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Calendario
Lugar: Cartagena, Colombia
Fecha: De 12 de Junio de 2008 hasta 13 de Junio de 2008
Hora: De 9:00 am hasta 1:00 pm

Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association – LACEA

Universidad de los Andes - Economics Department - Fedesarrollo

Political Economy Group - PEG

IX Meeting, Cartagena, June 12-13, 2008

 

Thursday, June 12th

9:00-9:30

Opening Remarks. Mauricio Cardenas (Executive Director - Fedesarrollo)

9:30-12:30

First session

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Gustavo J. Bobonis - University of Toronto
Political Institutions, Labor Coercion, and the Emergence of Public Schooling: Evidence from the 19th Century Coffee¨.

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Discussant: Oskar Nupia, Universidad de los Andes

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Adriana Camacho - Universidad de los Andes, (Emily Conover - University of California, Berkeley)
¨Manipulation of Social Program Eligibility: Detection, Explanations, and Consequences for Empirical Research¨.

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Discussant: Ernesto Stein, Inter-American Development Bank

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Alberto F. Cavallo - Harvard University, (Eduardo A. Cavallo - Inter-American Development Bank)
¨Are crises good for long term growth? The role of political institutions¨.

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Discussant: Mauricio Cárdenas, Fedesarrollo

12:30-2:00

Lunch

2:00-5:00

Second session.

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Oskar Nupia - Universidad de los Andes, (Marcela Eslava - Universidad de los Andes)
¨Reassessing the fiscal consequences of polarization and fragmentation in the legislature¨.

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Discussant: Carlos Scarstascini, Inter-American Development Bank.

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Carlos Scarstascini- Inter-American Development Bank, (Ernesto Stein - Inter-American Development Bank, Mariano Tommasi - Universidad de San Andrés). ¨How Do Political Institutions Work? Veto Players, Intertemporal Interactions, and Policy Adaptability¨.

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Discussant: Alberto F. Cavallo - Harvard University

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Claudio Ferraz - Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada, (Frederico Finan - University of California, Berkeley)
¨Motivating Politicians: The Impacts of Monetary Incentives on Quality and Performance¨.

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Discussant: Martin Rossi, Universidad de San Andrés

Friday, June 13th

9:00-12:00

Third session.

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Oeindrila Dube - Harvard University, (Juan F. Vargas - Banco de la República)
¨Commodity price shocks and civil conflict: evidence from Colombia¨.

Discussant: Catherine Rodriguez, Universidad de los Andes

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Martín A. Rossi - Universidad de San Andrés, (Ernesto Dal Bó - Stanford Graduate School of Business and NBER)
¨Term Length and Political Performance¨.

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Discussant: Claudio Ferraz, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada

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João M P De Mello- Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, (Bernardo S Da Silveira – New York University)
¨Campaign Advertising and Election Outcomes: Quasi-Natural Experiment Evidence from Gubernatorial Elections in Brazil¨.

Discussant: Ernesto Dal Bó, Stanford Graduate School of Business and NBER

12:00-1:00

Lunch

 
Lugar: Cartagena, Colombia
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