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Conflict and Cooperation Conference, May 13-14, 2013

Presented by the Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship and the Managerial Economics and 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
Conference Administrator: Peggy Cornog

Conference Schedule (PDF)


Presenter: Nancy Qian (Yale University)
Title: Aiding Conflict: The Effect of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War
Discussant: Saumitra Jha (Stanford GSB)

Presenter: Chris Blattman (Columbia University)
Title: How to Promote Order and Property Rights Under Weak Rule of Law?
Discussant: Emily Oster (University of Chicago)

Presenter: Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University)
Title: The Long Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa
Discussant: Shanker Satyanath (NYU)

Presenter: Oeindrila Dube (NYU)
Title: From Maize to Haze: Trade Liberalization and the Growth of the Mexican Drug Sector
Discussant: Dustin Tingley (Harvard)

Presenter: Daron Acemoglu (MIT)
Title: Political Economy in a Changing World
Discussant: Pierre Yared (Columbia GSB)