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CIPR Hosts the Meetings of Research Network on Inequality and Poverty

April 9th, 2010

NIP Program

On April 9, 2010 Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) and Department of Economics of Tulane University hosted the meetings of Research Network on Inequality and Poverty (NIP). Please check on this meetings agenda and presentations below.

Welcome: Ludovico Feoli (CIPR) and Nora Lustig (Dept. of Economics)

09:30-10:50: Session I

  • Chair: Nora Lustig (Tulane University)
  • ‘€œPermanent 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)
    Cruces, Gluzmann and Lopez-Calva‘€™s presentation
  • Discussant: Werner Hernani (ARU Foundation)

10:50-11:10: Coffee break

11:10-12:30: Session II

  • Chair: Luis Felipe López-Calva (UNDP)
  • ‘€œThe Effect of Ecuador´s Economic Crisis on Child Health and Cognitive Development‘€ Melissa Hidrobo (UC Berkeley)
  • Discussant: Eduardo Rodríguez-Oreggia (ITESM-CSF)
    Rodriguez-Oreggia‘€™s Comments

12:30-13:45: Lunch

13:45-15:00: Key Note

  • Santiago Levy (Vice President of Sectors and Knowledge of the Inter American Development Bank)
    Levy’s Presentation
  • Chair: Miguel Jaramillo (GRADE)

15:00-15:15: Coffee break

15:15 -17:15: Session III

  • Chair: Laura Ripani (IADB)
  • ‘€œThe effects of income shocks on child labor and conditional cash transfer programs as an insurance mechanism for schooling‘€ Monica Ospina (Universidad EAFIT)
    Ospina’s Presentation
  • Discussant: Daniel Ortega (CAF)
    Ortega’s Comments
  • ‘€œLabor insertion assessment of conditional cash transfer programs: A dose-response estimate for Mexico´s Oportunidades‘€ Juan Villa (IADB) and Pablo Ibarrarán
  • Discussant: Ernesto Schargrodsky (UTDT)
    Schargrodsky‘€™s comments

17:15-18:00: Session IV

  • Presentation and round table discussion of Social Report Card – Nora Lustig (Tulane University)

Papers available here