Annual Conference 2017

An­nu­al Con­fer­ence 2017

17 March 2017
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

18 March 2017
08:30 AM - 5:45 PM

Ex­perts from dif­fer­ent fields will present new in­sights from their re­search on de­vel­op­ment eco­nom­ics, fo­cus­ing on so­cial norms & be­hav­ior, and cli­mate change & re­silience.

Day 1: So­cial Norms & be­hav­ior
- Wel­come Cof­fee

Open­ing re­marks
In­tro­duc­tions and re­view of the agen­da

Ernst Fehr (Ex­cel­lence Foun­da­tion)
Su­sana Sot­tol­li (UNICEF)
Els­beth Müller (UNICEF Switzer­land)
Philippe Puyo (SDC)
Guil­herme Lic­hand (CCWD)


Ses­sion 1: Child Mar­riage

Jen­nifer Roest (Ox­ford Uni­ver­si­ty)
Quentin Wodon (World Bank)
Chan­dra-Mouli Venka­tra­man (WHO)
Jen­nifer Roest (Ox­ford Uni­ver­si­ty)
Quentin Wodon (World Bank)
Mod­er­a­tor: Juli­ette Thibaud (CCWD)

- Cof­fee Break

Ses­sion 2: Harm­ful prac­tices against young girls and teenagers

Son­ja Vogt (UZH) and Charles Ef­fer­son (UZH)
Bet­ti­na Shell Dun­can (Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton)
Kjetil Bjor­vatn (Nor­we­gian School of Eco­nom­ics, NHH)
Mod­er­a­tor: Si­mon Hän­ni (CCWD)

- Lunch break

Ses­sion 3: Round ta­ble on path­ways from re­search to pro­gram­ming

Rafael Obre­gon (UNICEF C4D)
Nina Gora (Save the Chil­dren UK)
Vin­cent Adzahlie-Men­sah (Amnesty In­ter­na­tion­al)
Mod­er­a­tor: Goran Holmqvist (UNICEF Of­fice of Re­search)

- Cof­fee break

Ses­sion 4: Keynote speak­er

Er­i­ca Field (Duke Uni­ver­si­ty)

Day 2: Cli­mate Change & Re­silience
- Wel­come Cof­fee
Ses­sion 5: Nu­tri­tion
Is­abel Gün­ther (ETHZ, NADEL)
Sara Marks (Eawag)
An­jali Adukia (Uni­ver­si­ty of Chica­go) Pa­per, Slides
Mod­er­a­tor: Maite Deam­brosi (CCWD)
- Cof­fee break
Ses­sion 6: Wash
Alessan­dro Tarozzi (UPF)
Heather Schofield (Uni­ver­si­ty Penn­syl­va­nia)
An­na­maria Mi­laz­zo (World Bank)
Mod­er­a­tor: Har­ald Mayr (CCWD)
- Lunch
Ses­sion 7: Round ta­ble on path­ways from re­search to pro­gram­ming
Lau­ren Lan­dis (WFP)
Ed­uar­do Queiroz (Maria Ce­cil­ia Souto Vidi­gal Foun­da­tion)
Cami­la Pereira (Le­mann Foun­da­tion)
Mod­er­a­tor: Su­san­na Haus­mann (SDC)
- Cof­fee break
Ses­sion 8: Keynote speak­er
John Hod­dinott (Cor­nell Uni­ver­si­ty)
Clos­ing re­marks
Guil­herme Lic­hand (CCWD)


Uni­ver­si­ty of Zurich
UZH Main Build­ing
Room KOL-G-217 EV
Rämis­trasse 71, 8006 Zürich

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