Ronald Coase Institute



2012 Beijing Workshop: Program




WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS
MAY 20-26, 2012
BEIJING, CHINA


SUNDAY, MAY 20  
   
17:00 - 18:00 Registration
   
18:00 Dinner
   
   
   
MONDAY, MAY 21  
   
   
6:30 - 8:30 Breakfast available
   
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction and Welcome
  Mary Shirley (The Ronald Coase Institute)
  Yingyi Qian (Tsinghua University)
   
9:30 -10:00 Do Informed Citizens Receive More, or Pay Less? The Impact of Radio on the Government Distribution of Public Health Benefits
  Philip Keefer (The World Bank)
   
10:00 - 10:30 A Brief History of New Institutional Analysis
  Mary Shirley (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 11:30 Measuring the Effects of Culture and Institutions on Economic Development: Evidence from Historical China
  James Kai-sing Kung (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
   
11:30 - 12:30 Formulating Research Projects
  Alexandra Benham (The Ronald Coase Institute)
  Lee Benham (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
   
13:30 - 15:00 Participants present their research
  in small groups and receive feedback
   
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
   
15:30 - 17:30 Participants present their research
  in small groups and receive feedback
   
18:00 Dinner
   
   
TUESDAY, MAY 22  
   
   
6:30 - 8:30 Breakfast available
   
9:00 - 10:00 Applied Research in Economics
  Sebastian Galiani (Washington University in St. Louis)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Evaluating the Role of Foreign Direct Investment in China: Technological Effects or Institutional Impact?
  Cheryl Xiaoning Long (Colgate University and Xiamen University)
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 11:30 Writing of a Paper as a Communication Process
  Yang Yao (Peking University)
   
11:30 - 12:00 How to Do Empirical Work on Regulation
  Marc Law (University of Vermont)
   
12:00 - 12:30 School Quality and Educational Performance in Rural China
  Xinzheng Shi (Tsinghua University)
   
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
   
13:30 - 14:00 Communicating Strategically
   
  Alexandra Benham (The Ronald Coase Institute)
   
14:00 - 15:00 Participants revise their research,
  with consultations
   
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
   
15:30 - 17:30 Participants revise their research,
  with individual consultations
   
18:00 Dinner
   
   
   
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23  
   
   
6:30 - 8:30 Breakfast available
   
9:00- 10:00 Hot Topics in Institutional Economics
  Peter Murrell (University of Maryland)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Presentations by participants
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 12:30 Presentations by participants
   
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
   
13:30 - 14:00 Managing Research by Managing Your Mind
  Lixin Colin Xu (The World Bank)
   
14:00 - 15:00 Presentations by participants
   
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
   
15:30 - 17:30 Presentations by participants
   
18:00 Dinner
   
   
   
THURSDAY, MAY 24  
   
   
6:30 - 8:30 Breakfast available
   
9:00 - 9:30 China's Political System: The Party, the Government, and the Congresses
  Hongbin Li (Tsinghua University)
   
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 - 15:00 Presentations by participants
   
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
   
15:30 -17:30 Presentations by participants
   
18:00 Dinner
   
   
FRIDAY, MAY 25  
   
6:30 - 8:30 Breakfast available
   
9:00 -10:00 Research on Property Rights Institutions
  Gary Libecap (University of California - Santa Barbara)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Presentations by participants
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
   
11:00 - 12:30 Presentations by participants
   
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
   
13:30 - 14:00 Assessments
   
14:00 - 14:30 Wrap-up discussion and ceremony
  Overview by faculty of participants' presentations,
  and feedback from participants
   
14:30 - 14:40 Coffee
   
14:40 - 18:00 Special event
   
18:00 Depart for dinner
   
   
 
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|2008 Singapore |2008 Philippines |2008 Beijing |2009 Bratislava |2009 Xiamen|
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