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WORKSHOP PROGRAM

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Friday October 24th

17:30 - 20:00CDAS Reception & Opening remarks:
Sonia Laszlo (Co-Organizer, McGill University)
Phil Oxhorn (Director of the Centre for Developing Area Studies)


Saturday October 25th

8:00 - 8:30Breakfast & Coffee
Opening Remarks: Jim Engle-Warnick (Co-Organizer and VP CIRANO)
William Watson (Chair of the Department of Economics, McGill University)
Institutions and Development
8:30 – 9:20Xavier Giné, The World Bank
"Female Voting Turnout in Pakistan: Evidence from a Randomized Information Campaign"
9:20 – 9:30Break
9:30 – 10:20Pedro Dal Bó, Brown University
“Institutions and Behavior: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of
Democracy”
10:20 – 10:30Break
Risk and Uncertainty
10:30 – 11:20Jeff Carpenter, Middlebury College
Risk Attitudes and Well-Being in Latin America
11:20 – 11:30Break
11:30 – 12:20Jim Engle-Warnick, McGill University
“Ambiguity Aversion and Portfolio Choice in Small Scale Peruvian
Farming”
12:20 – 14:30    Lunch at CIRANO
Commitment, Vulnerability and Trust
14:30 – 15:20Dean Karlan, Yale University
“Put your Money where your Butt is: A commitment Savings Account for
Smoking Cessation”
15:20 – 15:30Break
15:30 – 16:20Iris Bohnet, Harvard University
“Vulnerability and Trust: Experimental Evidence from Jordan”


Sunday October 26th

8:30 - 9:00Breakfast & Coffee
Corruption and Development
9:00 – 9:50Ragan Petrie, Georgia State University
“Lost in the Mail: A Field Experiment on Corruption”
9:50 – 10:00Break
10:00 – 10:50Olivier Armantier, Federal Reserve Bank
Corruption in the Lab and in the Field



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