From June 14 to 16, the annual conference of the Association Française de Sciences Économiques was held at Sciences Po, in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. AFEDEV organized four exciting sessions, where members of the association moderated discussions and presentations.
Here’s an overview of the sessions:
Food security and risk management in developing countries
1. “More crops on the land, more food on the plate? Crop diversification, climate variability, and food security in rural Madagascar” – Jeanne de Montalembert et Marin Ferry.
2. “The impact of large-scale land acquisitions on food security in Africa” – Antoine Castet.
3. “Limited Commitment, Social Control and Risk-Sharing Segmentation in Village Economies” – Thomas Vendryes, Daniel Juan Hernandez, Hubert Kempf, Fabien Moizeau et Fernando Jaramillo.
Economics of marriage in developing countries
1. “Height, arental investments, and marriage payments in sub-Sahara Africa” – Hugues Champeaux et Catherine Guirkinger.
2. “The Effect of Cyclone Shocks on Child Marriage: Evidence from Developing Countries” – Mamoudou Ba, Idriss Fontaine et Sabine Garabedian.
3. “Female Early Marriage and Son Preference in Pakistan” – Mazhar Mughal et Rashid Javed.
Social norms and family decisions in developing countries
1. “Compulsory education, fertility, and childlessness in Indonesia” – Marine de Talancé.
2. “Traditional norms and parental investment in human capital” – Gunes Gokmen.
Health challenges in developing countries
1. “Early-life drought shocks and long-term consequences: evidence from China” – Eléonore Rouault.
2. “Efficiency analysis of Advanced Medical Centers in Burkina Faso” – Pauline Kergall, Marlène Guillon et Jacky Mathonnat.
3. “Saving lives with cooking gas? Unintended effects of targeted LPG subsidies in Peru” – Thomas Thivillon.
These AFEDEV sessions were an opportunity for stimulating exchanges and to promote the association in the French economics landscape.