The Development Studies Association meeting - University of Glasgow

The Development Studies Association meeting - University of Glasgow

1st June 2018, 10:00 to 17:45

Join DSA- The Development Studies Association's conference on Contemporary Approaches to Development Policy, Friday the 1st of June 10.00 - 17.45. Location: University of Glasgow, Senate Room 461, Main Building. 

Programme
 10.00 – 10.30 am Coffee and Preliminary Networking Welcome to Participants: Mozammel Huq (Convenor, DSA Scotland) and Céline Azémar (Chairperson, Centre for Development Studies, University of Glasgow) 
 
10.30 – 12.00 noon First set of presentations and discussion Chair: Luis Angeles (University of Glasgow) 
 
Vibhor Saxena (University of St Andrews) Social Groups and Credit Shocks: Evidence of Inequalities in Consumption Smoothing. With Philippe LeMay-Boucher (Heriot-Watt University) and Ishaan Bindal (Barcelona Graduate School of Economics) 
 
Dania Thomas (University of Glasgow)  Informal Creditors and Efficient Debt Workouts With Sayantan Ghosal (University of Glasgow) 
 
Souvik Datta (University of Glasgow)  Centimeters and Kilograms Lost to Smoke: Household Air Pollution, Stunting and Wasting in Indian Children 
 
12.00 noon – 1.00 pm Keynote presentation  Chair: Mozammel Huq (University of Strathclyde – DSA Scotland) 
 
Sandra Sequeira (London School of Economics) Closing the Gender Gap in Management and Performance: Evidence from Microenterprises in Mozambique 
 
1.00– 2.00 pm Buffet Lunch and Networking 

2.00 – 3.30 pm Second set of presentations and discussion by PhD students Chair: Arjunan Subramanian (University of Glasgow) 
 
Seemanti Ghosh (University of Glasgow) Adversity Priming and Using Life-skill Training to Mitigate its Impact: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in India 
 
Mark Adams (University of Edinburgh) Finding a Balance: Development, Post-Secularism and a Good Life 
 
Alma Sobrevilla (University of Glasgow)  The Role of Cognitive Ability on Children's Participation and Time Allocation between Work, Schooling and Housework 
 
3.30 – 5.15 pm Round Table Discussion – The Future of Aid Chair: Sayantan Ghosal (University of Glasgow) 
 
Anil Bhuimali (Raiganj University of West Bengal, India) 
 
Jesper Damgaard (Managing Director, International Development, WYG Consultancy) 
 
Judith Herbertson (Head of Department, Governance, Open Societies and Anti-Corruption Department, Economic Development Division of the UK Department of International Development) 
 
Michael Tribe (University of Strathclyde and University of Glasgow - DSA Scotland) 
 
Jane Salmonson (Chief Executive, Scottish International Development Alliance) 
 
5.15 – 5.45 pm The Governance of DSA Scotland AND Tea/Coffee, Networking 
 
Depart 

 

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND IS OPEN TO NON-MEMBERS OF THE DSA AS WELL AS TO MEMBERS OF THE DSA. LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE. 
 
To register, please contact: laura.clark@glasgow.ac.uk  Deadline for registration is 23rd May 2018. 
 

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