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Second Bolivian Conference on Development Economics (BCDE 2010

 

BCDE 2010 CONFERENCE PROGRAM
 

1st day
Thursday, 18 Nov
2010

08:15 - 08:45

Registration

08:45 - 10:15

Opening ceremony

 

- Welcome from INESAD/UPB organizers

 

- Keynote lecture: Máximo Torero (IFPRI)
Capturing Social Exclusion: Experimental and non experimental approaches

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00

Parallel sessions A1, A2, A3

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 - 15:00

Parallel sessions B1, B2, B3

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 - 17:00

Parallel sessions C1, C2, C3

17:00 - 18:00

Plenary session: Foreign aid effectiveness

  Speakers: Rainer Thiele (Kiel Institute), George Gray-Molina (Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders),
               
Oscar Angulo (AECID), Morten Elkjær (Danish Embassy in Bolivia)

19:30 - 22:30

Conference dinner invited by DDRN

2nd day
Friday, 19 Nov 2010

08:30 - 09:00

Coffee

09:00 - 10:00
 

Keynote lecture: Beatriz Armendáriz (Harvard)
Gender and empowerment in microfinance through the lens of a randomized experiment in the south of Mexico: What have we learned?

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00

Parallel sessions D1, D2, D3

12:00 - 12:30

Poster presentations - Undergrad theses

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 - 15:30

Parallel sessions E1, E2, E3

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:00

Plenary session: Microfinance and development

  Speakers: Beatriz Armendariz (Harvard), Lykke Andersen (INESAD),
               
Marcelo Diaz (Centro AFIN), Guillermo Collao (FIE)
   
  Adjourn
   

17:00 - 17:30

Annual assembly SEBOL

   

18:30 - 20:30

Cocktail invited by INESAD (in INESAD's new offices: Av. Hector Ormachea, # 6115, entre C. 15 y 16, Obrajes).

Award for Best Development Economics Paper - presented by the Bolivian Academy of Economic Sciences.

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS – BCDE 2010

Session A1 - Poverty, conflict and corruption
Session chair: Micaela Sviatschi
PROMOVIENDO EL DESARROLLO DE LA POBLACIÓN EN SITUACIÓN DE POBREZA EXTREMA PARA LA GRADUACIÓN AL ACCESO A SERVICIOS FINANCIEROS – PERÚ
Adam Kemmis Betty
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) - Yale University
Discussant: Micaela Sviatschi

RESOURCE WINDFALL AND CORRUPTION: EVIDENCE FROM A NATURAL EXPERIMENT IN PERU
Stanislao Maldonado
UC Berkeley
Discussant: Adam Kennis Betty
THE IMPACT OF IMPROVING ACCESS TO JUSTICE ON CONFLICT RESOLUTION: EVIDENCE FROM PERU
Micaela Sviatschi
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Universidad de San Andrés
Discussant: Stanislao Maldonado

Session A2 - Household income and consumption
Session chair: Rainer Thiele
THE ALLOCATION OF TIME AND WELFARE WITHIN RURAL HOUSEHOLDS: EVIDENCE FROM TANZANIA
Jennifer Golan
University of Manchester
Discussant: Samuel Fambon
DOES AIDS-RELATED MORTALITY REDUCE PER-CAPITA HOUSEHOLD INCOME? EVIDENCE FROM RURAL ZAMBIA
Rainer Thiele
Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Discussant: Jennifer Golan
DETERMINANTS OF CHILD MALNUTRITION IN CAMEROON: EVIDENCE FROM THE 2001 CAMEROONIAN HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION SURVEY
Samuel Fambon
University of Yaoundé II, Cameroon
Discussant: Rainer Thiele

Session A3 - Fiscal policy
Session chair: Pablo Mendieta
IS FISCAL POLICY ALONE ENOUGH FOR GROWTH? A SIMULATION ANALYSIS FOR BOLIVIA
Carlos Gustavo Machicado
INESAD
Discussant: Omar Zambrano
UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS IS CENTRAL BANK FINANCING INFLATIONARY? THE EFFECTS OF PUBLIC INVESTMENT ON GROWTH AND INFLATION
Pablo Mendieta
Banco Central de Bolivia
Discussant: Carlos Gustavo Machicado
ELEMENTOS DE ANALISIS DE VULNERABILIDAD Y SOSTENIBILIDAD FISCAL DE LARGO PLAZO EN PAISES RICOS EN HIDROCARBUROS: EL CASO DE BOLIVIA
Omar Zambrano
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Discussant: Pablo Mendieta

Session B1 - Decentralization and social capital
Session chair: Gilmar Zambrana
THE ROLE OF SOCIAL CAPITAL ON IMPROVED COOKING STOVES USAGE DECISIONS IN THE NORTHERN PERUVIAN ANDES
Marcos Agurto Adrianzén
University of British Columbia and Universidad de Piura, Perú
Discussant: Gilmar Zambrana
DECENTRALIZATION EFFECTS ON INDIGENOUS DEVELOPMENT: THE BOLIVIAN CASE
Gilber Zacarias Mamani Paco
University of California, Santa Cruz
Discussant: Marcos Agurto Adrianzén
POLITICAL DIVERSITY IN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: INCENTIVES AND MOTIVATIONS FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCES
Gilmar Zambrana
University of Antwerp
Discussant: Gilber Zacarias Mamani Paco

