Seminars 2023

CREB Development Research Seminar Series

The CREB is pleased to announce that it is continuing with the Development Research Seminar Series (DRS) in the Spring 2023 semester after successful completion of the first series in Fall 2022. DRS will emphasize multidisciplinary exchanges where early-career researchers based in the renowned universities in Global North will be invited to present their work on various topics.

The Spring 2023 edition of the DRS series will be showcasing the work of four brilliant female researchers working in the field of development.

Schedule for the seminars is as follows:

Seminar I

9th March 2023

Presenter: Mahreen Mahmud (University of Exeter Business School)

Topic: Cash Transfer and a Psychological Intervention: Impact on Women’s Empowerment (with Kate Orkin and Emma Riley)

Time: 1600 – 1700 (PKT)

Seminar II 

30th March 2023

Presenter: Amal Ahmad (University of Göttingen)

Topic: Imperfect information and learning: Evidence from cotton cultivation in Pakistan

Time: 1700 – 1800 (PKT)

Seminar III

27th April 2023

Presenter: Diva Dhar (University of Oxford)

Topic: Reshaping adolescents’ gender attitudes: Evidence from a school-based experiment in India (with T. Jain, S. Jayachandran)

Time: 1600 – 1700 (PKT)

Seminar IV 

Date: 25th May 2023

Presenter: Karmini Sharma (Stanford University)

Topic: Tackling Sexual Harassment: Short and Long Run Experimental Evidence from India

Time: 1700 – 1800  (PKT)