Action, reaction and report from Take Action: Global Goals student conference organised by LIDC and held by UCL.
New Approaches to International Development
The London International Development Centre (LIDC) facilitates interdisciplinary research and training to tackle complex problems in international development.
We bring together social and natural scientists from across the University of London's Bloomsbury Colleges: Birkbeck, UCL Institute of Education, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, and SOAS.
Nik Hartley OBE, CEO of Restless Development, has been announced as the main speaker. Dame Henrietta Moore, Director of the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, will introduce him.
We shed light on the importance of parental subjective beliefs in explaining the heterogeneity in parental choices of investments in the development of their children. Subjective beliefs about the production function of skills in early childhood development is crucial since parents may have biased beliefs about the returns to investments.