“NOVAFRICA Sustainable Development Talks” Podcast – Season 2

Listen here to the new season of the “NOVAFRICA Sustainable Development Talks” Podcast.

Development in Africa remains the focus of these audio talks that bring together experts from a wide range of institutions. Alex Armand, resident member of NOVAFRICA and Assistant Professor at Nova SBE, is the coordinator of this Podcast.

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#Episode 15: “Does Exposure to Other Ethnic Regions Promote National Integration? Evidence from Nigeria” with Oyebola Okunogbe (World Bank)


#Episode 14: “Trade frictions and agricultural markets in Uganda” with Craig McIntosh (University of California)


#Episode 13: “Fight fire with finance: a randomized field experiment in Indonesia” with Ryan Edwards (Australian National University)


#Episode 12: “Electoral impacts of programmatic policies in Tanzania” with Ken Opalo (Georgetown University)


#Episode 11: “Local Politicians and the Deforestation of the Amazong” with Thomas Fujiwara (Princeton University)


#Episode 10: “Social Signaling and Childhood Immunization, in Sierra Leone” with Anne Karing (Princeton University)


#Episode 9: “A Firm of One’s Own: Experimental Evidence on Credit Constraints and Occupational Choice” with Pamela Jakiela (Williams College)


#Episode 8: “Islam and the State: Religious Education in the Age of Mass Schooling” with Samuel Bazzi (University of California, San Diego)


#Episode 7: “Can microfinance unlock a poverty trap for some entrepreneurs?” with Cynthia Kinnan (Tufts University)


#Episode 6: “Eat Widely, Vote Wisely? Lessons from a Campaign Against Vote-Buying in Uganda” with Benjamin Marx (Sciences-Po)


#Episode 5: “Medical Worker Migration and Origin-Country Human Capital: Evidence from U.S. Visa Policy” with Caroline Theoharides (Amherst College)


#Episode 4: “Flexible Microcredit: Effects on Loan Repayment and Social Pressure”, with Lisa Spantig (University of Essex)


#Episode 3: Does management matter for development?”, with Nick Bloom (University of Stanford)


#Episode 2: “Improving Business Practices and the Boundary of the Entrepreneur: A Randomized Experiment Comparing Training, Consulting, Insourcing and Outsourcing”, with David McKenzie (World Bank)


#Episode 1: “Psychological and Material Determinants of Economic Investments”, with Kate Orkin (University of Oxford)


Listen also here the first series of the NOVAFRICA Sustainable Development Talks.

Listen also here the first series of the NOVAFRICA Development Economics Job Market Talks.