Theme 2 workshop 2021

STEG Theme workshop series 2021

at 14:00 BST, London

After the success of last year, each of the six STEG Themes will host online workshops in September 2021. These workshops will play a role in helping to share knowledge of the current research frontier and in identifying open research questions.

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)   

14:05         Gender gaps in time use and entrepreneurshipPedro Bento (Texas A&M University), Lin Shao (Bank of Canada) & Faisal Sohail (University of Melbourne) Presentation Slides

14:55         Break

15:05         Skill Bias, Financial Frictions, and Selection into EntrepreneurshipJie Ren (National University of Singapore) & Feng Ying (National University of Singapore) Presentation Slides

15:55         Break

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)

16:55         Break

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 

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