Economic Growth and Development Conference
September 13-14, 2013
Seigle Hall 304 and L006, Washington University in St. Louis
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis hosted a conference on economic growth and development on September 13-14, 2013. The organizers were B. Ravikumar and Yongseok Shin. This is the seventh edition of a conference series that started in 2004 at Iowa and continued on at ASU (2006), Pitt (2007), NYU-Stern (2009), UCSB (2010), and Toronto (2012).
Friday, September 13 (Seigle 304)
Lunch (Seigle 305)
"Refugees and Early Childhood Human Capital"
Todd Schoellman (Arizona State University)
"Financial Frictions, Occupational Choice and Economic Inequality"
Andres Erosa (UC3M, Spain)
(with Lian Allub)
"What Ever Happened to the Puerto Rican Sugar Manufacturing Industry?"
James A. Schmitz, Jr. (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
(with Benjamin Bridgman, Michael Maio, and Arilton Teixeira)
Shuttle Departing from the Knight Center
Reception and Dinner (The Cheshire Hotel)
Saturday, September 14 (Seigle L006)
"Fertility Change and Household Savings in China: Evidence from a General Equilibrium Model and Micro Data"
Tommaso Porzio (Yale University)
(with Abhijit Banerjee, Xin Meng, and Nancy Qian)