Theme 0 Workshop 2022

STEG Theme Workshop Series 2022

at 14:00 BST, London

Each of the six STEG Themes will host online workshops in September 2022. These workshops will play a role in helping to share knowledge of the current research frontier and in identifying open research questions.

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.

The recording of the workshop is available here. Timestamps for each presentation can be found in the description of the video.


14:00     Welcoming remarks  -  Robert Inklaar (University of Groningen) and Akos Valentinyi (University of Manchester & CEPR)

14:05     Remotely-sensed market activity as a short-run economic indicator in rural areas of developing countriesTilmann Von Carnap (Stockholm University) Paper & Slides

14:45     Technology Adoption and Late Industrialization  - Jaedo Choi (Federal Reserve Board) and Younghun Shim (University of Chicago) Paper & Slides

15:25     Break

15:40     Unequal Global Convergence  - Shoumitro Chatterjee (Johns Hopkins University, Elisa Giannone (Pennsylvania State University) and Kan Kuno (Pennsylvania State University)

16:20     E-Commerce Majors, the Indian Retail and Manufacturing Industry - Nibha Bharti (ICRIER), Sugandha Huria (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade), Ashley Jose (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) and Kanika Pathania (Dehli School of Economics) Slides

17:00     Break

17:15     Literate Farmers of Africa: Social Mobility Across Generations  - Nicolas Syrichas (Goethe University)

17:55     Closing remarks

18:00     Workshop ends

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