Session B2 - Growth and development
Session chair: Antonio Saravia
THE IMPACT OF INTERNET USE ON INDIVIDUAL EARNINGS IN LATIN AMERICA
Lucas Navarro
ILADES-Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chile
Discussant: Antonio Saravia
EYE DISEASE AND DEVELOPMENT
Pablo Selaya
University of Copenhagen
Discussant: Lucas Navarro
THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN LATIN AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT
Antonio Saravia
Georgia State University
Discussant: Pablo Selaya

Session B3 - Finance and development
Session chair: Luis Carlos Jemio
WHICH LOCAL FACTORS DETERMINE THE PRESENCE OF MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS? EVIDENCE FROM PERU
Annabel Vanroose
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Discussant: Luis Carlos Jemio

UN MÉTODO SIMPLE PARA PROYECCIONES DE LA ACTIVIDAD ECONÓMICA: UNA APROXIMACIÓN MEDIANTE UTILIZACIÓN DE ARIMA
Daney Valdivia
Ministry of Economy and Public Finance
Discussant:
CASE STUDY FOR THE MDG GAP TASK FORCE REPORT
Luis Carlos Jemio
INESAD
Discussant: Daney Valdivia

Session C1 - Poverty and inequality
Session chair: David Zavaleta
CHARACTERIZATION OF INEQUALITY CHANGES THROUGH MICRO-ECONOMETRIC SIMULATIONS. HONDURAS 2001 – 2007
Carlos Villalobos Barría
Georg August Universität Göttingen
Discussant: David Zavaleta
REGULATING AGAINST INEQUALITY AND POVERTY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, LESSONS FROM THE ELECTRICITY REGULATION IN BOLIVIA SIRESE INDEPENDENT SYSTEM 1994-2009
Pauline Cazaubon
UNDP
Discussant: Carlos Villalobos Barría
MODELING THE IMPACT OF ECONOMIC POLICIES ON POVERTY AND INEQUALITY: THE CASE OF BOLIVIA
David Zavaleta
MpD, Universidad Católica Boliviana
Discussant: Pauline Cazaubon

Session C2 - Political economy
Session chair: Juan Antonio Morales
QUALITY OF DEMOCRACY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN BOLIVIA: ARE THESE CONCEPTS CORRELATED?
Martin Mendoza-Botelho
Tulane University
Discussant: Juan Antonio Morales
THE ORIGINS OF POLITICAL POWER: THE ROLE OF WEALTH
Martin A. Rossi
Universidad de San Andres
Discussant: Martin Mendoza-Botelho
THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF POPULISM
Juan Antonio Morales
MpD, Universidad Católica Boliviana
Discussant: Martin A. Rossi

Session C3 - Monetary policy
Session chair: Ernesto Sheriff
UN MODELO DE EQUILIBRIO GENERAL DINÁMICO ESTOCÁSTICO PARA EL ANÁLISIS DE LA POLÍTICA MONETARIA EN BOLIVIA
Sergio Cerezo
Banco Central de Bolivia
Discussant: Ernesto Sheriff
ADOPCIÓN DE METAS DE INFLACIÓN Y SU IMPACTO EN LAS EXPECTATIVAS DE INFLACIÓN Y VOLATILIDAD DEL CRECIMIENTO ECONÓMICO: EVIDENCIA EMPÍRICA PARA BOLIVIA
Daney Valdivia
Ministry of Economy and Public Finance
Discussant: Sergio Cerezo
INFLATIONARY MEMORY AS RESTRICTIVE FACTOR OF THE IMPACT OF THE PUBLIC EXPENSE IN THE ECONOMIC GROWTH: LESSONS FROM HIGH INFLATION LATIN AMERICAN
COUNTRIES USING AN INNOVATIVE INFLATIONARY MEMORY INDICATOR

Ernesto Sheriff
UPB, Univalle, UMSA, and CIEDE
Discussant: Daney Valdivia

Session D1 - Human capital and social mobility
Session chair: Lykke Andersen
INTER-GENERATIONAL EFFECTS OF TITLING PROGRAMS: PHYSICAL VS HUMAN CAPITAL
Néstor Gandelman
Universidad ORT, Uruguay
Discussant: Gilmar Zambrana
SOCIAL MOBILITY IN BOLIVIA IS FINALLY IMPROVING!
Lykke E. Andersen
INESAD
Discussant: Néstor Gandelman
EDUCACIÓN Y MOVILIDAD SOCIAL EN BOLIVIA
Gilmar Zambrana
University of Antwerp
Discussant: Lykke Andersen

