Conflict and Cooperation Conference
May 13 - 14, 2013

Presented by the Ford Motor Company for Global Citizenship and the Managerial and Economics Decision Sciences Department

James L. Allen Center
Room # 221
Northwestern University
2169 North Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Campus Map / Directions

Conference Organizer: Sandeep Baliga (email)
Conference Administrator: Peggy Cornog
(please contact Sandeep and Peggy for hotel reservations or general questions)

PDF version of Conference Schedule

Monday, May 13, 2013
7:00pm Conference Dinner, Oceanique
(by invitation only - 505 Main Street, Evanston)
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
9:00-10:15am Presenter: Nancy Qian (Yale University)
Title: Aiding Conflict: The Effect of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War
Discussant: Saumitra Jha (Stanford GSB)
10:15-10:30am Break
10:30-11:45am Presenter: Chris Blattman (Columbia University)
Title: How to Promote Order and Property Rights Under Weak Rule of Law?
Discussant: Emily Oster (University of Chicago)
11:45-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-2:15pm Presenter: Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University)
Title: The Long Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa
Discussant: Shanker Satyanath (NYU)
2:15-2:30pm Break
2:30-3:45pm Presenter: Oeindrila Dube (NYU)
Title: From Maize to Haze: Trade Liberalization and the Growth of the Mexican Drug Sector
Discussant: Dustin Tingley (Harvard)
3:45-4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00-5:15pm Presenter: Daron Acemoglu (MIT)
Title: Political Economy in a Changing World
Discussant: Pierre Yared (Columbia GSB)
7:00pm Dinner for conference participants staying overnight, Quince
(by invitation only - 1625 Hinman Street, Evanston)