Economics serving society

Workshop [11-12 oct] The long term effects of micro- and macroeconomic shocks on households in developing countries


Thursday 11 October 2012: 1.45pm-6pm, Friday 12 October 2012: 9am-12.45am
Paris School of Economics,
Campus Jourdan,
48 boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France


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> Anne-Célia Disdier (PSE) anne-celia.disdier
> Jérémie Gignoux (PSE) jeremie.gignoux
> Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann (PSE) akiko.suwa

  • If you wish to attend, please send a mail to Béatrice Havet (havet before October 05. Please specify if you would like to attend the lunch on October 12 (subject to limitation).


Thursday, October 11

  • 1.45-2.00: Welcome
  • 2.00-3.00 : Claudia Sanhueza (Universidad Diego Portales) “Long-term economic consequences of the 1960 Chile earthquake”
    Discussant: Sandrine Mesplé-Somps (IRD, DIAL)
  • 3.00-4.15: Elizabeth Frankenberg (Duke University) and Jed Friedman (World Bank) “The Impact of a Natural Disaster on Child Health”
    Discussant: Rachid Laajaj (PSE)
  • Coffee Break
  • 4.30-5.30: Lisa Cameron (Monash University) “Risk-Taking in the Wake of Natural Disasters”
    Discussant: Flore Gubert (IRD, DIAL)
  • 5.30-6.00: Alejandro Del Valle Suarez (PSE) “Is Formal Employment Discouraged by the Provision of Free Health Services to the Uninsured? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Mexico”
    Discussant: Gilles Spielvogel (Université Paris 1, DIAL)

Friday, October 12

  • 9.00-10.00: Marta Menendez (Université Paris Dauphine) “The Long-Run Impacts of Earthquakes on Welfare, Evidence from Indonesia”
    Discussant: Jed Friedman (World Bank)
  • 10.00-11.00: Jishnu Das (World Bank) “Protective Mothers: Child Learning Losses and Maternal Education after a Large Natural Disaster”
    Discussant: Jérémie Gignoux (PSE)
  • Coffee Break
  • 11.15-12.15: Sonia Bhalotra (University of Bristol) “Clean Water, Cognitive Development and Academic Achievement: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Mexico.”
    Discussant: Philippe de Vreyer (Université Paris Dauphine)
  • 12.15-12.45: Nathalie Guilbert (Université Paris Dauphine) “The 1987-89 Locust plague in Mali: Evidences of the heterogeneous impact of income shocks on education outcomes”
    Discussant: Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann (PSE)