kristian Augusts gate 14

Friday 4 December

Venue:   Professorboligen, UiO


08.45     Marie Boltz, University of Namur:

              Hiding Income and Informal Redistribution: A Lab-in-the-field experiment in


09.35     Lore Vandewalle, The Graduate Institute – Geneva:

              Increasing Trust in the Bank to Enhance Savings: Experimental Evidence

              from India

10.25    Janneke Pieters, Wageningen University:

             The Gendered Labor Market Impacts of Trade Liberalization: Evidence from


11.15     Coffee Break

11.40     Gani Aldashev, Université libre de Bruxelles:

              When Warm Glow Burns: Motivational (Mis)allocation in the Non-Profït Sector

12.30     Jacobus De Hoop, Unicef:

              Can a Partial Schooling Subsidy Increase Child Labor? Experimental Evidence

              from the Philippines and Mexico

13.30     Lunch

14:30     End of Academic Programme, day 2

14.30     Optional Visit to the National Gallery

15:30     End of Optional Visit


The event is hosted by ESOP in cooperation with EUDN.

The event is funded by GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development


The Department for Economic Relations and Development on behalf of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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