PSDRN Seminar Series – Agenda 2022-2023
PSDRN Seminar Series - Agenda 2022-2023

PSDRN Seminar Series – Agenda 2022-2023

We are pleased to announce a series of events in 2022 and 2023.

October 2022:

Event 1: hosted by IFC/WBG – Friday, October 21st, 2022 at 9-10am EST

  • Marcio Cruz (IFC) and Xavier Cirera (World Bank), “Bridging the Technological Divide: Technology adoption by firms in developing countriesLink here

November 2022:

Event 1: hosted by IDB Invest – Friday, November 11th, 2022 at 9-10am EST

  • Tobias Berg (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management), “On the Rise of FinTechs: Credit Scoring Using Digital Footprints”, Link here

Event 2: hosted by EBRD – Friday, November 25th, 2022 at 9-10am EST  

  • Juanita González-Uribe (LSE) – “The Value-Add of Venture Capital Due-diligence: Information Frictions, Startup Growth, and Failed Fundraising Campaigns”

December 2022:

Event 1: hosted by IGC/LSE – Friday, December 9th, 2022 at 9-10am EST 

  • Nicola Limodio (Bocconi University/CEPR), “The Financial Transmission of a Climate Shock: El Niño and US Banks”

January 2023:

Event 1: hosted by IFC – Friday, January 13th, 2023 at 9-10am EST 

Event 2: TBD

February 2023:

Event 1: hosted by AfDB – Friday, February 10th, 2023 at 9-10am EST 

  • Fadel Jaoui (AfDB), “Catch Me if You Can” On Drivers of Venture Capital Investment in Africa, Link here

Event 2: hosted by IGC/LSE – Friday, February 24th, 2023 at 9-10am EST 

  • Vittorio Bassi (University of Southern California), “The long-term impact of vocational training and job search assistance for unemployed youth: Evidence from field experiment in Uganda”, Link here

March 2023:

Event 1: hosted by IFC – Friday, March 10th, 2023 at 9-10am EST 

  • Imtiaz Ulhaq (IFC), “Structural Loopholes in Sustainability-Linked Bonds” Link here

Event 2: hosted by IGC/LSE – Friday, March 24th, 2023 at 9-10am EST 

  • Isabela Manelici (LSE), “Investing FDI linkages in Developing Countries”, Link here

April 2023:

Event 1: hosted by AfDB – Friday, April 14th, 2023 at 9-10am EST 

  • Eugene Bempong Nyantakyi (AfDB), “Bank-intermediated Trade Finance and the Intensive Margin of African Trade”, Link here

Event 2: hosted by IGC/LSE – Friday, April 28th, 2023 at 9-10am EST 

  • Namrata Kala (MIT Sloan), “Firm Reallocation as Environment Policy: Impact on Agglomeration, Workers and The Environment”, Link here

May 2023:

Event 1: hosted by Wheeler Institute, LBS, Friday, May 12th, 2023 at 9-10am EST 

  • Rocco Macchiavello (IGC/LSE), on coffee supply chains (TBC PAPER TITLE AND LINKS)

Event 2: hosted by IDB Invest – Friday, May 26th, 2022 at 9-10am EST

  • Andrew Powell (IDB Invest) “Healthier Firms for a Stronger Recovery: Policies to Support Business and Jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean” , Link here (TBC)

June 2023:

Event 1: hosted by EBRD, Friday, June 9th, 2023 at 9-10am EST

  • Simon Quinn (Oxford) on micro equity (TBC PAPER TITLE AND LINKS)

Event 2: hosted by IDB Invest – Friday, June 23rd, 2023 at 9-10am EST (To be confirmed)

  • Sudip Gupta (Johns Hopkins Carey Business School), “Financial Inclusion and Alternate Credit Scoring: Role of Big Data and Machine Learning in Fintech” (Working Paper version -2021), Link here

Look forward to having you join and participate.

The PSDRN team

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