Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Session
10-08: Using New Data & Platforms for Land Policy Research
Time:
Thursday, 23/Mar/2017:
10:30am - 12:00pm

Session Chair: Innocent Matshe, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya
Location: MC C2-131

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Presentations
ID: 1066 / 10-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: industrial policy; FDI; concessions; geo-referenced data; nighttime light

Government Policy and Natural Resource Sector FDI: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Liberia

Bradley Parks1, Jonas Bunte2, Daniel Runfola1, Harsh Desai3, Kanio Gbala4

1The College of William and Mary; 2UT-Dallas; 3London School of Economics and Political Science; 4TrustAfrica



ID: 982 / 10-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies

Monitoring of Agricultural Land Conversion with Copernicus Sentinel Sensors: Case Study of Gambella State (Ethiopia)

Guido Lemoine, Felix Rembold

European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre, Italy



ID: 296 / 10-08: 3
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: forest cover mapping, tropical dry and humid forests, Sentinel satellites

Satellite based monitoring of forest resources compliant with REDD+ and Zero Deforestation

Thomas Haeusler, Fabian En├čle, Sharon Gomez

GAF AG, Germany



ID: 897 / 10-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: property rights, experiment, investment, geospatial data

How Land Tenure Systems Affect Foreign Investment: Evidence from Liberia

Alexandra Hartman1, Darin Christensen3, Cyrus Samii2

1UCL, United Kingdom; 2NYU, United States of America; 3UCLA, United States of America