2001 Berkeley Workshop: Program

WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS
SEPTEMBER 9–13, 2001
BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA, USA


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
16:00 - 19:00
(Marina and Golden Gate Meeting Rooms)
16:00 - 18:00
Registration for the Workshop
19:00
Reception and dinner

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
8:00 - 18:30
(Marina and Golden Gate Meeting Rooms)
8:00 - 8:45
Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30
Introduction and Welcome
Mary Shirley (The World Bank; The Ronald Coase Institute)
9:30 - 10:30
Defining and Studying Institutions
Oliver Williamson (University of California at Berkeley)
Claude Ménard (Universite de Paris, Pantheon-Sorbonne; The Ronald Coase Institute)
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee
11:00 - 12:30
Formulating Research Projects
Lee Benham (Washington University in St. Louis; The Ronald Coase Institute)
Alexandra Benham (The Ronald Coase Institute)
John Nye (Washington University in St. Louis)
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:30
Participants present their research in small groups and receive feedback
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee
16:00 - 18:00
Participants present their research in small groups and receive feedback
18:30
Dinner

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
8:00 - 19:00
(Marina and Golden Gate Meeting Rooms)
8:00 - 8:45
Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00
Institutional Analysis and Development Issues
Irma Adelman (University of California at Berkeley)
Mary Shirley (The World Bank; The Ronald Coase Institute)
10:00 - 10:30
Professor Douglass North answers questions from participants via conference call from Sweden (schedule may change)
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee
11:00 - 12:30
Doing Institutional Analysis:
Real-world examples of how research has been designed and implemented, problems solved, methodologies chosen, results communicated

On telecommunications
Scott Wallsten (The World Bank)
On measuring transaction costs
Lee Benham (Washington University in St. Louis; The Ronald Coase Institute)
Alexandra Benham (The Ronald Coase Institute)
On problems of doing institutional research
Benito Arrunada (Pompeu Fabra University)
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 14:30
Communicating Institutional Findings
Mara Batlin (Consultant and trainer in strategic planning and communications)
Analyzing Trust and Social Capital
Paul Zak (Claremont Graduate University)
14:30 - 15:30
Participants work on revising their research presentations, with consultation available
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee
16:00 - 19:00
Participants work on revising their research presentations, with consultation available
Evening
Participants have dinner on their own

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
7:00 - 17:30
(Marina and Golden Gate Meeting Rooms)
7:00 - 7:45
Breakfast
8:00 - 10:00
Participants present their revised research talks in plenary session, with feedback
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee
10:30 - 11:30
Theoretical Frameworks for Institutional Analysis
Rudolf Richter (University of Saarland)
11:30 - 12:30
Participants present their revised research talks in plenary session, with feedback
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Participants present their revised research talks in plenary session, with feedback
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee
15:30 - 17:00
Analyzing Governmental Institutions:
Real-world examples of how political economy research has been designed and implemented, problems solved, methodologies chosen, results communicated

Philip Keefer (The World Bank)
Gary Libecap (University of Arizona)
Mathew McCubbins (University of California at San Diego)
17:30
Dinner and evening in San Francisco

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
7:00 - 16:00
(Marina and Golden Gate Meeting Rooms)
7:00 - 7:45
Breakfast
8:00 - 10:00
Participants present their revised research talks in plenary session, with feedback
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee
10:30 - 11:00
Institutional Analysis and Development Assistance
Gun Eriksson Skoog (Swedish International Development Authority)
11:00 - 12:30
Participants present their revised research talks in plenary session, with feedback
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Participants present their revised research talks in plenary session, with feedback
15:00 - 15:30
Institutional Analysis and Policy
Paul Joskow (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
15:30 - 16:00
Concluding Discussion
Overview by faculty of participants' presentations, summary of major insights from lectures
16:45
Bus to ISNIE Meetings