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海外学者经济学前沿短期课程| 美国莱斯大学(Rice University)助理教授Rossella Calvi

[发表时间]:2021-07-09 [浏览次数]:

课程主题:发展经济学

授课讲师:Rossella Calvi,美国莱斯大学(Rice University)助理教授

课程时间:2021年7月12日 至 2021年7月15日)(周一至周四),8:00-10:30

课程地点:ClassIn教学平台(新用户需提前注册平台账号)

课程信息:

* 班级: 发展经济学

* 班级号: 160037657

* 点击链接: https://www.eeo.cn/s/a/?cid=160037657

授课教师简介

Rossella Calvi,美国莱斯大学(Rice University)助理教授,2016年毕业于美国波士顿学院(Boston College),获得经济学博士学位。现任经济与政策研究中心(Center for Economic and Policy Research)、莱斯大学不平等和社会公平研究中心(Rice University Collective for Research on Inequality and Social Equity)、莱斯大学妇女、性别研究中心(Rice University Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality)研究成员。曾在Journal of Political Economy、Journal of Human Resources、 Journal of Development Economics等国际权威期刊发表论文。

研究领域:

专长领域是发展经济学、家庭经济学和性别经济学。研究重点是与发展中国家的性别不平等、贫困、健康和教育相关的问题。Calvi教授还对经济史感兴趣,并研究历史制度在决定当代成果方面所起的作用。

发表论文:

· “The Protestant Legacy: Missions, Gender, and Human Capital in India" with Federico Mantovanelli and Lauren Hoehn-Velasco, Journal of Human Resources, Forthcoming

· “Why Are Older Women Missing in India? The Age Profile of Bargaining Power and Poverty", Journal of Political Economy, 2020

· “Long-Term Effects of Access to Health Care: Medical Missions in Colonial India" with Federico Mantovanelli, Journal of Development Economics, 2018

课程内容

This course covers different dimensions of economic development, focusing on poverty, inequality,and human capital. It provides an overview of the economies of less developed countries, the lives of the poor, and the theories for why some countries are rich and others are poor. It also describes how labor and credit markets function in poor countries, the consequences for health and education,and the issue of gender inequality.

课程安排

• Day 1: Poverty & Inequality

– Poverty measures

– World poverty at a glance

– Individual poverty

– Inequality around the world

– Measures of inequality

– Inequality and growth

• Day 2: Human Capital

– Measuring health

– HIV, hunger, malaria

– Randomized control trials

– Investment in education

– Child labor

• Day 3: Gender Inequality

– Gender inequality and development

– Missing women and sex ratios

– Modeling households

– Women’s empowerment and children’s outcomes

• Day 4: Credit Markets

– Financial services in developing countries

– Savings

– Credit & microcredi