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

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