Seminar by – Jonathan Morduch, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, 27th July, 2017 (Thursday) at 3:00 PM

 Poverty and Migration in the Digital Age: Experimental Evidence on Mobile Banking in BangladeshbyJonathan Morduch Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York UniversityOn27th July, 2017 (Thursday) at 3:00 PMVenue : Seminar Room (First Floor)Department of Economics, Delhi School of EconomicsAll are cordially invitedAbstractWe experimentally estimate the impacts of mobile banking in a sample of rural households in northern Bangladesh paired to family members working in Dhaka. The treatment substantially increased the adoption and use of mobile banking accounts, which were used actively to send and receive remittances.The rural households receiving remittances reduced borrowing, increased savings, and saw gains in health, education and

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