Session D2 - Finance and savings
Session chair: Dylan Ramshaw
LA PROFUNDIDAD DEL SISTEMA FINANCIERO BOLIVIANO: ¿CUÁL ES LA CONTRIBUCIÓN DEL SISTEMA MICROFINANCIERO?
Ricardo Nogales Carvajal
CIEE and UPB
Discussant: Dylan Ramshaw
EQUILIBRIO COMPETITIVO CON SHORT-SALE HIPOTECARIO
Sergio Daga Mérida
Centro de Investigaciones Económicas CAINCO y Centro de Estudios Públicos POPULI
Discussant: Ricardo Nogales Carvajal
REMINDERS AND CURBING IMPULSIVITY: SAVINGS BEHAVIOR IN BOLIVIA
Dylan Ramshaw
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), Yale University
Discussant: Sergio Daga Mérida

Session D3 - Labor economics
Session chair: Beatriz Muriel
EFFICIENCY OF MALE AND FEMALE ON-FARM LABOUR SUPPLY: EVIDENCE FROM UGANDA
Jennifer Golan
University of Manchester
Discussant: Beatriz Muriel
TOWARDS OTHER WAYS OF MEASURING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: WHAT AN INDICATOR OF QUALITY OF LIFE MIGHT CONTRIBUTE
Ricardo Nogales Carvajal
CIEE and UPB
Discussant: Miguel Fernandez
DETERMINANTES DE LOS INGRESOS LABORALES EN LAS ZONAS URBANAS DE BOLIVIA
Beatriz Muriel
INESAD
Discussant: Ricardo Nogales Carvajal

Session E1 - Law & economics
Session chair: Antonio Saravia
BIENESTAR Y CICLOS ECONÓMICOS EN UNA ECONOMÍA CON EVASIÓN Y SECTOR SUBTERRÁNEO
José P. Mauricio Vargas
Universidad de Chile
Discussant: Antonio Saravia
DRY LAW FOR DRUNK DRIVERS: THE IMPACT OF ALCOHOL-RELATED LAWS ON CAR ACCIDENT MORTALITY RATES
Micaela Sviatschi
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Universidad de San Andrés
Discussant: José P. Mauricio Vargas
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND THE INFORMAL ECONOMY
Antonio Saravia
Georgia State University
Discussant: Micaela Sviatschi

Session E2 - Rural and agricultural economics
Session chair: Martin Vargas
IMPROVED STOVE ADOPTION, FIREWOOD CONSUMPTION AND HOUSEWIVES’ HEALTH: EVIDENCE FROM THE PERUVIAN ANDES
Marcos Agurto Adrianzén
University of British Columbia and Universidad de Piura - Peru
Discussant: Martin Vargas
LA QUINUA: UNA OPCIÓN PARA MEJORAR LOS INGRESOS RURALES EN BOLIVIA
Tania Evia
MpD, Universidad Católica Boliviana
Discussant: Marcos Agurto Adrianzén
RURAL HOUSEHOLDS BEHAVIOR, AGENT BASED MODELLING AND LAND-USE AND LAND-COVER CHANGE: A CRITICAL SURVEY
Martin Vargas
INESAD
Discussant: Tania Evia

Session E3 - Bolivian economy
Session chair: Elizabeth Jimenez
POLITICAS PARA EL DESARROLLO PRODUCTIVO. TEORIAS Y APLICACION ACTUAL EN LATINOAMERICA Y BOLIVIA
Alfredo Seoane
CIDES
POLÍTICAS DE EMPLEO EN BOLIVIA: ENTRE LA TEORÍA Y LA PRÁCTICA
Elizabeth Jimenez
CIDES
LAS POLITICAS DE TRANSFORMACION PRODUCTIVA EN AMERICA LATINA Y BOLIVIA
Fernanda Wanderley
CIDES
LAS POLITICAS HIDROCARBURIFERAS EN BOLIVIA
Leila Mokrani
CIDES

Poster presentations - Undergraduate theses
Session chair: Carlos Gustavo Machicado
EVALUACION DE LA POLÍTICA CAMBIARIA EN LAS EXPORTACIONES DEL SECTOR NO TRADICIONAL DE BOLIVIA EN EL PERIODO 1990 – 2009
Sergio Ramiro Angulo Numbela
UPSA
EFICIENCIA TECNICA DEL SECTOR MANUFACTURERO EN BOLIVIA: UNA APROXIMACION A LA FRONTERA DE PRODUCCION ESTOCASTICA
Tania Evia
UCB
EL MICROCREDITO COMO INSTRUMENTO GENERADOR DE EMPLEO EN LAS CIUDADES DE LA PAZ Y EL ALTO
Valeria López Medina
UMSA
LA ECONOMIA DEL CAMBIO CLIMATICO EN BOLIVIA
Nashira Calvo
UPB
LA INCIDENCIA DE LAS EXPORTACIONES NO TRADICIONALES SOBRE LA ACTIVIDAD ECONOMICA NACIONAL (1995-2007)
Indira Paola Vargas
UMSA