Conflict & Cooperation Conference
May 9-10, 2012
Presented by the Ford Motor Company for Global Citizenship and the Managerial and Economics Decision Sciences Department

Location:
James L. Allen Center
Northwestern University
2169 North Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Campus Map / Directions

Conference Organizer: Sandeep Baliga
Conference Administrator: Denita Linnertz (please contact for hotel reservations or general questions)

PDF version of Conference Schedule

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
7:00pm Conference Dinner  by invitation only, rsvp to Denita Linnertz
Thursday, May 10, 2012
8:30-9:00 Francesco Caselli
London School of Economics

The Geography of Inter-State Resource Wars
10:00-11:00 Bard Harstad
Kellogg School of Management

The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages
11:30-12:30 Adam Meirowitz
Princeton University

Mediation and Strategic Militarization
(co-authored with Massimo Morelli, Kris Ramsay, and Francesco Squintani)
2:00-3:00 Sandeep Baliga
Kellogg School of Management
The Self-Defeating Rationale for Torture
(co-authored with Jeff Ely)
3:30-4:30 Alex Wolitzky
Stanford University
Cycles of Distrust: An Economic Model
(Joint paper with Daron Acemoglu)
5:00-6:00 Attila Ambrus
Harvard University

Pirates of the Mediterranean: An Empiricle Investigation of Bargaining
(Joint paper with Eric Chaney)
6:00-6:15 Concluding Discussion & Depart