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Daughters, Dowries, Deliveries: The Effect of Marital Payments on Fertility Choices in India

This paper investigates the effect of the differential pecuniary costs of sons and daughters on fertility decisions. The focus is on dowries in India, which increase the economic returns to sons and decrease the returns to daughters.  More...

Starts: Dec 9, 2014 5:00:00 PM

EBRD Transition report-Transition through Innovation

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Starts: Nov 25, 2014 5:15:00 PM

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Daughters, Dowries, Deliveries: The Effect of Marital Payments on Fertility Choices in India

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Start: Dec 9, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Dec 9, 2014 6:30:00 PM

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Marco Alfano (UCL Economics)

This paper investigates the effect of the differential pecuniary costs of sons and daughters on fertility decisions. The focus is on dowries in India, which increase the economic returns to sons and decrease the returns to daughters. 

EBRD Transition report-Transition through Innovation

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Start: Nov 25, 2014 5:15:00 PM
End: Nov 25, 2014 7:00:00 PM

Presenter: Peter Sanfey, Deputy Director, EBRD
Discussants: James Roaf, IMF resident representative in CEE

Constrained Sub-optimality with Land

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Start: Oct 28, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Oct 28, 2014 6:30:00 PM

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Measuring regional entrepreneurship: The Regional Entrepreneurship and Development Index (REDI) Zoltan Acs (LSE)

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Start: Oct 7, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Oct 7, 2014 6:30:00 PM

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In this paper the Regional Entrepreneurship and Development Index (REDI) has been constructed for capturing the contextual features of entrepreneurship across EU regions. The REDI method builds on the National Systems of Entrepreneurship Theory and provides a way to profile Regional Systems of Entrepreneurship.

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