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“NOVAFRICA Sustainable Development Talks” Podcast

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

These series of audio talks about development in Africa 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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Season 2

#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)

 

Special Episode: “Exchanging Fieldwork Experiences with NOVAFRICA Student Group”

 

Season I

#Episode 4: “How Mining Affects Women in Africa” with Anja Benshaul-Tolonen (Columbia University) and Victoire Girard (Nova SBE)

 

#Episode 3: “Refugee Migration in the European Labour Market”, with Luigi Minale (uc3m)

 

#Episode 2: “Private Sector Development in Africa: the Role of Micro and Small Enterprises”, with Catia Batista (Nova SBE)

 

#Episode 1: “The Impacts of Covid-19 on Migration”, with Simone Bertoli (CERDI)