Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy

Semi-annual Conference

 

Editors:    Bennett McCallum

                 Charles I. Plosser

 

 

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April 19-20, 2002

Simon School, University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

 

 

 

Carnegie-Rochester Conference Schedule
"Economic Growth and the Role of Institutions"

April 19-20, 2002 (Tentative Schedule)

Thursday, April 18

 

8:00 pm-11:00 pm      Welcome Reception, Hyatt Regency - refer to hotel monitor

 

Friday, April 19

 

       8:00 am                Bus transportation to campus

 

 8:15-8:45 am              Packet Retrieval and Breakfast

 

                                    CONFERENCE SESSION I - SCHLEGEL 207

 

     Chairman:              Charles Plosser         

 8:45-10:00 am            “Tropics, Germs, and Crops:  How Endowments Influence Economic Development”

                                    by William Easterly and Ross Levine

                                    Discussant:  Stanley Engerman

 

10:00-10:15 am           Break

                                   

10:15-11:30 am           “Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms”

                                    by Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James Robinson and Yunyong Thaicharoen

                                    Discussant: Alessandra Fogli

 

11:30-11:45 am           Break  

 

11:45 am-1:00 pm       “Blueprint for an International Lender of Last Resort” by Adam Lerrick and Allan Meltzer

                                    Discussant: Alan Stockman

 

1:00-2:00 pm              Luncheon – Schlegel Hall Rotunda

 

                                    CONFERENCE SESSION II - SCHLEGEL 207

 

     Chairman:              Bennett McCallum

 2:00-3:15 pm             “The Injustice of Inequality” by Edward L. Glaeser, Andrei Shleifer and Jose Scheinkman

                                    Discussant: Raquel Fernandez

 

3:15-3:30 pm              Break

 

3:30-4:45 pm              “Institutions, Trade, and Growth” by David Dollar and Aart Kraay

Discussant:  Lant Pritchett

 

        4:45 pm               Bus Transportation back to the Hyatt Regency

 

        6:30 pm               Bus departs Hyatt Regency for transportation to the Country Club of Rochester

 

        6:45 pm               Cocktails, Country Club of Rochester

 

        7:30 pm               Dinner, Country Club of Rochester

 

        9:30 pm               Transportation back to the Hyatt Regency         

  

Saturday, April 20

 

          8:00 am             Bus transportation to campus

 

    8:15-8:45 am           Breakfast

   

                                    CONFERENCE SESSION III - SCHLEGEL 207

 

     Chairman:              Thomas Cooley

  8:45-10:00 am           “People’s Opium? The Economic Effect of Religion” by Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales

                                    Discussant:  Louise Keely

 

10:00-10:15 am           Break

                       

10:15-11:30 am           “Social Capital and Growth” by Bryan R. Routledge and Joachim von Amsberg

                                    Discussant:  Edward Miguel

           

      11:30 am               Lunch available in Schlegel Hall Rotunda.

           

12:15 pm               Bus transportation to airport and to Hyatt Regency.

 

Transportation will also be available for earlier or later flights if needed.