GRADUATE CENTER-CUNY

DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS COLLOQUIUM

Friday, March 20, 2015

2.30 pm – 5.30 pm

Room 9205, CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Ave)

Open to the public

 

2.30 pm:

Prabal De, City College

“Causal Effects of Schooling on Health Belief”

 

2.50 pm:

George Vachadze, College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center

“Credit Market Imperfections, Self-fulfilling Expectations, and Dynamics of Income Inequality”

 

3.10 pm:

Suleyman Taspinar, Queens College

“The Growth Impact of Foreign Direct Investment in a Technologically Interdependent World

 

3.30 pm:         Coffee break

 

3.40 pm:

Stephen O’Connell, Graduate Center

“Political Inclusivity and the Aspirations of Young Constituents: Identifying the Effects of a National Empowerment Policy”

 

4.00 pm:

Onur Altindag, Graduate Center

“Son Preference in Fertility, Family Size and Parents’ Labor Supply: A Cautionary Tale of Compliers

 

4.20 pm:

Karna Basu, Hunter College and the Graduate Center

“Compound Interest Mistakes”

 

4.40 pm:         Reception

 

Organizers:     Karna Basu & Jonathan Conning

Colloquium Flier