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Inequality and Development

Workshop at the University of Oslo

Preliminary Program

Thursday, June 19

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14.15 - 15.15 Kalle Moene (Alexander Cappelen, Erik Sørensen and Bertil Tungodden): Rich Meets Poor

15.30 - 16.30 Dilip Mookherjee (and Debraj Ray): A Dynamic Incentive Based Argument for Conditional Transfers

16.45 - 17.45 Jean-Marie Baland and Rohini Somanathan: Social Sanctions and Enforcement in Microcredit

18.00 - 19.00 Fredrik Willumsen (Jo Thori Lind and Kalle Moene): Opium for the masses? How conflicts stimulate poppy cultivation in Afghanistan

20:00 Dinner

Friday, June 20

09.00 - 10.00 Pranab Bardhan (and Dilip Mookherjee ): Aspects of Local Governance in Rural West Bengal

10.15 - 11.15 Maitreesh Ghatak (and Tim Besley) A Theory of Social Enterprise

11.30 - 12.30 Rohini Pande (and Abhijit Banerjee): Parochial Politics: Ethnic Preferences and Politician Corruption

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.00 Pramila Krishnan (and Emanuela Sciubba): Links and architecture in village networks

15.15 - 16.15 Rocco Macchiavello (and Mikhail Drugov): Self-Discovery, Lending and Microentrepreneurship

16.30 – 17.30 Jo Thori Lind (and Kalle Moene): Miserly Development

17.45 - 18.45 Jean-Philippe Platteau (and Petros G. Sekeris): On the Feasibility of Power and Status in Traditional Set-ups

20.00 Dinner