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3rd PODER Summer School "New Data in Development Economics"

3rd PODER Summer School "New Data in Development Economics"

27-30 June 2016, University of Namur
Main Speakers
Emily Breza (Columbia),
Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford),
Mariaflavia Harari (MIT),
Henrik Kleven (LSE),
Renaud Lambiotte (UNamur)

General Description
The summer school is intended for PhD students, post-docs and junior faculty members. The aim is to provide young researchers with an overview of new data in development and methods for analyzing them. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss their own research projects with leading researchers in a relaxed and open atmosphere, and receive advice and feedback.

The main components will be lectures by leading researchers and participants’ presentations.
Lecture topics include social networks and development, issues in network data, spatial methods in development economics, taxation and development: what can be learned from large administrative data sets and mining large-scale social networks.

Call and application form
Please visit here for the Call for participation. A copy of the application form that needs to be completed can also be found there.