This workshop focused on how improved data or economic measurement can help shed a light on the process of structural transformation and its link to economic growth. There is a particular interest in understanding the challenges for low-income countries. If you missed the workshop you can view the recording here.
14:00 Welcoming remarks - Robert Inklaar (University of Groningen) and Akos Valentinyi (University of Manchester & CEPR)
14:05 Demand for Quality, Variable Markups and Misallocation: Evidence from India - Apoorv Gupta (Dartmouth)
14:45 Misallocation and State Ownership: Evidence from the Russian Sanctions - Dzhamilya Nigmatulina (LSE)
15:40 Free Power, Irrigation and Groundwater Depletion: Impact of the Farm Electricity Policy of Punjab, India - Disha Gupta (Delhi School of Economics)
16:20 The Plant-Level View of an Industrial Policy: The Korean Heavy Industry Drive of 1973 - Minho Kim (Korea Development Institute), Munseob Lee (University of California San Diego) and Yongseok Shin (Washington University of St Louis). Presentation Slides
17:15 Welfare and Output with Income Effects and Taste Shocks - Ariel Burstein (UCLA) and David Rezza Baqaee (UCLA & CEPR).
17:55 Closing remarks
18:00 Workshop ends
If you missed the workshop you can view the recording here.