Fall 2019 Schedule

Applied Economics Workshop

Subnational Favoritism in Development Grant Allocations - Empirical Evidence from a Decentralized Country

We investigate local favoritism in the allocation of subnational public funding. Using a unique panel data set of 410 Indonesian districts for the period 2004-2013, we exploit the discretionary nature of a government grant and Indonesia’s large number of asynchronous local direct elections to...[more]

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

Risk Attitudes and Returns in Rural Economies: Evidence from Thailand and Vietnam

Risk attitudes play an important role in the transformation process of traditional farm households to business entities in rural areas of emerging market economies. In addition, these household live in risky environments and are exposed to a myriad of adverse events. Recent empirical studies...[more]

Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)

For additional information contact:
Sheldon (Xiaodong) Du
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(608) 262-0699