ERG Annual Winter Conference 2018

8th Winter Conference on Economic Research

Organized by Economic Research Group (ERG) in association with AEDSB
Date: December 22, 2018 (Saturday)
Venue: ERG Conference Room
 House # 304, Road # 19 B, New DOHS, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1206


09:30-09:50      Registration & Morning Tea

09:50-10:00      Introduction & Logistics

Session 1:

10:00-10:30      ATM Hasibul Islam (East West University) An Assessment of Mobile Money in Bangladesh and the Impact of Mobile Money on Poverty  Download

10:30-11:00      Mohammed Mehrab Bin Bakhtiar (University of Maryland) Do Cash Transfers Improve Women’s Agency? Evidence from Lab and Field Experiments Download

11:00-11:30      Tea Break & Networking

Session 2:

11:30-12:00      Nirman Saha (Arizona State University) The Value of a Statistical Life: Evidence from Medical Expenditure Download

12:00-12:30      Naima Farah (Texas A&M University) Defensive Investment in Municipal Water Hardness Reduction Download

12:30-13:00      Abu Shonchoy (Florida International University) Illusion of Gender Parity in Education: Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Bangladesh Download

13:00-14:30      Lunch & Catching up

Session 3:

14:30-15:00      Atonu Rabbani (University of Dhaka) Norms, Attitudes and Behaviors among Young Men in an Urban Slum: Observational Outcomes and Results from an Experiment  Download

15:00-15:30      Minhaj Mahmud (BIDS) Employer and Employee Preferences for Worker Benefits: Evidence from a Matched Survey on the Bangladesh Informal Sector

15:30-16:00     Last Words & Feedbacks

16:00                Afternoon Snacks & More Adda