Friday, September 8

9:30 AM -10:00AM Breakfast
10:00 AM-11:00AM William Easterly (NYU)

“In Search of Reforms for Growth: New Stylized Facts on Policy and Growth Outcomes”

11:00 AM-12:00PM Ray Fisman (Boston University)

“Social Ties and the Selection of China’s Political Elite”

12:00 PM-1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM-2:30 PM Scott Ashworth (University of Chicago)
2:30 PM-3:00 PM Break
3:00 PM-4:00 PM Kate Casey (Stanford)

“Community Development in the Long Run”

4:00 PM-4:30 PM Break
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Cesi Cruz (University of British Columbia)

“Politician Family Networks and Electoral Outcomes: Evidence from the Philippines”

5:30 PM-6:30 PM Poster Session and Refreshments
6:30 PM-7:00 PM Transport to Dinner
7:00 PM-9:00 PM Dinner (Invitation Only)

Saturday, September 9


9:00AM-9:30AM Breakfast
9:30AM-10:30AM Camilo Garcia Jimeno (University of Pennsylvania)

“Women, Rails, and Telegraphs: An Empirical Study of Information Diffusion, Social Learning, and Collective Action”

10:30AM-11:00AM Break
11:00AM-12:00PM Torsten Persson (University of Stockholm)

“Joint Dynamics of Organizational Culture, Design, and Performance”

12:00PM-2:00PM Lunch
2::00PM End of Conference