Ronald Coase Institute



2007 Reykjavik Workshop: Program



WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS
JUNE 16–21, 2007
REYKJAVIK, ICELAND


SATURDAY, JUNE 16  
   
17:30 - 19:00 Registration
   
19:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
SUNDAY, JUNE 17  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction and Welcome
  Mary Shirley (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
9:30 - 10:00 Testing the Economics of Institutions in Iceland
  Thrainn Eggertsson (University of Iceland and New York University)
   
10:00 - 11:00 Causality and Institutions
  Sebastian Galiani (Washington University in St. Louis)
   
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee
   
11:30 - 12:30 Formulating Research Projects
  Alexandra Benham (The Ronald Coase Institute)
  Lee Benham (Washington University in
  St. Louis, and The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
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, JUNE18  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 10:00 History, Growth, and the New Institutional Narrative
  John Nye (Washington University in St. Louis and George Mason University)
   
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 Analyzing Institutions Using Experiments
  Maros Servatka (University of Canterbury)
   
12:00 - 12:30 Long-Term Capital Management Revisited: The Role of Institutional Economics in Risk Management
  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, JUNE 19  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 State Bureaucracy and Russian Privatization Effectiveness: An Exercise in Institutional Analysis
  Scott Gehlbach (University of Wisconsin)
   
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 A New World Record: Four Asset Price Bubbles in Twenty Years
  Robert Aliber (University of Chicago)
   
14:30 - 15:30 Presentations by participants
   
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee
   
16:00 - 18:30 Presentations by participants
   
19:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 -9:30 Institutions and Political Economy of Russia
  Konstantin Sonin (New Economic School, Russia)
   
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 Institutions in the Natural State
  Douglass North (Washington University in St. Louis, and the Ronald Coase Institute)
   
17:00 - 18:30 Presentations by participants
   
19:00 Depart for special dinner
   
   
   
THURSDAY, JUNE 21  
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Transaction Costs and Coasean Solutions to Environmental and Resource 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
  Overview by faculty of participants' presentations, and feedback from participants
   
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
   
   
 
Program
|2001 Berkeley |2001 Rio |2002 St. Louis |2002 Cambridge |2003 Budapest|
|2003 São Paulo |2004 Tucson |2005 Barcelona |2006 Boulder |2007 Reykjavik|
|2008 Singapore |2008 Philippines |2008 Beijing |2009 Bratislava |2009 Xiamen|
|2010 Moscow |2010 Shanghai |2011 Chicago| |2012 Beijing |2012 Santiago|
|2013 Xiamen |2014 Manila |2015 Hong Kong |2015 Tel Aviv |2016 Tallinn|




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