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PAC Winter Meeting at Bocconi University, Milan
Dates: December 16th and 17th, 2005
Deadline for paper submission: October 7th, 2005

Conference Organizers: Conchita D'Ambrosio and Eliana La Ferrara

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     Conference program    The Conference Program: can be downloaded here
      Conference Location  

 Conference Location: Room 31, Third Floor
 Università Bocconi
 Via Sarfatti, 25
 20136 Milano
 contact: igier@unibocconi.it or nicola.scalzo@unibocconi.it  for more information.

 The Conference will cover two full days, so we ask
 that participants arrive on Thursday night (Dec 15th) and
 preferably leave on Sunday (Dec 18th).
 Reservations have been made at Hotel Crivi's for three 
 nights (Dec. 15-17th). The hotel is within walking distance
 from the university.



 Conference Program - Please download the papers before the conference

Friday, December 16th  
9:00 - 10:30 Workpackage Presentations 
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:50 Matteo Cervellati
"Redistribution with Endogenous Sentiments"
joint with J. Esteban
11:50 - 12:40 Itzhak Gilboa
"Making Statements and Approval Voting"
joint with E.Aragones and A. Weiss
14:00 - 15:30 Samuel Bowles
"Evolutionary Dynamics of Class Structures"
joint with Suresh Naidu 
15:30 - 16:00  Coffee Break 
16:00 - 16:50 

Klaus Abbink
"The Syr Darya Conflict: An Experimental Case Study"
joint with L.Moller and S. O'Hara 

16:50 - 17:50 

Stergios Skaperdas
"Explaining Conflict in Low-Income Countries: Incomplete Contracting in the Shadow of the Future"
joint with M.McBride 

17:40 - 18:10 Gerald Schneider
"Polarization and the Survival of Coalition Governments: A Comparative Analysis of Western European Democracies"
joint with E.Jozwiak   

Conference Dinner: at "Osteria Dei Binari"

December 17th
9:00 - 9:50  Harvard Hegre
"Polarization and Interstate Conflict"
9:50 - 10:40  Gerard Padro-i-Miguel
"Control of Politicians in Divided Societies: The Politics of Fear"
10:40 - 11:00  Coffee Break 
11:00 - 11:50  Walter Bossert
"Infinite Horizon Choice Functions"
joint with G.Asheim,  Y.Sprumont and K.Suzumura
11:50 - 12:40  Alberto Bisin
"Models of Social Interactions: Characterization and Identification"
joint with O.Ôzgur
14:00 - 14:50  Kai Konrad
"Equilibrium and Efficiency in the Tug-of-War"
joint with D.Kovenock 
14:50 - 15:40  René Torenlievd
"The Embededness of Member State Positions in the European Union"
joint with A.Roeters 
15:40 - 16:10  Coffee Break 
16:10 - 17:00  Marta Reynol-Querol
"The Colonial Origins of Civil War"
joint with S.Djankov
17:00 - 17:50  Vincent Buskens
"The Evolutionary Stability of Exchange Networks" 





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