CIPR | Center For Inter-American Policy & Research

Tulane University

XIV Meetings of the LACEA/ IADB/ WB/ UNDP Research Network on Inequality and Poverty

April 9th, 2010

Location
Stone Center for Latin American Studies
Greenleaf Conference Room
100A Jones Hall

Schedule

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome
Ludovico Feoli and Nora Lustig (Tulane University)

9:15-10:45 Session I

  • Chair: Nora Lustig (Tulane University)

  • “Permanent effects of economic crises on household welfare: Evidence and projections from Argentina´s downturns” Guillermo Cruces (Cedlas), Pablo Gluzmann (Cedlas) and Luis Felipe López-Calva (UNDP)
  • Discussant: Werner Hernani (ARU Foundation)
  • “The permanent effects of recessions on child health: Evidence from Peru” Jorge Aguero (UCR) and Martín Valdivia (GRADE)
  • Discussant: Adriana Camacho (UNIANDES)

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-12:30 Session II

  • Chair: Jaime Saavedra (WB)

  • “The effect of Ecuador´s economic crisis on child health and cognitive development” Melissa Hidrobo (UC Berkeley)
  • Discussant: Eduardo Rodríguez-Oreggia (ITESM-CSF)
  • “Buying less, but shopping more: The use of non-market labor during a crisis” Ernesto Schargrodsky (UTDT) and David McKenzie (WB)
  • Discussant: Luis Felipe López-Calva (UNDP)

12:30-1:30 Key Note Speaker: Santiago Levy (Vice President of Sectors and Knowledge of the Inter American Development Bank)

  • Chair: Miguel Jaramillo (GRADE)

1:30-3:30 Lunch

3:30-5:30 Session III

  • Chair: Laura Ripani (IADB)

  • “The effects of income shocks on child labor and conditional cash transfer programs as an insurance mechanism for schooling” Monica Ospina (Universidad EAFIT)
  • Discussant: Daniel Ortega (CAF)
  • “Incentivos bajo el nuevo pilar solidario de pensiones en Chile” Eduardo Fajnzylber (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez)
  • Discussant: Rafael Pleitez (Fusades)
  • “Labor insertion assessment of conditional cash transfer programs: A dose-response estimate for Mexico´s Oportunidades” Juan Villa (IADB) and Pablo Ibarrarán (IADB)
  • Discussant: Ernesto Schargrodsky (UTDT)

This event is being sponsored by the Tulane University’s Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR). Admission is free of charge and open to the public. For more information please contact 862-3141.

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