Sunday, June 18 2006

09.00-10.00 Ragnar Torvik (Mario Chacon and Jim Robinson)

When is democracy an equilibrium?: Theory and evidence from Colombia's La Violencia

10.30-11.30 Halvor Mehlum (and Kalle Moene)

Contested power

11.30-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.00 Aanund Hylland (with Jarrett Blanc and Kåre Volland):

Institutions building and electoral system in post conflict countries

14.30-15.30 Silje Aslaksen:

Corruption and natural resource

Unpolished research ideas:

16.00-17.00 Kalle Moene (Halvor Mehlum and Fredrik Willumsen)

Opium and conflict in Afghanistan ****

17.00-18.00 Joan Esteban:

Social cleavages for different countries: How to utilize the World Values Survey?

Monday, June 19

09.00-10.00 Stergios Skaperdas.

Conflict and endogenous governance, with an application to Bolivia

10.30-11.30     Carl Johan Dalgaard. 

                        The Rise of the Market Economy and the Emergence of Political Cohesion

11.30-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.00 Jens Chr Andvig :

Child soldiers

14.30-15.30 Todd Sandler (and Subhayu Bandyopadhyay ):

The interplay between preemptive and defensive counterterrorism measures: A two-stage game