Ronald Coase Institute



2006 Boulder Workshop: Program



WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS
SEPTEMBER 16–21, 2006
BOULDER, COLORADO, USA


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16  
   
17:30 - 19:00 Registration
   
19:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction and Welcome
  Mary Shirley (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
9:30 - 10:00 Housing, Health, and Happiness
  Sebastian Galiani (Washington University in St. Louis)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Businessman Candidates
  Scott Gehlbach (University of Wisconsin)
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 12:30 Formulating Research Projects
  Alexandra Benham (The Ronald Coase Institute)
  Lee Benham (Washington University in
  St. Louis, and The Ronald Coase Institute)
  John Nye (Washington University in St. Louis)
   
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
   
14:00 - 15:30 Participants present their research
  in small groups and receive feedback
   
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee
   
16:00 - 18:00 Participants present their research
  in small groups and receive feedback
   
19:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER18  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 10:00 History, Growth, and the New Institutional Narrative
  John Nye (Washington University in St. Louis)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Political Economy and Policy Failure in Poor Countries
  Philip Keefer (The World Bank)
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 12:00 Strategies for Evaluating Policies
  Sebastian Galiani (Washington University in St. Louis)
   
12:00 - 12:30 Broadcasting and the Internet:
  A Comparison of Regulating Institutions
  Henry Mohrman (Mohrmanlaw LC)
   
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
   
14:00 - 14:30 Communicating Institutional Findings
  Alexandra Benham (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
14:30 - 15:30 Participants revise their research,
  with individual consultations
   
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee
   
16:00 - 18:00 Participants revise their research,
  with individual consultations
   
19:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 What Do and Don't We Know About Institutions and Development?
  Mary Shirley (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
9:30- 10:30 Presentations by participants
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 12:30 Presentations by participants
   
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
   
14:00 - 14:30 Equity and Risk Allocation in Defense Procurement Contracts: How To Build a Database
  Claude Ménard (Universite de Paris, Pantheon-Sorbonne; and the Ronald Coase Institute)
   
14:30 - 15:30 Presentations by participants
   
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee
   
16:00 - 18:00 Presentations by participants
   
19:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 -9:30 Why Are There Corrupt Elections?
  Alberto Simpser (University of Chicago)
   
9:30 - 10:30 Presentations by participants
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 12:30 Presentations by participants
   
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
   
14:00 - 15:30 Presentations by participants
   
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee
   
16:00 - 17:00 The Cognitive Foundations of the Social Sciences
  Douglass North (Washington University in St. Louis, and the Ronald Coase Institute)
   
17:00 - 18:00 Presentations by participants
   
19:00 Depart for special dinner
   
   
   
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21  
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Transaction Costs, Property Rights, and Resource and Environmental Problems
  Gary Libecap (University of California-Santa Barbara, and the Ronald Coase Institute)
   
9:30 - 10:30 Presentations by participants
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 12:00 Transaction Cost Economics: An Introduction
  Oliver Williamson (University of California-Berkeley)
   
12:00 - 13:00 Wrap-up discussion
  Evaluations, overview by faculty of participants' presentations, and feedback from participants
   
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
   
 
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