EGAP 5: World Bank, May 2011

Friday, May 27

9:00 – 9:30 Breakfast

9:30-11:00 Session 1: World Bank Policy Session

Panel discussion to explore research collaboration with World Bank operations

Discussants: Shanta Devarajan, Chief Economist, Africa Region

Ritva Reinikka, Sector Director, Africa Region

Anand Rajaram, Sector Manager, Africa Region

Ariel Fiszbein, Chief Economist, Human Development Network

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15 Session 2: Thad Dunning, Yale University (with Jennifer Bussell (UT-Austin)

Research Design: Citizens, Services, and Corruption in India.”

12:15- 2:00 Lunch at Heritage India, Dupont Circle, 1337 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC

2:00 – 3:00 Session 3: Catherine Eckel, University of Texas, Dallas (with Angela de Oliveira and Rachel Croson)

“Are Preferences Stable Across Domains? An Experimental Investigation of Social Preferences in the Field”

3:00 -3:15 Coffee Break

3:15 -4:15 Session 4: Peter John, University of Manchester (with Helen Margetts, Tobias Escher, Stephane Reissfelder, and Scott Hale)

Leadership and Collective Action: Heterogeneous Social Influence Effects”

6:30 – 9:00 Reception/Dinner: Twins Jazz, 1344 U Street, Washington, DC

Saturday, May 28

9:00 – 9:30 Breakfast

9:30 – 10:30 Session 5: Craig McIntosh, University of Califoria, San Diego (with Sarah Baird, Berk Ozler, and Jedrzej Zieleniak)

“Investing at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Experimental Evidence on Business Activity and Group Cohesion from Tanzania”

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45 Session 6: Eric Dickson, New York University

11:45 – 2:00 Lunch at Zaytinya,701, 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

2:00 – 3:00 Session 7: David Nickerson, University of Notre Dame

“Using Survey Experiments to Understand Vote Buying”

3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break

3:15 – 5:00 Business Meeting

Participants:

Klaus Abbink

Sheree Bennett

Shanta Devarajan

Eric Dickson

Thad Dunning

Catherine Eckel

Ariel Fiszbein

Macartan Humphreys

Susan Hyde

Nahomi Ichino

Peter John

Stuti Khemani

Jeff Lilley

Ghazala Mansuri

Craig McIntosh

Devra Moehler

David Nickerson

Vijayendra Rao

Anand Rajaram

Ritva Reinikka

Daniel Rubenson

Brian Scholl

Linda Stern

Rick Wilson