Ronald Coase Institute

2008 Philippines Workshop: Titles of Abstracts

MARCH 9-14, 2008


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Excessive Presidential Discretion in Economic Policymaking:
The Case of the Philippines’ Ninoy Aquino International Airport 3
Julio Santiago Amador III
Foreign Service Institute, Philippines

Institutional Arrangement in the Management of Solid Waste:
The Metro Manila, Philippines Experience
Arlen A. Ancheta
University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

The Determinants of Net Interest Margin: A Political Economy View
Marijana Badjun
Institute of Public Finance, Croatia

An Explanation of the Philippine Growth Experience
with an Institutional Flavor
Edsel L. Beja, Jr.
Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

Institutional Structure in Corporate Agriculture
Niti Bhutani
Delhi University, India and University of Maryland, USA

Institutions and Casinos on American Indian Reservations:
An Empirical Investigation into the Location of Indian Casinos
J. Anthony Cookson
Montana State University, USA

A Co-evolutionary Model of Growth
Desiree Desierto
University of the Philippines, Philippines

Does Government Spending Reflect Voter Preferences?
Justine Diokno-Sicat
University of the Philippines, Philippines

Do Improvement in School Institutions Improve Educational Outcomes?
Geoffrey M. Ducanes
University of the Philippines, Philippines

Foreign Direct Investment in Zimbabwe:
Do Legal Property Rights Play a Role?
Farayi Gwenhamo
University of Cape Town, South Africa

The Link Between Credit Markets and Self-Employment Choice
Among Households in Rural China
Linghui Han, Research Institute for Fiscal Science, Ministry of Finance,
P.R. China
Denise Hare, Reed College, USA

What is the Original Source of China’s Economic Growth?
An Empirical Study of China’s Textile Sector
Zhe He and Linyan Sun
Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

The Effects of Training and Extension on Insecticide Use
in Philippine Rice Production
Nelissa Jamora, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines
David Dawe, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy

Bargaining Solutions to Water Resource Management
in Metropolitan Cebu, Philippines
Francisco M. Largo
University of San Carlos, Philippines

Mainland Chinese Buy Bare Flats, Hong Kong Chinese Buy
Furnished Flats. Why?
Rita Li
University of Hong Kong, China

Does Public Policing Deter Violations of Water Pollution Standards?
Evidence from Central Visayas, Philippines
Lourdes O. Montenegro
University of San Carlos, Philippines

Do 10 Years in Jail Reduce Corruption?
A Natural Experiment from Former Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Otáhal
Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry in Brno, Czech Republic

Do International Customs Agreements Lead to Better Trade Facilitation?
Ruby Ann Pimentel-Prenio
University of the Philippines, Philippines

An Experimental Investigation of Self-Regulatory Mechanisms
and Auditor Liability Regimes
Andrew Adrian Yu Pua
De La Salle University, Philippines

Institutional Compatibility and Foreign Direct Investments
Rommel Flores Rabanal
University of the Philippines, Philippines

Are Local Political Clans Inherently Bad for Local Growth and Development? 
A Principal-Agent Model of Philippine Local Political Relationships
Nico M. Ravanilla
University of the Philippines, Philippines

Minority Size and Voter Competence:
Some Notes on the Two-Party Condorcet Jury Framework
Emmanuel A. San Andres
University of the Philippines, Philippines

Toward a Public Index Linking Judicial System Performance
with Social and Economic Development
Rodrigo do Nascimento Santos
National Institute for Judiciary Quality, Brazil

A Yield and Optimal Input Application with Endogenous Adoption
of Hybrid Rice among Filipino Farmers
Harold Glenn A. Valera
Bureau of Agricultural Statistics, Philippines

Institutional Analysis of Rural Land Markets to Support Sustainable Livelihoods
Ha Thuc Vien
Nong Lam University, Vietnam

On a Special Kind of Transfer Mode of SOE’s Property Rights in China
with the Constraint of Non-Price Objectives
Guangqin Xiong
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

|2001 Berkeley |2001 Rio |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 |2017 Xiamen|
|2017 Bogota|2018 Bratislava|

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