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Department of Economics

GPED Forum


The coordinator of the GPED forum for 2013-14 is Kamal Saggi.

All seminars will take place Thursdays in Furman Hall, room 114 from 4:00-5:20 pm (unless otherwise noted).

Fall 2013

September 26, 2013
Minhaj Mahmud, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies
"Religion, Minority Status and Trust: Evidence from a Field Experiment"

Friday, October 25, 2013
Bernard Hoekman, European University Institute
"Who Profits From Trade Facilitation Initiatives?"

November 7, 2013
Pravin Krishna, Johns Hopkins University
"Trade and Inequality in India"

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Isaac Mbiti, Southern Methodist University
"Vocational Education in Kenya: Evidence from A Randomized Evaluation Among Youth"

Spring 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Ujjayant Chakravorty, Tufts University
"Food for Fuel: The Effect of U.S. Energy Policy on Indian Poverty"

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Sanjaya Panth, International Monetary Fund
"Global Economic Governance and the IMF"

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Lee Branstetter, Carnegie-Mellon University
"American International Economic Policy: Where Is It Coming From? Where Is It Going?"

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Bhaven N. Sampat, Columbia University
320 Calhoun Hall
"TRIPS Implementation and Secondary Pharmaceutical Patents in Developing Countries"

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Hugo Ñopo, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
320 Calhoun Hall
"Teachers' Salaries in Latin America: How Much Are They (Under or Over) Paid?"

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Michele Ruta, International Monetary Fund
325 Furman Hall
"Capital Flow Deflection"

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
320 Calhoun Hall
"Unauthorized Immigration and Electoral Outcomes"





Contact Information:

Phone: (615) 322 2486

Fax: (615) 343 2391

Write to:
The Graduate Program in Economic Development
PMB 351828
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN