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

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Photo of Souvik at the DSA eventChair: Luis Angeles (University of Glasgow)

The Role of Cognitive Ability on Children's Participation and Time Allocation between Work, Schooling and Housework (slides), 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)

160x200px. Sandra Sequeira talking at the DSA eventClosing 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 (slides), by Seemanti Ghosh (University of Glasgow) 

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

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

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

Chair: Céline Azémar (University of Glasgow)

Round table discussion - The Future of Aid

View slides and listen to our round table discussions:

The Future of Aid - Introduction
Podcast

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Photo from the roundtable discussion - The Future of AidJesper Damgaard (Managing Director, International Development, WYG Consultancy)
Podcast

Judith Herbertson (Head of Department, Governance, Open Societies and Anti-Corruption Department, Economic Development Division of the UK Department of International)
Podcast 
Slides

Michael Tribe (University of Strathclyde and University of Glasgow – DSA Scotland)
Podcast 
Slides

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Anil Bhuimali, Roundtable discussion - The Future of Aid‌Anil Bhuimali (Raiganj University of West Bengal, India)
Podcast 
Slides

Jane Salmonson (Chief Executive, Scottish International Development Alliance)
Podcast
Slides

Final round-up
Podcast