GPRG Conference Programme

Equity, opportunity and identity

Sunday 19 March 2006

Time Session   Venue
08:00-09:00 Registration   Junior Common Room Foyer
09:00-11:00 Session 1:
‘Relative well-being and gender’
Title Junior Common Room Lecture Theatre

John Knight and Lina Song

The determinants of subjective well-being in rural China
Karen Macours Relative deprivation and civil conflict in Nepal
Stephan Klasen Gender and growth in Africa: Issues and evidence
11:00-11:30 Coffee   Junior Common Room Foyer
11:30-13:00 Session 2:
‘Adaptation and inequality’
Authors Title Junior Common Room Lecture Theatre

Abigail Barr and David Clark

A multidimensional analysis of adaptation in a developing country context
Alexander Moradi On inequality in net nutritional status
Denis Cogneau et al. Inequalities and equity in Africa: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Madagascar, Uganda
13:00-14:00 Lunch   St Catherine's College Dining Hall
14:00-16:00 Session 3:
‘Identity and opportunity’

Authors Title Junior Common Room Lecture Theatre

Avner Ben-Ner, Brian P. McCall, Massoud Stephane, and Hua Wang

Identity and self-other differentiation in work and giving behaviors: Experimental evidence
Daniel Chen Club goods and group identity: Evidence from Islamic resurgence during the Indonesian financial crisis
Jérôme Ballet and Katia Radja Identity, opportunities and inequalities: The case of marriage and dowry in India
16:00-16:30 Tea   Bernard Sunley Building Foyer
16:30-18:30 Closing Debate Prof Robert Wade (LSE) and Prof Paul Collier (CSAE) Globalization and inequality Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
19:00 Dinner   St Catherine's College Dining Hall

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