Ronald Coase Institute



2008 Singapore Workshop: Program




WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS
JANUARY 5-10, 2008
SINGAPORE


SATURDAY, JANUARY 5  
   
17:30 - 19:00 Registration
   
19:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
SUNDAY, JANUARY 6  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction and Welcome
  Mary Shirley (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
9:30 - 10:00 New Challenges of Global Governance
  Kishore Mahbubani (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Measuring Things That Are Hard To Measure
  Alberto Simpser (University of Chicago)
   
10:30 - 11:00 Tea/coffee
   
11:00 - 11:30 Helping Hand or Grabbing Hand? State Bureaucracy and Privatization Effectiveness
  Scott Gehlbach (University of Wisconsin)
   
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 Tea/coffee
   
16:00 - 18:00 Participants present their research
  in small groups and receive feedback
   
18:45 Depart for dinner
   
   
MONDAY, JANUARY 7  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 10:00 The Not So Wild West: Property Rights on the Frontier
  P. J. Hill (Wheaton College and Property & Environment Research Center)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Research on Institutions for Collective Action
  Eduardo Araral (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy)
   
10:30 - 11:00 Tea/coffee
   
11:00 - 11:30 The Role of Institutions in Social Security Reform
  Mukul Asher (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy)
   
11:30 - 12:00 Financial Innovation and the Limits of Risk Management
  Henry Mohrman (Mohrmanlaw LC)
   
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 Tea/coffee
   
16:00 - 18:00 Participants revise their research,
  with individual consultations
   
18:45 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
TUESDAY, JANUARY 8  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Institutional Building and Change in Singapore
  Boon Siong Neo (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy)
   
9:30- 10:30 Presentations by participants
   
10:30 - 11:00 Tea/coffee
   
11:00 - 12:30 Presentations by participants
   
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
   
14:00 - 15:00 Institutions and Development
  Mary Shirley (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
15:00 - 15:30 Presentations by participants
   
15:30 - 16:00 Tea/coffee
   
16:00 - 17:30 Presentations by participants
   
18:45 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9  
   
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 -9:30 Global Institutions
  Ann Florini (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy)
   
9:30 - 10:30 Presentations by participants
   
10:30 - 11:00 Tea/coffee
   
11:00 - 12:30 Presentations by participants
   
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
   
14:00 - 14:30 Presentations by participants
   
14:30 - 15:00 Institutional Determinants of Regulatory Enforcement: Evidence from Medical Licensing Boards in the United States
  Marc Law (University of Vermont)
   
15:00 - 15:30 Presentations by participants
   
15:30 - 16:00 Tea/coffee
   
16:00 - 17:30 Presentations by participants
   
18:45 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
THURSDAY, JANUARY 10  
   
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 The Subversion of Institutions for Electoral Purposes
  Alberto Simpser (University of Chicago)
   
9:30 - 10:30 Presentations by participants
   
10:30 - 11:00 Tea/coffee
   
11:00 - 11:30 Water Rights
  P. J. Hill (Wheaton College and Property & Environment Research Center)
   
11:30 - 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 Tea/coffee
   
16:00 - 17:15 Walk in National Botanic Garden
   
18:45 Depart for dinner
   
   
 
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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