Ronald Coase Institute



2004 Chicago Conference: Program



CONFERENCE ON TRANSACTION COSTS
DECEMBER 3-5, 2004
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA

Co-sponsored by the George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy
and the State, University of Chicago



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3

12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Room 422, Gleacher Center, University of Chicago
 

12:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Technical studies team,
by prior arrangement

 

 (to work on technical issues concerning
   the costs of exchange project)

 

 

6:00 – 6:15 p.m.

All conference attendees

 

 Meet in hotel lobby, Embassy Suites
 Chicago- Downtown/Lakefront

 

 

7:00 p.m.

Conference dinner

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Room 422, Gleacher Center, University of Chicago
 

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast

 

 

8:45 a.m.

Depart from hotel lobby together

 

 

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Costs of Exchange: Introduction
and Results I

 

Introduction: Mary Shirley

 

Perspectives: Alexandra Benham and
   Lee Benham

 

Peru: Miguel Jaramillo

 

Ukraine: Olga Nashchekina and
    Igor Timoshenkov

 

Discussant

 

John Wallis

 

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Coffee break

 

 

11:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Costs of Exchange: Results II

 

Brazil: Decio Zylbersztajn

 

Tanzania: Estomih Nkya

 

Chile: Marcela Alluι N.

 

Discussant

 

Douglas Allen

 

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

 

 

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

World Bank and Other Studies

Ana Fernandes

Ryan Orr

 

Discussant

 

Mary Shirley

 

 

 230 - 3:00 p.m.

Coffee break

 

 

 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Approaches to Transaction Costs

 

Douglas Allen

 

John Wallis

 

Discussant

 

Douglass North

 

 

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Perspectives on Transaction Costs

 

Ning Wang

General discussion

 

 

7:00 p.m.

Conference dinner

 
 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
River North Room, Embassy Suites Chicago
 

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast

 

 

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Transaction Costs and the Social Sciences

Douglass North

 

Discussant

 

Sam Peltzman

 

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Coffee break

 

 

11:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Future Directions

Edward Bakewell, Kenneth Gartrell, P.J. Hill, Frederic Sautet, John Sullivan, Nancy Truitt

 

 

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch and closing discussion



 






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