EGAP 13: UCLA, February 2015

FRIDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS Introduction of project is 10 minutes followed by 50 minutes of Q & A and discussion.

9:00 — 10:00: Don Green (Columbia University): GATED: The Impact of a Radio Campaign against Vote-Buying: Evidence from a Field Experiment Conducted during the 2014 Indian General
Election

10:00 — 11:00: Kim Dionne (Smith College): GATED: American Attitudes toward Immigration in the Wake of Ebola

11:00-11:30: BREAK

11:30 — 12:30: Kosuke Imai (Princeton University): Causal Interaction (Paper: “Causal Interaction in High Dimension” and Presentation Slides)

12:30 — 1:45: LUNCH (Malibu Room)

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS & ROUNDTABLES Roundtables have multiple participants each speaking for 10 minutes followed by discussion.

1:45 — 2:45: Ryan Enos (Harvard University): GATED: Stimulating and Measuring Civic Engagement through the Introduction of Unclaimed Property in Public Spaces

2:45 — 3:45: WWYD? SOPs for unusual circumstance in the field, facilitated by Don Green

3:45 —4:15: BREAK

4:15 — 5:00: Metaketa Roundtable (in other words, let’s talk about re-granting), facilitated by EGAP leadership

5:00 — 6:00: Mingling in the foyer among UCLA Ph.D. student posters

7:00: Bus departs UCLA Guest House for dinner at Caulfield’s at SIXTY Beverly Hills, 9360 Wilshire Boulevard

7:30 — 9:30: Dinner (Bus back to UCLA Guest House at conclusion of dinner)

SATURDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS Introduction of project is 10 minutes followed by 50 minutes of Q & A and discussion.

9:00 — 10:00: Ariel Ben Yishay (AidData): Decentralization, Elite Capture and Private Contributions: Experimental Evidence from the Solomon Islands

10:00 — 11:00: Rebecca Wolfe (MercyCorps): GATED: Assessing the Links between Economic Interventions and Stability: An impact evaluation of vocational and skills training in Kandahar, Afghanistan

11:00-11:30: BREAK

11:30 — 12:30: Rick Wilson (Rice University): Evidence for Out-Group Altruism in the Aftermath of Violence (GATED Portion)

12:30 — 1:45: LUNCH & TALK (Hermosa Room) Comments by Kelly Bidwell (White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team)

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP

1:45 — 2:45: Miriam Golden (UCLA): Electoral Fraud and Biometric Identification Machine Failure in a Competitive Democracy

2:45: Meeting Conclusion

3:00 — 4:00: EGAP Executive Council Meeting (for EC Members)

4:30: Bus departs UCLA Guest House for The Getty Museum, 1200 Getty Center Drive. Self-guided tour of museum, gardens, and shops

5:00: Self-guided tour of museum, gardens, and shops

7:30 — 9:30: Dinner at The Getty Center Restaurant (Bus back to UCLA Guest House at conclusion of dinner)

Participants:

Ariel BenYishay
Kelly Bidwell
Graeme Blair
Jennifer Bussell
Liz Carlson
Fotini Christia
Emilio Depetris- Chauvin
Eric Dickson
Kim Dionne
Ryan Enos
Miriam  Golden
Don Green
Guy Grossman
Jonas Heirman
Berta Heybey
Macartan Humphreys
Susan Hyde
Kosuke Imai
Abigail Long
Jason Lyall
Faith McCollister
Craig McIntosh
Kristin Michelitch
Dan Posner
Dan Rubenson
Rakesh Sharma
Eric Shein
Victoria Shineman
Linda Stern
Lynn Vavreck
Rick Wilson
Rebecca Wolfe