ERG Annual Winter Conference 2019

Annual Winter Conference in Economics Research
Economic Research Group (ERG) in association with AEDSB
Date: December 21, 2019
Venue: BURO Bangladesh, Gulshan, Dhaka

Economic Research Group (ERG) in association with AEDSB organized a day long Conference in Economics Research on Saturday, December 21, 2019.


09:30-10:00      Registration

Session 1:

10:00-10:30      C. Rashaad Shabab – Income Smoothing among Thai Households Download

10:30-11:00      Farzana Misha – Building resilience in the chars of Bangladesh: An impact assessment Download

11:00-11:30      Adnan M. S. Fakir (with Tushar Bharati) Health care utilization amidst peaceful protests & political strikes Download

11:30-11:45      Break

Session 2:

11:45-12:15      Mohammad Riad Uddin (with Salim Rashid, and Syed Basher) – Measuring District Level Economic Activity from Out Space: A Study from Bangladesh and Jobaida Behtarin (with Salim Rashid, and Syed Basher) – Identifying the Urban Areas of Bangladesh Using Nightlights  Download    Download 

12:15-12:45      Debasish Kumar Das – Does prepaid metering make a difference in electricity consumption? Evidence from Bangladesh Download

12:45-13:15      Ananta Neelim (with Pushkar Maitra, and Chau Tran) – Negotiating Down the Gender Gap: Experimental Evidence from Vietnam

13:15-14:30      Lunch

Session 3:

14:30-15:00      Nazneen Ahmad (with John Nana Francoisy, Andrew Keinsley, and Akwasi Nti-Addae) – Remittances and Domestic Output in the Long Run Download

15:00-15:30      Mostak Ahamed (with Shirley Ho, Sushanta Mallick, and Roman Matousek) – Inclusive Banking, Financial Regulation and Bank Performance: Cross-Country Evidence   Download

15:30-16:00      Pushkar Maitra (with Dilip Mookherjee, Sandip Mitra, and Sujata Visaria) – Decentralized Targeting of Agricultural Credit Programs: Private versus Political Intermediaries   Download

16:00-17:00     After Thoughts


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