Markets and Organizations in Emerging Economies Conference

Consumer finance and new technologies: research and practice

The Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship at the Kellogg School of Management is pleased to host the Markets and Organizations in Emerging Economies Conference on June 29 and June 30th, 2018 at the Kellogg Global Hub. The goal of the conference is to bring together researchers who are working on theoretical, empirical and experimental research on the broad theme of organizations and markets in developing economies.

This single-track conference will kick-off Friday morning with a full day of programming followed by an off-site dinner. Saturday’s programming will start in the morning and will conclude mid-day.

June 29-30, 2018

Registration for the conference has closed.
If you have questions and concerns, please reach out to the Conferences Team supporting this event.

Kellogg Public-Private Initiative (KPPI)


Ameet Morjaria

Ameet Morjaria, Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Science, Kellogg School of Management
mosaic bar


Friday, June 29, 2018

Time Event Location
8:00 am - 8:30 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Seminar Room 4101
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Understanding Quality Dynamics: China's Automobile Market
Jie Bai, Harvard Kennedy School

Discussant: Vivek Bhattacharya, Northwestern University 
Seminar Room 4101
9:30 am - 9:45 am
Faculty Summit
9:45 am - 10:45 am
Vertical Integration, Supplier Behavior and Quality Upgrading among Exporters
Christopher Hansman, Imperial College London

Discussant: Jie Bai, Harvard Kennedy School
Seminar Room 4101
10:45 am - 11:00 am
Faculty Summit
11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Monitoring and Intrinsic Motivation: Evidence from Liberia's Trucking Firms
Golvine de Rochambeau, Sciences Po

DIscussant: Maria Dolores Palacios, Boston University
Seminar Room 4101
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 
Lunch Talk - DevOIO
Andrew Newman, Boston University
Seminar Room 4101
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 
Knowledge Exchange and Productivity Spill-Overs in Bangladeshi Garment Factories
Andreas Menzel, CERGE-EI Prague

Discussant: Gisella Kagy, Vassar College
Seminar Room 4101
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Faculty Summit
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm 
Managerial Quality and Productivity Dynamics
Achyuta Advaryu, Ross School of Business

Discussant: Andreas Menzel, CERGE-EI Prague

Seminar Room 4101
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm 
Faculty Summit
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
International Buyers and Firm Performance
Julia Cajal Grossi, Graduate Institute, Geneva

Discussant: Tim-Schmidt-Eisenlohr, Federal Reserve Board
Seminar Room 4101
5:00 pm - 5:15 pm 
Faculty Summit
5:15 pm -6:15 pm
Moral Hazard: Experimental Evidence from Tenancy Contracts
Konrad Burchardi, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University

Discussant: Ben Roth, Harvard Business School 
Seminar Room 4101
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm 
Faculty Summit
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 
Dinner & Talk (Title TBD)
Chris Udry, Northwestern University 
Allen Center Atrium 

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Time Event Location
8:30 am - 9:00 am 
Faculty Summit 
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Scabs: The Social Suppression of Labor Supply
Supreet Kaur, UC Berkeley

Discussant: Michael Gechter, Pennsylvania State University 
Seminar Room 4101
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Faculty Summit
10:15 am -  11:15 am
Efficiency and Equity of Land Policy in Developing Country Cities: Evidence from the Mumbai Mills Redevelopment
Michael Gechter, Pennsylvania State University

Discussant: Konrad Burchardi,  Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University
Seminar Room 4101
11:15 am - 11:30 am
Faculty Summit
11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
Insecurity and Industrial Organizations: Evidence from Afghanistan
Tarek Ghani, Olin Business School

Discussant: Edoardo Teso, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University 
Seminar Room 4101
12:30 pm 
Adjourn and Box Lunch Served
Seminar Room 4101