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2022 Conference on Behavioral Economics and Development

Event Details:

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - Friday, January 28, 2022
8:00am - 2:00pm PST


United States

The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) and the Stanford King Center on Global Development are pleased to announce the fourth Conference on Behavioral Economics and Development from January 27-28, 2022. The scientific organizers of the conference are Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford University), Erica Field (Duke University), Manisha Shah (UCLA), and Alessandra Voena (Stanford University).

Due to the temporary ban on in-person events, the conference will take online over two days. The conference is open to participation from BREAD Fellows, BREAD Affiliates, and Faculty. Interested researchers and students may register to watch the conference live.

Agenda is subject to change. If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Murray.


Thursday, January 27, 2022

Friday, January 28, 2022

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    Welcome Address

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    Coupling Labor Supply Decisions: An Experiment in India

    Matt Lowe (University of British Columbia), Madeline McKelway (Dartmouth College)

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    The Good Wife? Reputation Dynamics and Financial Decision-Making Inside the Household

    Nina Buchmann (Stanford University), Pascaline Dupas (Stanford), Roberta Ziparo (Aix-Marseille School of Economics)

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    The Evolution of Networks and Homophily

    Keynote Leeat Yariv (Princeton University). Coauthors Matthew O. Jackson, Stephen M. Nei, and Erik Snowberg

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    Harm and Harmony

    Siwan Anderson (Vancouver School of Economics), Chris Bidner (Simon Fraser University)

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    Lunch Break

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    Mental Health Therapy as a Core Strategy for Increasing Human Capital: Evidence from Ghana

    Nathan Barker (Yale University), Gharad Bryan (London School of Economics), Dean Karlan (Northwestern University), Angela Ofori-Atta (University of Ghana Medical School), Chris Udry (Northwestern University)

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    The Long-Run Effects of Psychotherapy on Depression, Beliefs, and Preferences

    Bhargav Bhat (Sangath), Jon de Quidt (IIES, Stockholm University), Johannes Haushofer (Stockholm University), Vikram Patel (Harvard University and Sangath), Gautam Rao (Harvard University), Frank Schilbach (MIT), Pierre-Luc Vautrey (MIT)

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