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Session 9: Development Economics

August 31 - September 1
Organized by: 
  • Prashant Bharadwaj (University of California, San Diego)
  • Arun Chandrasekhar, Pascaline Dupas and Melanie Morten (Stanford University)
  • Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern University)

The purpose of this session is to bring together researchers working on both theoretical and empirical analyses of economic development. The theme for this year is “labor markets in developing countries”. Questions regarding barriers to labor market integration, discrimination in the labor market, dual labor markets and labor rationing are being given a fresh look with new data and methods and it seems time to take stock.