Ronald Coase Institute



2008 Philippines Workshop: Program



WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS
MARCH 9-14, 2008
LOS BAOS, PHILIPPINES


SUNDAY, MARCH 9  
   
17:30 - 19:00 Registration
   
19:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
MONDAY, MARCH 10  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction and Welcome
  Mary Shirley (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
9:30 - 10:00 Welcome - and Governance and Institutions in the Philippines
  Fernando Aldaba (Ateneo de Manila University)
  with Michael Alba (De La Salle University)
  and Siegfried Herzog (Friedrich Naumann Stiftung)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Do Effective Regulators Really Need to Be Independent?
  Scott Wallsten (Stanford University)
   
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 (George Mason University)
   
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
   
   
TUESDAY, MARCH 11  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 10:00 History, Growth, and the New Institutional Narrative
  John Nye (George Mason University)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Institutions within Firms: The Case of HR Policy and Practice
  Bruce Rayton (University of Bath)
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 11:30 Historical Roots of Philippine Economic Institutions
  Emmanuel S. De Dios (University of the Philippines)
   
11:30 - 12:00 Protection Contracts, Enforcement Capture and the Illegal Gambling (Jueteng) in the Philippines
  Raul V. Fabella (University of the Philippines)
   
12:00 - 12:30 Communicating Institutional Findings
  Alexandra Benham (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
   
14:00 - 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
   
   
   
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Empirical Studies of Firms and Institutions
  Colin Xu (The World Bank)
   
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 - 16:30 Measuring Institutions: Concepts and Examples
  Veneta Andonova (University of the Andes)
   
16:30 - 18:00 Presentations by participants
   
19:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
THURSDAY, MARCH 13  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 -10:00 A New Approach to Economic Development
  Douglass North (Washington University in St. Louis, and the Ronald Coase Institute)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Presentations by participants
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 12:00 Presentations by participants
   
12:00 - 12:30 The Disinterested Government: An Interpretation of China's Economic Success in the Reform Era
  Yang Yao (Peking University)
   
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
   
14:00 - 15:30 Presentations by participants
   
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee
   
16:00 - 18:00 Presentations by participants
   
19:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
FRIDAY, MARCH 14  
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Aid and Institutions
  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 - 15:30 Wrap-up discussion
  Overview by faculty of participants' presentations, and feedback from participants
   
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee
   
16:00 Depart for resort with swimming and final dinner
   
 
Program
|2001 Berkeley |2001 Rio |2002 St. Louis |2002 Cambridge |2003 Budapest|
|2003 So 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|
|2017 Xiamen|




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