Workshop at NYU, 23-24 February 2007

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Time: Fri 23 (10:00) - Sat 24 (18:15) February 2007
Place: New York University

Program
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10.00-11.00 Halvor Mehlum and Kalle Moene, Oslo: 'King of the Hill'
11.15-12.15 Branislav L. Slantchev, UC. San Diego, 'The Armed Peace'
12.15-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Silje Aslaksen, Trondheim: 'Corruption and Natural Resources:
Evidence from Panel Data'
14.45-15.45 Gerard Padró i Miquel, Stanford Business School: 'Strategic Risk, Civil War and Intervention' (with Sylvain Chassang)
16.00-17.00 Suresh Naidu, Berkeley: 'Occupational Choices.
Economic Determinants of Land Invasions'
17.15-18.15 Daniel Arce and Todd Sandler, University of Texas at Dallas: 'Fitting In Group Effects and the Evolution of Fundamentalism'

Saturday 24.2
09.00-10.00 Pierre Yared, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 'The Efficient Use of Violence'
10.00-
11.00
Joan Esteban,Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and Debraj Ray, NYU:
'On the Salience of Ethnic Conflict'
11.15-
12.15
Jim Robinson, Harvard: 'Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions'(with Daron Acemoglu)
12.15-13.30 Lunch
13.30-
14.30
Ethan Kaplan, Stockholm U. (with Arindrajit Dube and Suresh Naidu): 'Coups, Corporations and Common Knowledge’
14.45-
15.45
Oeindrila Dube and Juan Vargas, Harvard: 'Are all resources cursed?'
16.00-
17.00
Stergios Skaperdas, UC Irvine: 'Socio-political conflict and economic performance in Bolivia' (with Jose Luis Evia and Roberto Laserna)
17.15-
18.15
Dominic Rohner, Cambridge: 'Information, Reputation and Ethnic Conflict'