Ronald Coase Institute



2014 Manila Workshop: Program




WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS
DECEMBER 7-13, 2014
MANILA, PHILIPPINES


SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7  
   
17:00 - 18:00 Registration
   
   
   
MONDAY, DECEMBER 8  
   
8:30 - 9:00 Welcome and Introduction
  Mary Shirley
   
9:00 - 9:30 Political Parties and Public Policy:
Approaching Great Questions with Rough Data
  Philip Keefer
   
9:30 - 10:00 One Success, One Failure:
Tales of Philippine State Engagement
  Raul Fabella
   
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee
   
10:30 - 11:00 Ronald Coase's Views on the Conduct of Economics
  Mary Shirley
   
11:00 - 11:30 Formulating Research Projects
  Alexandra Benham
   
11:30 - 12:00 Formulating Research Projects
  Lee Benham
   
12:00 - 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
   
   
   
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9  
   
8:30 - 9:30 Growth, History and the NIE: Institutions
and the Direction of Future Research
  John Nye
   
9:30 - 10:00 Explaining the Philippines' Deviant Industrial Behaviour: Timing and Path Dependence
  Emmanuel de Dios
   
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee
   
10:30- 11:00 Communicating Strategically
  Alexandra Benham
   
11:00 - 12:00 Lessons from Economic Theory, Experiments and Quasi-Experiments
  Sebastian Galiani
   
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
   
13:30 - 15:00 Participants revise their research with individual consultations with faculty
   
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
   
15:30 - 17:30 Participants revise their research with individual consultations with faculty
   
   
   
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10  
   
8:30 - 9:00 Why Does It Take So Long to Address
Open-Access Losses When Everyone Agrees
It Should Be Done?
  Gary Libecap
   
9:00 - 10:00 Presentations by Participants
   
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee
   
10:30 - 11:00 Institutions, Political Bargaining Costs, Corruption, and Economic Efficiency
(Is East Asian Corruption Less Detrimental
to Economic Growth?)
  Felipe Medalla
   
11:00 - 12:00 Presentations by Participants
   
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
   
13:30 - 14:00 Does Economic Growth Cause Democracy?
  Desiree Desierto
   
14:00 - 15:00 Presentations by Participants
   
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
   
15:30 - 17:30 Presentations by Participants
   
   
   
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11  
   
8:30 - 9:30 The Communist Party, the Private Entrepreneur, and the Law: Theory and Evidence from China
  Chenggang Xu
   
9:30 - 10:00 Presentations by Participants
   
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee
   
10:30 - 11:00 Imposing Cooperation: The Impact of Local Institutions on the Efficiency of Cooperatives
in an Emerging Market
  Roberto Galang
   
11:00 - 12:00 Presentations by Participants
   
   
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
   
13:30 - 14:30 Presentations by Participants
   
14:30 - 15:00 Coase on the Marginal Cost Controversy: Teaching What Economic Policy is Really About
  Henry Mohrman
   
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
   
15:30 - 17:30 Presentations by Participants
   
   
   
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12  
   
8:30 - 10:00 Presentations by Participants
   
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee
   
10:30 - 12:00 Presentations by Participants
   
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
   
13:00 - 13:30 Assessments
   
13:30 - 14:30 Wrap-up discussion and ceremony
  Overview by faculty of participants’ presentations and feedback from participants
   
15:00 - 18:30 Special event
   
  Gala dinner
   
 
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|2001 Berkeley |2001 Rio |2002 St. Louis |2002 Cambridge |2003 Budapest|
|2003 S„o 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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