Political Economy Conference

Sponsored by the Program for Economic Research, the Center for Global Economic Governance and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy
The conference will take place in 1512 International Affairs Building, located at 420 West 118th Street between Amsterdam and Morningside Avenues.
Friday, December 12, 2014
9:30-10:15         Registration and Light Breakfast
10:15-11:15      Chris Blattman (Columbia),  "Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence from Behavior Change and Cash Transfers"
                           (with Julian C. Jamison and Margaret Sheridan)
                           Discussion by Jonas Hjort (Columbia)
11:15-11:30    Coffee Break
11:30-12:30    ‚ÄčAlberto Bisin (NYU) "On the Joint Dynamics of Culture and Insitututions"
                          (with Thierry Verdier)
                          Discussion by Laurent Bouton (Georgetown)
12:30-1:45      Lunch 
1:45-2:45        Georgy Egorov (Northwestern)"Endogenous Property Rights" 
                          (with Daniel Diermeier and Konstanin Sonin)
                          Discussion by Tiberiu Dragu (NYU)
2:45-3:00        Coffee Break
3:00-4:00        Scott Tyson (NYU), "Two-Sided Coordination: Competition in Collective Action"
                           (with Alastair Smith)
                           Discussion by Alessandro Lizzeri (NYU)
4:00-4:15        Coffee Break
                            Discussion by Claire Lim (Cornell)
Each session consists of 45 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion and 5 minutes of Q&A.
Directions to the International Affairs building are available here.

If you would like to register for this conference, please contact Juliana Capaldi.