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Alumni Panel at SIOE on Facets of Autocracy
June 28, 2019    Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden

2019 SIOE panel discussion

Four Coase Institute workshop alumni presented their research at a panel on facets of autocracy at the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics conference, June 27-29, 2019, held at the Stockholm School of Economics.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis

May 12-18, 2019 Warsaw, Poland
Co-sponsored by Faculty of Economics, University of Warsaw,
The Rector of the University of Warsaw,
The University of Warsaw Foundation

2019 Warsaw workshop

Twenty-six young scholars from around the world attended a workshop on institutional analysis in Warsaw, Poland in May 2019. Participants presented their own research projects, working closely with faculty and getting comments and guidance. Fourteen faculty members also lectured on institutional perspectives, effective writing and communication, and research strategies and results.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
December 9-15, 2018   Bratislava, Slovakia
Co-sponsored by the University of Economics in Bratislava
and Virtual Scientific Laboratories

2018 Bratislava workshop

A workshop on institutional analysis was held in Bratislava, Slovakia in December 2018, with twenty-five young scholars participating.

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Alumni Panel at SIOE on Political Economy
June 23, 2018   HEC Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2018 SIOE panel discussion

Four Coase Institute workshop alumni presented their research at a panel on political economy at the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics conference, June 21-23, 2018, held at HEC Montreal in Quebec.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
December 10-16, 2017   Bogota, Colombia
Co-sponsored by Ostrom Workshop at Indiana University
and Universidad de los Andes

2017 Bogota workshop

A workshop on institutional analysis was held in Bogota, Colombia in December 2017, with twenty-five young scholars participating.

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Alumni Panel at SIOE on Political Institutions and Political Markets
June 23, 2017   Columbia University, New York, New York, USA

2017 SIOE panel speaker

Four Coase Institute workshop alumni presented their research at a panel on political institutions and political markets at the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics conference, June 23-25, 2017, held at Columbia University in New York City.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
May 14-20, 2017   Xiamen, China
Co-sponsored by the School of Economics, Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics, and the Chow Center for Economic Research, all at Xiamen University; and by the National Economics Foundation, China

2017 Xiamen workshop

A workshop on institutional analysis was held in Xiamen, China in May 2017, with twenty-six young scholars participating.

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Alumni Panel at SIOE in Honor of Douglass North
June 16, 2016   Sciences Po, Paris, France

2016 SIOE panel

Four Coase Institute workshop alumni presented studies at a panel in honor of Douglass North at the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics meetings, June 15-17, 2016, held at Sciences Po in Paris.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
May 15-21, 2016   Tallinn, Estonia
Co-sponsored by the Estonian Business School

2016 Tallinn workshop

A workshop on institutional analysis was held in Tallinn, Estonia, in May 2016, with twenty-six young scholars participating.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
December 13-19, 2015   Tel Aviv, Israel
Co-sponsored by the Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research
of the Law, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University

2015 Tel Aviv workshop

Twenty-six young scholars from around the world attended a workshop on institutional analysis in Tel Aviv, Israel, in December 2015. Participants presented their own research projects, working closely with faculty and getting comments and guidance. Thirteen faculty members also lectured on institutional perspectives, effective communication, and research strategies and results.
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Alumni Panel at ISNIE on Institutional Persistence
June 20, 2015   Harvard University, Cambridge,
Massachusetts, USA

2015 ISNIEpanel

Four Coase Institute workshop alumni presented studies in a panel on institutional persistence at the International Society for New Institutional Economics meetings, June 18-20, held at Harvard Law School.
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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
May 10-16, 2015   Hong Kong, China
Co-sponsored by The Ronald Coase Centre
for Property Rights Research, The University
of Hong Kong

2015 Hong Kong workshop

A workshop on institutional analysis was held in Hong Kong, China, in May 2015, with twenty-six young scholars participating.
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Seminar: Coasean Approach to Property Rights Research
May 8, 2015     Hong Kong, China
Co-sponsored by The Ronald Coase Centre for Property
Rights Research, The University of Hong Kong

Topics included Coasean perspectives on the conduct of economics and research on property rights, how political centralization affects cities and local govennments, and property bubbles in the US, Japan, and China. Speakers were Mary Shirley (Ronald Coase Institute), Marc Law (University of Vermont), Dean Lueck (University of Arizona), and Robert Aliber (University of Chicago). See program details.



The Next Generation of Discovery:
Research and Policy Change Inspired by Ronald Coase

March 27-28, 2015 Washington DC, USA
Sponsored by the Ronald Coase Institute
and the Center for International Private Enterprise

A conference celebrating the life and work of Ronald Coase, his insights into the conduct of research, and lessons for institutional reform was held in Washington DC in March 2015. Participants included Nobel laureates Kenneth Arrow and Oliver Williamson, distinguished senior scholars and practitioners, and young alumni of the Coase Institute.
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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
December 7-13, 2014 Manila, Philippines
Co-sponsored by Angara Centre for Law and Economics

Twenty-five young scholars from around the world attended a workshop on institutional analysis in Manila, Philippines in December 2014. Participants presented their own research projects, working closely with faculty and getting comments and guidance. Fourteen faculty members also lectured on institutional perspectives, effective communication, and research strategies and results.

