Development Workshop


FAIR Development Workshop


FAIR runs an annual half-day workshop on topics in development economics. This spring, we are very fortunate to have Oriana Bandiera with us as a keynote speaker. In addition, we will have several presentations by internal speakers including Ingvild AlmåsOriana Bandiera, Catalina Franco, Charlotte RingdalVincent Somville, Paul Hofman, Jon Einar Flåtnes, Kjetil Bjorvatn, and Orazio Attanasio.

This workshop will be organized on zoom and is open to external as well as internal participants.


Date and time (GMT + 2): March 22, 15.00-19.00

Join us on Zoom

Meeting ID: 689 5743 2340
Passcode: 088143


15:00 Welcome by Ingvild Almås
15:00 - 15:45

Keynote by Oriana Bandiera

“The Misallocation of Women’s Talent across Countries: Evidence from Personnel Data”

15.45 - 16:00


16:00 - 17:00

Catalina Franco

“Gender Differences in College Choices and Exam Performance: Evidence from Colombia”

Charlotte Ringdal

"Women's use of family planning services: and experiment on the husband's involvement" 

Vincent Somville:

"On the Doorstep of Adulthood: Economic Empowerment and Fertility Choices of Young Women in Tanzania"


17:00 - 17:15 Break 
17:15 - 18:15

Paul Hofman

"How Social Network-Targeted Interventions Perpetuate Inequality: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the Congo"

Jon Einar Flåtnes

"Group lending without Joint Liability: The Role of Cognitive Social Capital in Microfinance"

Kjetil Bjorvatn

"Cash against Covid: Experimental evidence from Uganda"

18:15 - 18:30 Break 
18:30 - 19:00

Orazio Attanasio

"Subjective Parental Beliefs. Their Measurement and Role"