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These are 2008 AEA Conference Papers; please see also the full 2008 ASSA Preliminary Program Schedule.
Conference papers will be uploaded as they become available from the authors.

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Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

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Friday, January 4, 2:30 PM

Friday, January 4, 2:30 PM
Session: Psychology and Development: Theory and Experimental Evidence (AEA)
Presiding: Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)

How high are rates of return to fertilizer: Evidence from field experiment in Western Kenya
Esther Duflo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Michael Kremer (Harvard University)
Jonathan Robinson (UCSC)
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Climbing out of Poverty: Long Term Decisions under Income Stress
Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University)

Norm Enforcement under Social Discrimination: An Experimental Investigation in India
Ernst Fehr (University of Zurich)
Karla Hoff (World Bank)
Mayuresh Kshetramade (Affinnova, Inc.)



Saturday, January 5, 10:15 AM

Saturday, January 5, 10:15 AM
Session: The Economics of South Africa since the End of Apartheid (AEA)
Presiding: James Levinsohn (University of Michigan)

Understanding South Africa's Economic Puzzles
Dani Rodrik (Harvard University)

South Africa: Macroeconomic Challenges after a Decade of Success
Jeffrey Frankel (Harvard University)
Bent Smith (Stellenbosch University)
Federico Sturzenneger (Harvard University)

Why has unemployment risen in the new South Africa
Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Sebastian Galiani (Washington University in St Louis)
James Levinsohn (University of Michigan)
Ingrid Woolard (University of Cape Town)



Saturday, January 5, 2:30 PM

Saturday, January 5, 2:30 PM
Session: The Empirics of Corruption (AEA)
Presiding: Tim Besley ()

Parochial Politics: Ethnic Preferences and Politician Corruption
Abhijit Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Rohini Pande (Harvard University)
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Cultures of Corruption: Evidence from Diplomatic Parking Tickets
Ray Fisman (Columbia University)
Edward Miguel (University of California, Berkeley)

The Simple Economics of Extortion: Evidence from Trucking in Aceh
Benjamin Olken (Harvard University)
Patrick Barron (World Bank)
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