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EGAP 14: Berlin, May 2015

EGAP 14 at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center | 22-23 May 2015


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09:10 -10:00 Pieter Serneels (UEA): School and Teacher Performance in Uganda
10:00 -10:50 Martín Valdivia (GRADE): Encouraging Female Participation in Elections in Paraguay
10:50 – 11:10 Break
11:10 – 12:45 Design Workshop I: States and Service Delivery
  Fernando Rosenblatt (Universidad Diego Portales) & Rafael Piñiero (Universidad Católica del Uruguay): Housing Programs and State Legitimacy, Evidence from Uruguay.
  Maarten Voors (Wageningen): Natural Resource Governance in Sierra Leone
12:45 –14: 00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Vincent Pons (CREST & HBS): Voter Registration Costs and Disenfranchisement: Experimental Evidence from France
15:00 – 16:00 Justine Burns (University of Cape Town): Youth Leadership: Results from 4 Pilot Projects in Using Behavioural Economics to Inform Public Policy in South Africa.
16:00 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 17:45 Design Workshop II: States and Service Delivery Design Workshop III: Contentious Politics
  Alyoscia D’Onofrio (IRC) and Peter van der Windt (NYU-AD): Bottom Up and Top Down Strategies for Community Driven Reconstruction: The Tuungane II+ Congo program. Laura Paler (University of Pittsburgh): Can Public Support for Sectarian Politics be Reduced? Experimental Evidence from Lebanon
  Macartan Humphreys (Columbia University): State-led Efforts to Reduce Violence Against Women: a Strategy for Assessing Impact from Slum Interventions in Madhya Pradesh. Chad Vickery (IFES): The Effectiveness of Electoral Dispute Resolution Strategies.
19:00 Dinner at
SATURDAY Learning about learning
09:00 – 09:50 Cyrus Samii (NYU): LectureFrom Local To Global: External Validity In A Fertility Natural Experiment”
9:50 – 10:40 Annette Brown (3ie): Discussion on Politics and Practice of Research Replication
10:40 – 11:00 Break
11:00- 12:30 Policy Sessions – Roundtable on strategies for learning from research in governance and politics. With DfID, USAID, GIZ, and NORAD.
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:20 Betsy Levy Paluck (Princeton): Media Campaigns to Combat Corruption: Evidence from Nigeria.
19:00 Dinner at