Conflict and Cooperation Conference
November 16-17, 2007
Presented by the Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship

James L. Allen Center
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University
2169 North Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Organizer: Sandeep Baliga
For room reservation information, please contact Justin Heinze.

Friday, November 16, 2007
Complete Schedule (PDF 14 KB)
Time Presenter Title
9:30-10:30am James Fearon
Fighting rather than Bargaining
11:00-12:00pm James Jordan (Penn State)

Power and Efficiency in Pillage Games

Lunch: 12:00-1:30pm (James Allen Center)
1:30-2:30pm Esteban Klor
(Hebrew University)

The struggle for Palestinian hearts and minds: Violence and Public Opinion in the Second Intifada
With David A. Jaeger (College of William and Mary and IZA), Sami H. Miaari (Hebrew University), M. Daniele Paserman (Hebrew University, NBER, CEPR, and IZA)
3:00-4:00pm Tomas Sjöström
Signalling and Communication in Games of Chicken
With Sandeep Baliga (Northwestern)
4:30-5:30pm Ben Jones
Hit or Miss? The Effect of Assassinations on Institutions and War
With Ben Olken (MIT)
7:00pm Conference Dinner


Saturday, November 17, 2007
Complete Schedule (PDF 13 KB)
Time Presenter Title
9:00-10:00am Richard Zeckhauser

Betrayal Aversion
Iris Bohnet, Fiona Greig, and Benedikt Herrmann (Harvard)

10:30-11:30pm Scott Gates (International Peace Research Institute) Communal Violence and Property Rights
12:00-1:00pm Matthew Jackson
Strategic Militarization, Deterrence and War between Nations
With Massimo Morelli (Columbia)
Lunch: 1:00-2:30pm (James Allen Center)

List of Participants

David Austen Smith
Sandeep Baliga
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita
Steve Callander
Daniel Diermeier
James Fearon
Timothy Feddersen
Scott Gates
Catherine Hafer
Bard Harstad
Benedict Hermann
Matthew Jackson
Ben Jones
James Jordan
Esteban Klor
Massimo Morelli
Roger Myerson
Daniele Paserman
Robert Powell
Kristopher Ramsay
Brian Rogers
Ernesto Reuben
Anne Sartori
Tomas Sjöström
Andrea Vindigni
Richard Zeckhauser