Friday, March 3, 2023

Held in conjunction with the 32nd Kuznets Lecture, the Kuznets Mini-Conference on Norms, Gender, and Development highlighted current work in these areas. 

The 32nd Kuznets Memorial Lecture: Changing Harmful Norms

Eliana La Ferrara of Harvard University delivered the 32nd Annual Kuznets Memorial Lecture on March 2, 2023.

Program Schedule

7:30-8:00 Breakfast

8:00-8:10 Opening Remarks: Eliana La Ferrara (Harvard University), 32nd Annual Kuznets Memorial speaker

8:10-9:40 Session 1: Labor Market

9:40 – 10:00 am Coffee Break

10:00 – 11:30 am Session 2: Social Norms

11:30 – 12:15 pm Lunch

12:15 – 1:00 pm Plenary Panel: Martina Björkman Nyqvist (Stockholm School of Economics), Eliana La Ferrara (Harvard University), and Rohini Pande (Yale University)

1:00 – 3:00 pm Session 3: Children and Education

3:00 pm: Concluding Remarks

Watch 31st Annual Kuznets Memorial Lecture: Political Distortions and Economic Development

Leonard Wantchekon of Princeton University delivered the 31st Annual Kuznets Memorial Lecture "Political Distortions and Economic Development" on March 31, 2022. He discussed recent research on the role of political institutions in economic growth and development, frictions induced by the political process, and institutional reforms that may curb such distortions.