PIERI-PMMA program

 

MONDAY MAY 5TH

Morning (9h10-12h50)

Chair: Jean Yves Duclos

9h10-9h50: Final Report PMMA-12366 (PAGE 2013)

Education language choice and youth entrepreneurship in Chad
By: Mallaye Douzounet, Benjamin K. Fomba, Urbain Thierry Yogo, Eurydice Tormal Gosngar, Koulke Blandine Nan-Guer
Discussants : Fidele Ange S. Dedehouanou, Aichatou Ousseini, Paola Ballon
Paper in PDF | Presentation


9h50-10h30: Final Report PMMA-12488 (PAGE 2013)


By: Alain Kikandi Kiuma, Christian Kamala Kaghoma, Allegra Kabamba Mbuyi, Joelle Mukenyi
Discussants: Abdoulaye Seck, Jorge Davalos
Paper in PDF | Presentation


10h30-10h50: Coffee Break



Chair:
John Harris

10h50-11h30: Final Report PMMA-12367 (PAGE 2013)

Social Protection to the Informal Sector: The Role of Minimum Wage and Income Transfer Policies
By: Fernando Alberto Groisman, Albano Blas Vergarra, Analia Calero, Julia Liniado, Maria Eugenio Sconfienza, Maria Soledad Cubas, Santiago Boffi
Discussants: Rolando Gonzales, Maria Laura Alzua, Paola Ballon
Paper in PDF | Presentation


11h30-12h10: Final Report PMMA-12379 (PAGE 2013)

Labor Migration in Cambodia: Causes and Impact on Poverty, Inequality, and Productivity
By: Vutha Hing, Roth vathana, Phann Dalis, Sreymom Sum
Discussants: Hongqin Chang, AbdelKarim Araar
Paper in PDF | Presentation


12h10-12h50: Final Report PMMA-12384
(PAGE 2013)

Is there discrimination against women entrepreneurs in formal credit markets in Nigeria?
By: Emmanuel Nwosu, Anthony Orji, Chioma Nwangu, Vivian Nnetu
Discussants: Patience Opata, Maria Laura Alzua
Paper in PDF | Presentation

Afternoon (14h-17h)



Chair:
Moustapha Nabli

14h-14h40: Final Report PMMA-12415 (PAGE 2013)

Youth self-employment in households receiving remittances in Macedonia
By: Nikica Mojsoska- Blazevski, Marjan Petreski, Edi Smorkvarski, Maja Nestorovska
Discussants: Kabir Kayode Salman, Maria Adelaida Lopera Baena

Paper in PDF | Presentation


14h40-15h20: Proposal PIERI-12653
(PEP PAGE 2014)

Safety Net Complementarities: An in-depth analysis of the safety nets provided in Zimbabwe and their possible contribution to the labour market, economic growth and poverty reduction  
By: Jephias Matunhu, Chipo Muchabaiwa, Beatrice Musavengana, Maurine Mparadzi, Ntutuko Everton Mlalazi, Tapfuma Ronald Jongwe
Discussants: Ameth Saloum Ndiaye, Maria Laura Alzua, Paola Ballon
Paper in PDF | Presentation


15h20-15h40: Coffee Break



Chair: Dileni Gunewardena

15h40-16h20: Proposal PMMA-12579 (PEP PAGE 2014)

Voucher system for social protection of the socially vulnerable remittance receivers in Macedonia
By: Blagica Petreski, Aleksandar Kostadinov, Darko Tumanoski, Despina Petreska, Natasa Jagurinoska
Discussants: Hoang Xuan Trung, Guy Lacroix, Jorge Davalos
Paper in PDF | Presentation


16h20-17h00: Proposal PMMA-12668
(PEP PAGE 2014)

Spillovers from self-employment opportunities in rural Niger
By: Fidele Ange S. Dedehouanou, Aichatou Ousseini, Halimatou Saadia A. Soumana, Laouali H. Abdoulaziz
Discussants: Alain Kikandi Kiuma, Jane K. Mariara, Luca Tiberti
Paper in PDF | Presentation



TUESDAY MAY 6TH

Morning (8h30-12h50)

Chair: Jane Mariara

8h30-9h10: Proposal PIERI-12704 (PEP PAGE 2014)

