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Academic workshop on household decision-making

Join an online workshop that brings together researchers working on household decision-making in developing countries.

The workshop is jointly organized by FAIR at the Norwegian School of Economics, MISUM at Stockholm School of EconomicsChr. Michelsen Institute and IIES at Stockholm University.

Program and speakers:


Welcoming remarks

Martina Björkman Nyqvist

Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) Executive Director and Associate Professor of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics


Pierre-André Chiappori

E. Rowan and Barbara Steinschneider Professor of Economics, Columbia University

Models of household behavior: overview and issues in low-income countries


Mette Gørtz

Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen

Household allocation, preferences and the role of offspring




Pauline Rossi

Associate Professor of Economics, Ecole Polytechnique-CREST

Spillovers in childbearing decisions and fertility transitions: evidence from China


Jake Penglase

Assistant Professor in Economics, San Diego State University

The more the poorer: Resource sharing and scale economies in large families


Panel discussion moderated by:

Ingvild Almås

Professor of Economics, Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University

Speaker sessions moderators:

Ingrid Hoem Sjursen

Senior Researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, affiliated researcher at FAIR Centre of Excellence and Misum