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ThReD Conference 2011, Barcelona, June 3-4 PDF

Venue: Banco de España, Plaza Catalunya 19, Barcelona

Friday June 3d

10:00-11.00 Debraj Ray: Poverty and Self-Control (with B. Douglas Bernheim and Sevin Yeltekin)

11:15-12:15 Rachel Kranton: Strategic Interaction and Networks (with Yann Bramoullé and Martin D'Amours)

12:30-13:30 V. Bhaskar: Marriage as a Rat Race: Noisy Pre-Marital Investments with Assortative Matching (with Ed Hopkins)

Lunch Break

14:45-15:45 Andy Newman: Loopholes: Social Learning and the Evolution of Contract Form (with Philippe Jehiel)

16:00-17:00 Mukesh Eswaran: A Theory of the Evolutionary Emergence of Property Rights (with Hugh Neary)

17:30-18:30 Thomas Gall: College Admission and High School Integration (with Fernanda Estevan, Patrick Legros and Andrew F. Newman)

Saturday June 4th

09:00-10:00 Christian Ahlin: Dynamic Lending vs. Group Lending in the Ghatak/Stiglitz/Weiss Adverse Selection Model (with Brian Waters)

10:15-11:15 Patrick Francois: Effective Governance: Formal Institutions and Political Norms (with Chris Bidner)

11:30-12:30 Dilip Mookherjee: Towards a Theory of Political Clientelism-cum-Capture (with Pranab Bardhan)

12:45-13:45 Joan Esteban: "Love thy Immigrant" (with Massimo Morelli and Dominic Rohner)

Lunch Break

14:45-15.45 Philip Bond: Bankers and Regulators (with Vincent Clode)

16:00-17:00 Francois Bourguignon: Optimal Aid Allocation: Need versus Governance (with Jean-Philippe Platteau)

17:30-18:30 Maitreesh Ghatak: Implicit Joint Liability (with J.P. de Quidt and T.R. Fetzer)

21-00: Conference Dinner Restaurant “La Provença”, Provença 242,