Sixth Southeastern International Development Economics Workshop Agenda - December 7, 2012
Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Americas Center and the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University
Dr. Daniel Bello, Director, Institute of International Business, J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Session 1: Banking and Credit
"Bank-Borrower Relationships and the Transition from Joint-Liability to Individual Liability Loans in Microcredit"
Authors: Sugato Chakravarty, Purdue University, and Abu Zafar M. Shahriar, Monash University
Discussant: Anil Rupasingha, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"The Growth Potential from Financial Inclusion"
Authors: Govind Hariharan, ICA Institute, and Marcus Marktanner, Kennesaw State University
Discussant: Myriam Quispe Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Domestic and Foreign Shocks from the Indonesian Stock Market: Time Series Evidence"
Authors: Bhayu Purnomo, Georgia State University, and Mark W. Rider, Georgia State University
Discussant: Bento Lobo, University of Tennessee
Session 2: Open Economy Dilemmas: Capital Flows, Fiscal Policy, and Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade
"To Remit, or Not to Remit: That Is the Question. A Remittance Field Experiment"
Authors: Maximo Torero, International Food Policy Research Institute, and Angelino Viceisza, Spelman College
Discussant: Federico Mandelman, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Fiscal Policy and the Real Exchange Rate"
Authors: Santanu Chatterjee, University of Georgia, and Azer Mursagulov, International Monetary Fund
Discussant: Tanya Moldtsova, Emory University
"Supply Chain Uncertainty as a Trade Barrier"
Authors: Don Clark, University of Tennessee, Valentina Kozlova, University of Tennessee, and George Schaur, University of Tennessee
Discussant: Tibor Besedes, Georgia Institute of Technology
Session 3: The Political Economy of Government
"Debt and Taxes: Financing Productive Government Expenditures"
Authors: Tamoya A.L. Christie, University of the West Indies, and Felix Rioja, Georgia State University
Discussant: Pedro Silos, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Armed Conflict, Household Victimization, and Child Health in Cote d'Ivoire"
Authors: Camelia Minoiu, International Monetary Fund, and Olga N. Shemyakina, Georgia Institute of Technology
Discussant: Sally Wallace, Georgia State University
"Governmental Investments in Primary Education and Children's Achievements in India"
Authors: Solveig A. Cunningham, Emory University, Kathryn M. Yount, Emory University, and Nafisa Halim, Boston University
Discussant: Musharraf Cyna, Georgia State University
Penelope Prime, Georgia State University, and Myriam Quispe-Agnoli, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta