2005 Barcelona Workshop: Titles

WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS
SEPTEMBER 17–22, 2005
BARCELONA, SPAIN

TITLES

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An Economic Analysis of Professional Privileges:
Corporate Compliance and the Professional Privilege
of Lawyers, Auditors and Reporters

Ido BAUM
Hamburg University



Tenure Insecurity, Transaction Costs in the Land Lease Market,
and Their Implications for Gendered Productivity Differentials

Mintewab BEZABIH
Göteborg University



Pricing Under Asymmetrical Information:
A Case Study of Hong Kong's Housing Market

Lennon H.T. CHOY
Hong Kong Polytechnic University



How Can Corporate Social Responsibility Affect Development?

Athanasios G. CHYMIS
University of Missouri-Columbia



Economic Growth, Institutions and Markets:
The Case of Transitional Countries

Pál CZEGLÉDI
University of Debrecen



Driving Forces for Unwanted Reforms: The Case of Ukraine

Vladimir DUBROVSKIY, Janusz Szyrmer, William Graves III, and Sergey Kokovin
CASE Ukraine



The Impact of Women's Schooling on Property Rights
and Decision-Making Within the Household:
Evidence From a Natural Experiment in Sudan

Buthaina ELNAIEM
Juba University



The Effects of Political Competition
on Horizontal Accountability:
The Case of the Independent Courts of Accounts in Brazil

Carlos FIGUEIRÊDO
Federal University of Pernambuco



Political Horizons and Corruption

Mario GAMBOA-CAVAZOS
Harvard University



Measuring the Transaction Sector in the Polish Economy,
1996 – 2002

Patrycja GRACA
Warsaw School of Economics



New Institutional Economics and the Social Costs of
Domestic Violence Legislation in Puerto Rico

Paco GUERRA
Catholic University of Puerto Rico



The Entrepreneurial Theory of the Firm

Jian-qiang JIANG
Fudan University



Sovereign Risk: Constitutions Rule

Emanuel KOHLSCHEEN
University of Warwick



Multinational Firms' Ownership Structure Choices
in Politically Risky Countries:
An Integrative Strategic Management Approach

Candace MARTINEZ
University of Illinois



Neither Group Nor Individual:  Unresolved Conflict in the Transition From Common Property to Individual Property
in Kajiado District, Kenya

Esther MWANGI
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research



Why Do Informal Small-Scale Enterprises Stay Informal? Estimating Cost of Doing Business
in Food Vending Enterprises in Tanzania

Estomih NKYA
Mzumbe University



Institutional Differences and Unforeseen Transaction Costs
on Global Projects

Ryan ORR
Stanford University



Carrot or Stick?
An Experimental Study of Reputation Effects in Dictator Games

Maroš SERVÁTKA
University of Arizona



Corrupt Elections: Incentives and Implications

Alberto SIMPSER
Princeton University



Subnational Compliance
With Federal Balanced-Budget Institutions:
A Tentative Application of Rational Choice Theory
to Fiscal Federalism in Brazil

Saulo SOUZA
Federal University of Pernambuco



Swiss Direct Democracy: The More the Better?

Jürg SPRECHER
University of Basel



Does Transition Make You Happy?

Peter Sanfey and Utku TEKSOZ
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
and University of Munich



Barriers to Water Markets
in the Heihe River Basin in Northwest China

Junlian ZHANG
China Agricultural University