In the biannual Bergen Seminar in Development Economics, Professor Clive Bell of Heidelberg University, will talk about a rural roads program in India, while Professor Basanta Pradhan of IEG-Delhi will discuss transfers from the central government to the states of India. There will also be two papers on entrepreneurial success, by Professor Mirjam van Praag from University of Amsterdam and Ivar Kolstad, CMI.


Mirjam van Praag (University of Amsterdam): The Impact of Gender Diversity on the Performance of Business Teams.

Ivar Kolstad (CMI): Is it both what you know and who you know? Human capital, social capital and entrepreneurial success in Angola.

Basanta Pradhan (Institute of Economic Growth - Delhi): Central government transfers to States in India- A Regional CGE modeling approach.

Clive Bell (University of Heidelberg): Estimating the social profitability of PMGSY (a rural road program in India): A bumpy ride.