The impact of a rural microcredit and financial inclusion schemes targeting women on household vulnerability and economic empowerment: evidence from South West Nigeria
By: Olufemi Obembe, Divine Ikenwilo, Kehinde Omotosho, Ngozi Ibeji
Discussants: Blagica Petreski, Luca Tiberti
Paper in PDF | Presentation


9h10-9h50: Proposal PIERI-12577
(PEP PAGE 2014)

Discrimination against women entrepreneurs in access to formal credit market as barrier to perfomance
By: Patience Opata, Chigozie Nelson Nkalu, Rosemary Arua, Uchechi Anaduaka
Discussants: Emmanuel Nwosu, Maria Adelaida Lopera Baena, Jorge Davalos
Paper in PDF | Presentation


9h50-10h30: Proposal PMMA-12660 (PEP PAGE 2014)


By: Hongqin Chang, Jing Liu, Yanyun Gao
Discussants: Kamalbek Karymshakov, Dileni Gunewardena, Luca Tiberti
Paper in PDF | Presentation


10h30-10h50: Coffee Break



Chair: Maria Laura Alzua

10h50-11h30: Proposal PMMA-12576 (PEP PAGE 2014)

Female Entrepreneurship, Access to Credit, and Firms' Productivity in Senegal
By: Abdoulaye Seck, Fatoumata L. Diallo, Founty Alassane Fall, Karamko Camara, Ndeye Khadidatou M. Diop, Rouba Thioye
Discussants: Olufemi Obembe, Guy Lacroix, Abdelkarim Araar
Paper in PDF | Presentation


11h30-12h10: Proposal PMMA-12666 (PEP PAGE 2014)

Youth Self-employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria: Do Remittances play any Role?
By: Kabir Kayode Salman, Abimbola Adepoju, Adebusola Adepoju, Ayodeji Afolayan, Olumayomikum Victoria Tanimonure, Solomon Oluwaseun Oyeniran
Discussants: Marjan Petreski, Dileni Gunewardena, Abdelkarim Araar
Paper in PDF | Presentation



12h10-12h50: Proposal PMMA-12680 (PEP PAGE 2014)  

Migration, Remittances, Labor Market and Human Capital in Senegal
By: Ameth Saloum Ndiaye, Mariama Kesso Sow, Oumoul Khayri Niang, Fidele Ange S. Dedehouanou, Sessinou Dedehouanou, Ya Cor Ndione
Discussants: Jephias Matunhu, Chipo Muchabaiwa, Guy Lacroix, Paola Ballon
Paper in PDF | Presentation

Afternoon (14h-17h)



Chair:
Maria Adelaida Lopera

14h00-14h40: Proposal PMMA-12594 (PEP PAGE 2014)

Migration and remittances in Kyrgyzstan: Impact on poverty, household expenditure and youth and women employment
By: Kamalbek Karymshakov, Burulcha Sulaimanova, Kadyrbek Sultakeev, Raziiakhan Abdieva
Discussants: Roth Vathana, Jane Mariara, Jorge Davalos
Paper in PDF | Presentation


14h40-15h20: Proposal PMMA-12673
(PEP PAGE 2014)

Employment Intensity of Non-farm Growth: the case of Vietnam
By: Hoang Xuan Trung, Huong Thanh Ho, Linh Dong Thi Thuy Linh, Nga Van Le, Nguyen Duc Hung
Discussants: Viktorija Atanasovska, Dileni Gunewardena, Luca Tiberti
Paper in PDF | Presentation


15h20-15h40: Break



Chair:
Guy Lacroix

15h40-16h20: ProposaL PIERI-12583 (PEP PAGE 2014)

A Propensity-Score Matching Evaluation of the Social Impacts of Micro-Financing on Municipalities and Households in Bolivia
By : Rolando Gonzales, Joel Mendizabal, Maria Renee Guerra, Patricia Aranda
Discussants: Fernando Alberto Groisman, Maria Adelaida Lopera Baena, Abdelkarim Araar
Paper in PDF | Presentation


16h20-17h00: Proposal PIERI-12699
(PEP PAGE 2014)

Mismatch Unemployment: the case of Macedonia -with special reference to young adults
By: Viktorija Atanasovska, Branka Hadzi-Misheva, Tijana Angjelkovska
Discussants: Thierry Yogo, Jane K. Mariara, Abdelkarim Araar
Paper in PDF | Presentation

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