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Alumni Panel at ISNIE in Honor of Ronald Coase
June 20, 2014 Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Three Coase Institute workshop alumni presented studies on law and economics in a panel in honor of Ronald Coase at the International Society for New Institutional Economics meetings, June 20-22, held at Duke University.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
December 8-14, 2013 Xiamen, China
Co-sponsored by Xiamen University

A workshop on institutional analysis was held at Xiamen University in Xiamen, China in December 2013, with twenty-six young scholars participating.

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Alumni Panel at ISNIE in Homage to Elinor Ostrom
June 21, 2013 Florence, Italy

Four Coase Institute workshop alumni presented studies on common pool and collective action in a panel paying homage to Elinor Ostrom at the International Society for New Institutional Economics meetings, June 20-22, held at the University of Florence. The discussant was Gary Libecap.

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Roundtable on the Role of Scholarly Ideas in Policy
April 12, 2013 Chicago, Illinois, USA
Co-sponsored by the Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy
and the State, Booth School, University of Chicago

Coase Institute workshop alumni and faculty discussed the role that scholarly ideas have played in influencing policy during a roundtable held at Gleacher Center, University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Videos



Workshop on Institutional Analysis
December 9-15, 2012 Santiago, Chile
Co-sponsored by the School of Economics and Business,
Diego Portales University

A workshop on institutional analysis was held at Diego Portales University in Santiago, Chile in December 2012, with twenty-six young scholars participating.

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Alumni Panel at ISNIE on Long-Run Adaptations of Institutions
June 16, 2012 Los Angeles, California, USA

Four Coase Institute workshop alumni presented studies of long-run adaptations of institutions in a panel at the International Society for New Institutional Economics meetings, June 14-16, held at the University of Southern California. Gary Libecap and Philip Keefer were the discussants.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
May 20-26, 2012 Beijing, China
Co-sponsored by the School of Economics and Management,
Tsinghua University

A workshop on institutional analysis was held at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in May 2012, with twenty-six young scholars participating.

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Conference on Producing Economic Research:
High Transaction Costs and Alternative Structures

May 19, 2012 Beijing, China
Co-sponsored by China Center for Economic Research,
Peking University

A conference on the production of economic research was held at CCER on May 19. Twenty-five participants from China and abroad discussed how transaction costs relate to the structure of production, what incentives individual scholars face, requirements for promotion and tenure in universities, costs and benefits of research collaboration, current trends in the global research industry and implications for scholars studying institutions.  | Program |  Scenes | 



Alumni Panel at ISNIE on Modern China
June 17, 2011 Stanford, California, USA

Coase Institute workshop alumni presented a panel of papers on modern China at the annual conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics, June 16-18 at Stanford University. Kenneth Arrow and Douglass North were the discussants.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
May 15-21, 2011 Chicago, Illinois, USA
Co-sponsored by the Stigler Center for the Economy and the State
at Booth School, University of Chicago

Twenty-seven young scholars from around the world attended a workshop on institutional analysis in Chicago in May 2011.  | Workshop Program | Titles | Abstracts | 
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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
December 12-18, 2010 Shanghai, China
Co-sponsored by the School of Economics at Fudan University.

Shanghai, China was the location for a workshop on institutional analysis in December 2010. Twenty-five young scholars participated.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
May 2-8, 2010   Moscow, Russia
Co-sponsored by State University - Higher School of Economics

A workshop on institutional analysis was held in Moscow, Russia in May 2010. Twenty-five young scholars participated.

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Workshop on Institutional Analysis
December 13-19, 2009   Xiamen, China
Co-sponsored by Wang Yanan Institute for Studies
in Economics (WISE), Xiamen University

A workshop on institutional analysis was held in Xiamen, China in December 2009, with twenty-six young scholars participating.



Workshop on Institutional Analysis
May 10-15, 2009   Bratislava, Slovakia
Co-sponsored by the University of Economics in Bratislava,
Virtual Scientific Laboratories, and the Tatra Banka Foundation

Twenty-five young scholars from around the world attended a workshop on institutional analysis in Bratislava, Slovakia in May 2009.



Workshop on Institutional Analysis
December 13-18, 2008 Beijing, China
Co-sponsored by the China Center for Economic Research,
Peking University

A workshop on institutional analysis was held in Beijing, China in December 2008. There were twenty-five young scholars from around the world participating.



Applied Econometrics Seminar for the Analysis of Micro Data
December 8-11, 2008 Hong Kong, China
Co-sponsored by the University of Hong Kong

Professor Sebastian Galiani conducted a seminar focusing on the use of econometric methods to study the institutions – laws, rules, customs, and norms—that govern real economies and affect transaction costs. Topics included the investigation of micro data, the evaluation of social programs, and the management of panel data. Sessions were both theoretical and applied. Thirty-nine participants from several countries participated.

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Conference on Property Rights and Economic Reform
December 10, 2008 Hong Kong, China
Co-sponsored by Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the opening up of China's economy, the conference examined the economic system at work that brought about such remarkable success in China's economic development. Highlights of the conference were a joint paper and a welcome note from Ronald Coase, and a public lecture by Douglass North. Also on the program were Steven Cheung via conference call, Lee Benham, Lennon Choy, Sebastian Galiani, Gary Libecap, John Nye, Mary Shirley, Yun-Wing Sung, Ning Wang, Chenggang Xu, Colin Xu, Yang Yao, and Weiying Zhang.
For scenes from the conference, see the HKPU conference site.