New York ASSA Meetings

New York ASSA Meetings, January, 1999


There is a session organized by the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) at the forthcoming meeting of the Allied Social Science Association in New York. The meeting runs from Sunday, January 3 to Tuesday, January 5. Our session is on Monday at the following time and place:

Progress with Rural Development In Latin America: New Approaches and Unresolved Issues

Jan 3, 1999, at 8:00 am
The Hilton Hotel, Room 529

Chairperson: Nora Lustig, Inter-American Development Bank

Paper #1. Hans Binswanger and collaborators, The World Bank
"Decentralized and Participatory Rural Development: lessons from experience"

Paper #2. Ruben Echeverria, Inter-American Development Bank
"Strategic Approaches to Rural Poverty Reduction"

Paper #3. Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet, University of California at Berkeley
"Access to Land for the Rural Poor"

Paper #4. Judith Tendler, CRP, MIT
"Social Investment Funds and the Rural Poor"

Discussant: Gustavo Gordillo, FAO, Latin America

Equilibrium Perspectives on the Transmission of Monetary and Exchange Rate Shocks

Jan 5, 1999, at 1:30 pm
The Hilton Hotel, Suite B

Chairperson: Enrique Mendoza, Duke University

Paper #1. Fernando Alvarez, University of Chicago
"Money and Interest Rates in Segmented Asset Markets "

Paper #2. Martin Uribe, University of Pennsylvania
"Balance of Payments Crisis in an Equilibrium Business Cycle Model"

Paper #3. Timothy Kehoe, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank
"Real Exchange Rates in North America"

Discussant: Alejandro Hernandez, ITAM and Carmen Reinhart, University of Maryland.