EGAP 4: NYU, October 2010

Friday, October 8.
Venue: Casa Italiana (24 West 12th Street, between 5th Ave and 6th Ave)

9:15am-9:45am
Breakfast, Catered at Casa Italiana

9:45am-10:30am
Welcome and Current Research from Members

10:30am-11:30am
Macartan Humphreys (with Jiehua Chen and Vijay Modi)
“Technology Diffusion and Social Networks: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda”

11:30am-11:45am
Coffee Break

11:45am-12:45pm
Pedro Vicente (with Jenny C. Aker and Paul Collier)
Is Information Power? Using Cell Phones during an Election in Mozambique

12:45pm-2:15pm
Lunch, Catered at Casa Italiana

2:15pm-3:15pm
Kosuke Imai (with Graeme Blair)
Statistical Analysis of List Experiments

3:15pm-3:30pm
Coffee Break

3:30pm-4:30pm
Brian Scholl
“Experiences in Democracy and Governance Field Experiments at USAID”

4:30pm
Social Event: Walk along the High Line

7:00pm
Dinner, Public Restaurant (210 Elizabeth Street, between Prince and Spring)

Saturday, October 9.
Venue: 19 West 4th Street, Room 102 (near the corner with Mercer)

9:30am-10:00am
Breakfast, Catered at 19 West 4th Street

10:00am-11:00am
Simon Chauchard
Can the Experience of Political Power by a Member of a Stigmatized Group Change the Nature of Day-to-day Interpersonal Relations? Evidence from Rural India

11:00am-11:15am
Coffee Break

11:15am-12:15pm
Sophia Sahaf and Anu Rangarajan (with Matt Sloan and Ira Nichols-Barrer)
Rwanda Threshold Program Evaluation: Strengthening Civic Participation, RNP Inspectorate Services, and Media

12:30pm-2:00pm
Lunch, Apple Restaurant (17 Waverly Place, between Mercer and Greene)

2:15pm-3:15pm
Catherine Kell and Rakesh Rajani
Challenges of Designing Evaluative Research in an ‘Open Architecture’ Development Initiative: Twaweza East Africa

3:15pm-3:30pm
Coffee Break

3:30pm-4:45pm
Business Meeting

6:30pm (arrive by 6:15pm if possible)
Dinner, Otto Enoteca Pizzeria, 1 Fifth Avenue (entrance around the corner on E 8th Street)

Participants:

 

Kevin Arceneaux
Graeme Blair (guest)

Jake Bowers
Simon Chauchard (guest)

Fotini Christia

Eric Coleman

Ana De La O
Eric Dickson
Macartan Humphreys
Susan Hyde
Kosuke Imai
Catherine Kell (guest)
Stuti Khemani
Elizabeth Levy Paluck
Devra Moehler
Rakesh Rajani (guest)
Anu Rangarajan
Daniel Rubenson
Sophia Sahaf
Brian Scholl
Linda Stern
Lynn Vavreck
Pedro Vicente