Mar 01, 2019 - Event

ATAI Board Officer Tavneet Suri chairs NBER conference on Transforming Rural Africa


On February 28 and March 1, the NBER convened affiliated researchers to present new insights on “Transforming Rural Africa.” The conference was supported by the African Development Bank, and ATAI board officer Tavneet Suri chaired the conference in collaboration with Christopher B. Barrett, Michael Carter, Abebe Shimeles, Christopher R. Udry, and Hanan Morsy. Researchers shared evidence on topics such as credit provision, information diffusion, transportation costs, and contract framing. A full agenda and the papers presented are available here.