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HERSCHEL I GROSSMAN's MEMORIAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 28th & 29th 2006
BROWN UNIVERSITY CAMPUS

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PAPER
PRESENTERS



Ernesto Dal Bo, University of California-Berkeley
Paper: “Bargaining and fighting in hard times,” (with Robert Powell)

Steven J. Davis, University of Chicago
Paper: “War in Iraq versus containment,” (with Kevin Murphy and Robert Topel)

Avinash K. Dixit, Princeton University
Paper: “Predatory states and failing states: An agency perspective”

Allan Drazen, University of Maryland-College Park
Paper: “Pork barrel cycles,” (with Marcela Eslava)

Gregory Hess, Claremont McKenna College
Paper: “All in the family: Do non democratic leaders have more children than democratic ones?” (with with Dustin Beckett)

James Robinson, Harvard University
Paper: “Persistence of power, elites and institutions” (with Daron Acemoglu)

Todd Sandler, University of Southern California; and Daniel G. Arce, Rhodes College
Paper: “Fitting in: Group effects and the evolution of fundamentalism”

Stergios Skaperdas, University of California-Irvine
Paper: “Economics and conflict: The dark side of self-interest and its governance as economic activities”

Donald Wittman, University of California-Santa Cruz
Paper: “Bargaining in the shadow of war: When is a peaceful resolution most likely?” (with Daniel Friedman)


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Conference organizers:
Michelle R. Garfinkel (UC Irvine)
David N. Weil (Brown U)