October 21-22, 2016, Moscow, Radisson Royal Hotel
International Scientific Conference 'Social Interactions, Norms and Development'
The objective of the conference is to summarize the ideas, efforts, and the outcomes of research in seemingly unrelated, yet, deeply interconnected fields of institutional and development economics, as well as social interactions. Further, the purpose of the conference is to discuss different modern approaches to the complex issues of social and economic development, based on the experience derived from specific cases in a variety of countries, regions, and territories.
Address
Radisson Royal Hotel,
Kutuzovskiy prospekt 2/1 bld.1,
Moscow, Russia
(map)
SCHEDULE
Friday, October 21
Friday, October 21
DAY ONE. Conference Hall 'Biblioteka'
8.30 – 9.00
8.30 – 9.00
Registration
9.00 – 9.15
9.00 – 9.15
Official opening
Shlomo Weber (New Economic School, Rector)
9.15 – 10.45
9.15 – 10.45
Session 1. Chairperson: Charles Becker
9.15 – 10.00 Lawrence Blume (Cornell University) "Stigma and Social Control"
10.00 – 10.45 Yannis Ioannides (Tufts University) "Endogenous Social Networks and Inequality in an Intergenerational Setting"
10.45 – 11.15
10.45 – 11.15
Coffee break
11.15 – 12.45
11.15 – 12.45
Session 2. Chairperson: Lawrence Blume
11.15 – 12.00 Hannes Mueller (Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica, CSIC) "Violence as Interaction Across Space" (joint with Dominic Rohner and David Schoenholzer)
12.00 – 12.45 Paul Dower (Florida International University) "Institutional incongruence and tax compliance among SMEs in Togo" (joint with Moussa Blimpo, World Bank)
12.45 – 14.00
12.45 – 14.00
Coffee break
14.00 – 15.30
14.00 – 15.30
Session 3. Chairperson: Shlomo Weber
14.00 – 14.45 Steven Durlauf (University of Wisconsin-Madison) "Some Microfoundations for the Great Gatsby Curve" (joint with Ananth Seshadri)
14.45 – 15.30 Charles Becker (Duke University) "Forced Marriage and Birth Outcomes" (joint with Susan Steiner and Bakhrom Mirkasimov)
15.30 – 16.00
15.30 – 16.00
Coffee break
16.00 – 17.30
16.00 – 17.30
Session 4. Chairperson: Yannis Ioannides
16.00 – 16.45 Andrea Matranga (New Economic School) "All Along the Watchtower: Linear Defenses and the Enserfment of the Russian Peasant"
16.45 – 17.30 Ruben Enikolopov (Pompeu Fabra University, New Economic School) "Social Media and Protest Participation: Evidence from Russia" (joint with Alexey Makarin and Maria Petrova)
17.30 – 18.00
17.30 – 18.00
Closing remarks
DAY 2. October 22 (Saturday)
DAY 2. October 22 (Saturday)
Conference hall 'Biblioteka'
8.45 – 9.15
8.45 – 9.15
Registration
9.15 – 10.45
9.15 – 10.45
Session 5. Chairperson: Jean-Philippe Platteau
9.15 – 10.00 Jean-Paul Carvalho (University of California Irvine) "Elite Identity and Political Accountability: A Tale of Ten Islands"
10.00 – 10.45 Hosny Zoabi (New Economic School) "Women's Liberation as a Financial Innovation" (joint with Moshe Hazan and David Weiss)
10.45 – 11.15
10.45 – 11.15
Coffee break
11.15 – 12.45
11.15 – 12.45
Session 6. Chairperson: Jean-Paul Carvalho
11.15 – 12.00 Gunes Gokmen (New Economic School) "The Power of Religion: Institutionalized Religion and Power Inequality Across the Globe"
12.00 – 12.45 Emmanuelle Auriol (Toulouse 1 Capitole University) "Trusting in God: effect of religious identification in risk and trust games in Haiti"
12.45 – 14.00
12.45 – 14.00
Coffee break
14.00 – 15.30
14.00 – 15.30
Session 7. Chairperson: Steven Durlauf
14.00 – 14.45 Jean-Philippe Platteau (University of Namur) "Eradicating Women-Hurting Customs: What Role for Social Engineering?" (Joint with Giulia Camilotti)
14.45 - 15.30 Paul Dower (Florida International University) "Landscape theory and Cold War alliances in Africa" (joint with Shlomo Weber, Gunes Gokmen, and Michel Le Breton).
15.30 – 16.00
15.30 – 16.00
Coffee break
16.00 – 16.45
16.00 – 16.45
Session 8. Chairperson: Steven Durlauf
14.45 – 15.30 Shlomo Weber (New Economic School, Rector) "Index of Diversity"
16.45 – 17.15
16.45 – 17.15
Closing remarks
Registration is closed
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