This workshop aimed at bringing together leading economists in macro and micro development to discuss the linkages between home production, market work, and structural transformation in the development process.
14:00 Welcoming remarks - Taryn Dinkelman (Notre Dame & CEPR) & Rachel Ngai (LSE & CEPR)
15:05 Skill Bias, Financial Frictions, and Selection into Entrepreneurship - Jie Ren (National University of Singapore) & Feng Ying (National University of Singapore) Presentation Slides
16:05 The impact of firm downsizing on Workers: Evidence from Ethiopia’s Ready-Made Garment Industry - Eyoual Demeke (World Bank), Morgan Hardy (New York University Abu Dhabi), Gisella Kagy (Vassar College), Christian Meyer (University of Oxford) & Marc Witte (IZA)
17:05 Gender, Work and Structural Transformation - Cheryl Doss (University of Oxford), Doug Gollin (University of Oxford & CEPR), Charles Gottlieb (University of St. Gallen) & Marcus Poschke (McGill University)
17:55 Closing Remarks
18:00 Workshop Close