Eleventh session of the European School on New Institutional Economics - From the 21st to the 26th of May 2012 in Corsica (France)
Using rigorous scientific methods, New Institutional Economics (NIE) focuses on the theoretical and empirical analysis of the economics of co-ordination devices - institutions, organizations and contracts - as well as on the conditions under which these devices evolve.
- To promote the use of rigorous methods to analyze the economics of institutions and organizations.
- To provide researchers with up to date synthesis on the evolutions of the research program.
- To develop networking and cooperation among researchers and among their institutions.
PUBLIC: Ph.D. students, Post-docs and researchers, in Economics Management Science, Sociology, Law and other social sciences.
PROGRAM: Formal lectures will be given every morning. Each lecture is dedicated to the extensive presentation of the state of the art of the discipline on a specific applied or theoretical topic. Afternoons will be dedicated to workshops devoted either to "research questions" or "technical topics". The seminars which to be held in the second part of the afternoon will enable the attendants to have their work discussed by specialized scholars in the field.
LECTURERS: Jennifer Arlen (NYU School of Law), Jean-Marie Baland (U. of Namur), Wouter Dessein (Columbia U.), David Levine (Washington U. and EUI), Philippe Mongin (CNRS and HEC), Stephen Salant (U. of Michigan), Henry E. Smith (Harvard Law School), Pablo Spiller (Columbia and UC Berkeley), Huseyin Yildirim (Duke U.) and Todd Zenger (Washington U.).
WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS: Pauline Grosjean (U. of New South Wales), Saumitra Jha (Stanford U.), Jamus J. Lim (World Bank), Antoine Loeper (Northwestern U.), Luigi Pascali (Pompeu Fabra U.), Jens Prufer (Tilburg U.), Christian Thauer (Freie Universitat Berlin), Petros Sekeris (U. of Namur), Michael Vlassopoulos (U. of Southampton) and Patrick Warren (Clemson U.)
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: Masahiko Aoki (Stanford U.), Ronald H. Coase (U. of Chicago), Massimo Egidi (Luiss, Roma), Jean-Luc Gaffard (U. Nice), Claude Menard (U. de Paris I), Bart Nooteboom (Erasmus U.), Douglass C. North (Washington University), Rudolf Richter (U. of Saarlandes), Oliver Williamson (U.C. Berkeley), Frank Stephen (U. of Manchester).
Organization coordinated by Eric Brousseau (U. Paris Dauphine & European U. Institute).
- Closing date for application: 12th of March 2012
- Notification of acceptance: 26th of March 2012
- Closing date for registration: 16th of April 2012
ATTENDANT SELECTION: Attendants will be selected on the basis of a paper or of a detailed description of their research project. They will have to prepare a paper that will be discussed in seminars.
REGISTRATION: Detailed information are available at: http://esnie.org/esnie2012.html