17 October 2013, 08:00 - 12:30
Boardroom at 10 Merton St

This workshop, organised by Dr Clare Leaver, University Lecturer in Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School, provides an opportunity for academics to share their research related to the delivery of public services (in both developed and developing economies).

The Research Group is comprised of scholars from the Blavatnik School of Government, Department of Economics and Oxford Institute for Global Economic Development.

To find out more or register your interest to attend, please contact Clare Leaver at: clare.leaver@bsg.ox.ac.uk

The schedule for the day is as follows:

09.00 – 09.15   Coffee and Introductions
09.15 – 10.00   Osea Giuntella, Blavatnik School of Government: “Are Taquerías Healthier than American Fast-food Restaurants?”
10.00 – 10.45  Winnie Yip, Blavatnik School of Government: "Impact of capitation with pay-for-performance on primary care providers' service provision: a policy evaluation in rural China"
10.45 – 11.30   Clare Leaver, Blavatnik School of Government: "Improving Teacher Attendance using a Locally Managed Monitoring Scheme: Evidence from Ugandan Primary Schools"
11.30 – 12.15   Climent Quintana-domeque, Department of Economics: "Local public goods and property tax compliance: Evidence from residential street pavement"
12.15 – 13.00   Simon Quinn, Department of Economics: "Incentivising Development: A forthcoming field experiment with NGOs in Pakistan"
13.00  Sandwich Lunch and Discussion