JABES SEMINAR TALKS 2021 (JST 2021) | April Talks

Hosted by Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies (JABES)


Keynote speaker: Prof. Andrew D. Foster

George S. and Nancy B. Parker Professor of Economics, Brown University (US)

Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Development Economics (ABDC: A*)


Scheduled program:

• Session 1: Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor-Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities and Optimal Farm Size (60 mins)

• Session 2: Junior Faculty Mentoring (30 mins)


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Andrew D. Foster is a professor in the Departments of Economics and Health Services, Policy and Practice and director of the Social Science Research Institute at Brown University. An empirical microeconomist who specializes in population, development, and environmental economics, he has particular interest in sources of long economic and social mobility in low-income rural areas. He also studies fertility, health, households, human capital, institutions, labor economics, and marriage. He previously served as director of Brown’s Population Studies and Training Center. His recent work has examined economic growth in rural India, exploring issues including growth in the non-farm economy, the effects of local democratization, groundwater usage, forest cover, household structure, inequality, and schooling. He also is exploring the effects of changes in air quality in Delhi. Foster also has a series of projects with colleagues in the Center for Gerontology examining the market for nursing home care.

Foster serves on the steering committee of the National Bureau of Economic Research Development Section, on the board of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development, and as the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Development Economics. He received a BSE from Princeton University and a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

Time: 8:00 AM (Indochine Time GMT+7) - Friday, April 16, 2021

Place: University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) - Campus A - Room A205 - 59C Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Vo Thi Sau Ward, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City


Note: Within 3 days of JST 2021 | April Talks, JST Organizing Committee will send an email to the participants:

  • For those who join the virtual seminar: Official link via Zoom.
  • For those who want to take participate in the seminar: Our detailed program.

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