Conflict and Economic Performance

Workshop, 18-19 June 2006

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Time: 18 Jun 2006 - 19 Jun 2006
Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo

Sunday, June 18 2006



09.00-10.00     Ragnar Torvik (Mario Chacon and Jim Robinson)

When is democracy an equilibrium?: Theory and evidence from Colombia's La Violencia


10.30-11.30     Halvor Mehlum (and Kalle Moene)

Contested power


11.30-13.00     Lunch


13.00-14.00    Aanund Hylland (with Jarrett Blanc and Kåre Volland): 

Institutions building and electoral system in post conflict countries

14.30-15.30     Silje Aslaksen:

Corruption and natural resource



Unpolished research ideas:


16.00-17.00     Kalle Moene (Halvor Mehlum and Fredrik Willumsen)

Opium and conflict in Afghanistan 

17.00-18.00     Joan Esteban:

Social  cleavages for different countries: How to utilize the World Values Survey?




Monday, June 19


09.00-10.00     Stergios Skaperdas.

Conflict and endogenous governance, with an application to Bolivia


10.30-11.30     Carl Johan Dalgaard.

                        The Rise of the Market Economy and the Emergence of Political Cohesion


11.30-13.00     Lunch


13.00-14.00     Jens  Chr Andvig :

Child soldiers


14.30-15.30     Todd Sandler (and Subhayu Bandyopadhyay ):

The interplay between preemptive and defensive counterterrorism  measures:  A two-stage game