"Workshop on Experiments in Development Economics 2018" held
Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) organised a workshop on "Experiments in Development Economics", Tuesday, 18th December, 2018, at BIDS conference room.
The first paper was presented by Dr. Minhaj Mahmud (BIDS) on “Individualized Self-learning Program to Improve Primary Education: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in Bangladesh”. Dr. Abu Shonchoy from Florida International University made his presentation on "Poverty and Migration in the Digital Age: Experimental Evidence on Mobile Banking in Bangladesh" and Mr. Mehrab Bakhtiar from University of Maryland, USA presented a paper on "Training Mentors to Improve Mentee Business Outcomes – Experimental Evidence from Female Owned Microenterprises in Ethiopia" .
The workshop was attended by BIDS researchers and academics. Dr. Atonu Rabbani, University of Dhaka attended the workshop as a discussant. Dr. K A S Murshid, DG, BIDS chaired the event.