Ronald Coase Institute



2009 Xiamen Workshop: Program




WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS
DECEMBER 13-19, 2009
XIAMEN, CHINA


SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13  
   
17:00 - 18:30 Registration in hotel
   
18:30 Dinner
   
   
   
MONDAY, DECEMBER 14  
   
   
7:30 - 8:15 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction and Welcome
  Mary Shirley (The Ronald Coase Institute)
  Yongmiao Hong (WISE, Xiamen University)
   
9:30 - 10:00 The Demarcation of Land and the Role of Coordinating Institutions
  Gary Libecap (University of California - Santa Barbara)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Secondary Spectrum Markets: Coase and the FCC 50 Years Later
  Scott Wallsten (Federal Communications Commission)
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 11:30 Regulation During the Progressive Era: Lessons for Political Economy
  Marc Law (University of Vermont)
   
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
   
18:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15  
   
   
7:30 - 8:15 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 10:00 History, Growth, and the New Institutional Economics
  John Nye (George Mason University)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Model, Illustrate, and Investigate:
  How to Use Contracts and Legal Sources
  in Social Science Research
  Henry Mohrman (Mohrmanlaw LC)
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 12:00 Avoiding Common Failings in Research: A Case Study of Electricity Privatization
  Mary Shirley (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
12:00 - 12:30 Strategic Communication
  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
   
18:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16  
   
   
7:30 - 8:15 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Conducting Research: Personal Experiences and Challenges
  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 Growth, Institutions, and the Nonlinear Relationship
  Ying Fang (Xiamen University)
   
16:30 - 18:00 Presentations by participants
   
18:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17  
   
   
7:30 - 8:15 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 The Role of Formal and Informal Institutions in China's Economic Transformation: The Court, the Government, and Business Associations
  Cheryl Long (Colgate University)
   
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 Presentations by Participants
   
17:00 - 18:00 Special Lecture
  Steven N. S. Cheung (University of Hong Kong, Emeritus)
   
18:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
   
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18  
   
7:30 - 8:15 Breakfast
   
9:00 - 9:30 Not Just Democracy: Interpreting Subjective Measures of Political Regimes
  Philip Keefer (The World Bank)
   
9:30 - 10:30 Presentations by participants
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 12:30 Presentations by participants
   
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
   
13:30 - 14:50 Wrap-up discussion
  Overview by faculty of participants' presentations,
  and feedback from participants
   
14:50 - 15:00 Coffee
   
15:00- 18:30 Special event
   
19:30 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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