2009 Xiamen Workshop: Titles

WORKSHOP ON INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS
DECEMBER 13–19, 2009
XIAMEN, CHINA

TITLES

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Under What Conditions Will External Pressure Lead to Successful Reforms?

Anna Lou ABATAYO
University of the Philippines - Diliman



How Would Lifting the Investment Restrictions of the Philippine
Social Security Fund Affect its Financial Performance?

Stephanie Loo CHAN
De La Salle University - Manila



Political Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment Flows
into Developing Countries

Devrim DUMLUDAG
Bogazici University, Istanbul



Internationalization: A "Life-Belt" for Modern Higher Education Systems

Galit EIZMAN
Council for Higher Education, Israel



The Impact of Liquefied Natural Gas
on the Southern Cone's Energy Integration

Roberto Pougy FERREIRA DA CUNHA
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro



Coastal and Marine Resource Management in the Philippines:
An Analysis of the Political Economy
of Selected Local Government Units Initiatives

Alice Joan G. FERRER, Agustin Arcenas, and Joseph Capuno
University of the Philippines - Visayas



Institutional Determinants of International Technological Diffusion:
The Case of Electronic Ticketing among Airlines

Roberto GALANG
Asian Institute of Management



Institutional Analyses of China's Hospital Sector Reform

Jingwei HE
National University of Singapore



Do Women Control Income in Left-Run Municipalities?
A Study of Self-Help Groups in Urban India

Zakir HUSAIN
Population Research Center, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi



Solving Under-compensation for Rural Land in Chinese Land Expropriation:  Is Privatization Necessary?

Ziming LI
Wuhan University



Do Village Elections Select More Competent Leaders?
Meritocratic Selection in China's Grassroots Democracy

Mi LUO
Peking University



Where Entrepreneurs Meet Government Bureaucrats: Weak Property Rights, Strong Political Connections, and Growth of the Private Sector in China

James Kai-Sing Kung and Chicheng MA
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology



Land, Household Selectivity, and Rural-Urban Migration in Hinterland China

Lei MENG
Xiamen University



Enclosing Old Neighborhoods: New Institutions in Malaysia

Siti Hajar MISNAN, E.H.W. Chan, B.S. Tang
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
S.B. Ahmad
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia



Can Private Solutions Protect Property Rights in Genetically Modified Seeds?

Guilherme Fowler de Ávila MONTEIRO and Décio Zylbersztajn
University of São Paulo



Informal Institutions of Quality Provision in Russian Public Procurement

Svetlana PIVOVAROVA
State University - Higher School of Economics



Transaction Cost Considerations of Incentive Schemes for Promoting
Building Energy Efficiency:  Real Estate Developers' Perspective

Queena K. QIAN
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University



Art Auctions: The Difference in Sale Rates across Auction Departments

Aliya SAYAKHOVA
State University - Higher School of Economics



Mapping the International Attention in Online News

Elad SEGEV
The Hebrew University



Does Natural Resource Abundance Hinder Investment in Education?
The Case of Russian Regions

Olga VASILYEVA
Amur State University



Strategic Corporate Philanthropy

Olena VERBENKO
The University of Chicago



Optimal Arrangements in a Sub-Optimal World?
A Comparative Case Study in Philippine Urban Development

Deanna T. VILLACIN
University of the Philippines



Bureaucratic Corruption, Democracy, and Judicial Independence

Gang WANG
University of California - Berkeley



Informal Authority, Formal Authority, and Public Goods Provision
in Rural China

Yiqing XU and Yang Yao
Peking University



Land Contractual Mix in Qing China: Facts, Hypotheses and Tests

He YANG
George Mason University



Endogenous Transaction Cost, Specialization, and Strategic Alliance

Yi ZHANG and Juyan Zhang
Singapore Management University and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics