DSA Scotland meeting: contemporary approaches to development policy‌

DSA Scotland meeting: contemporary approaches to development policy‌

Issued: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:44:00 BST

CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES TO DEVELOPMENT POLICY
DSA Programme

Venue: Senate Room 461, Main Building

10.00 – 10.30am Coffee and Preliminary Networking

Welcome to Participants: Mozammel Huq (Convenor, DSA Scotland) and Céline Azémar (Chairperson, Centre for Development Studies, University of Glasgow)

10.30 – 12.00 noon First set of presentations and discussion

Chair: Luis Angeles (University of Glasgow)

The Role of Cognitive Ability on Children's Participation and Time Allocation between Work, Schooling and Housework by Sayantan Ghosal (University of Glasgow)

Centimetres and Kilogrammes Lost to Smoke: Household Air Pollution, Stunting and Wasting in Indian Children by Souvik Datta (University of Glasgow) 

12.00 noon – 1.00 pm Keynote presentation

Chair: Mozammel Huq (University of Strathclyde – DSA Scotland)

Closing the Gender Gap in Management and Performance: Evidence from Microenterprises in Mozambique by Sandra Sequeira (London School of Economics)

1.00– 2.00 pm Buffet Lunch and Networking

2.00 – 3.45 pm Second set of presentations and discussion by PhD students

Chair: Arjunan Subramanian (University of Glasgow)

Adversity Priming and Using Life-skill Training to Mitigate its Impact: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in India by Seemanti Ghosh (University of Glasgow) 

Finding a Balance: Development, Post-Secularism and a Good Life by Mark Adams (University of Edinburgh) 

The Role of Cognitive Ability on Children's Participation and Time Allocation between Work, Schooling and Housework by Alma Sobrevilla  (University of Glasgow)

3.45 – 5.30 pm Round Table Discussion – The Future of Aid

Chair: Céline Azémar (University of Glasgow)

Listen to the round table discussion below: