Bracciante agricolo
Thursday 08 March 2018, 16:15 - 17:30

Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture

Douglas Gollin, Professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford

CIES ECON seminar

Doug Gollin’s research focuses on economic development and growth, with particular interests in agriculture and structural transformation. His work brings a general equilibrium perspective to issues such as: sectoral differences in productivity; the impacts of agricultural technologies; the role of transport costs in shaping spatial patterns of development; the importance of small firms and self employment in poor countries; and the macroeconomic effects of disease.

The paper presented was written jointly with Christopher Udry, Northwestern University.

This seminar will take place in room P1-847.

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