Spring 2006 Schedule
The Institutional Analysis Workshop meets on Thursdays from 4:10 - 6:00 pm in room C325 Cheit Hall. Outside speakers normally meet with interested students from 3:00 - 3:45 pm in the IMIO Conference room located in room F402 (in the Faculty Wing of the Haas School).

Speaker Meeting Schedule: To schedule an appointment to meet with a speaker, contact Mina Khamsi.
Title of Paper
January 19
David Vogel

"The Market for Virtue: The Potentia and Limits of Corporate Social Responsibility"

*January 26
Ron Burt
(Univ. of Chicago)

"Emotional Activity Around Structural Holes"

*NOTE: The January 26th session is being offered in collaboration with OBIR in lieu of the normal IDS270 seminar. It will meet at 4:00 PM in room S480 of the Haas School of Business. There will be no speaker meeting for students for this session.

February 2
Paul Gertler
"Disease Management"
February 9
David Baron

"A Positive Theory of Morally Motivated Management and Corporate Social Performance"

February 16
Pierre Azoulay
"The Impact of Academic Patenting on the Rate, Quality, and Direction of (Public) Research Output"
February 23
Sendhil Mullainathan
"Does Corruption Produce Unsafe Drivers?"
March 2
Leemore Dafny
"Estimation and Identification of Merger Effects: An Application to Hospital Mergers"
March 9
Michael Chwe
"Statistical Game Theory"
March 16
Duglas Cumming
"Regulatory Harmonization and the Development of Private Equity Markets "
March 23
Sylvia Brandt
(UMass & UCB)
"Evaluating Tradable Property Rights for Natural Resources: The Role of Strategic Entry and Exit"
March 30
April 6
Ricard Gil
"Decision Rights and Vertical Integration in the Movie Industry"
April 13

Stergios Skaperdas

"Succession Rules and Leadership Rents"
April 20
Ran Abramitzky
"The Limits of Equality: Insights from the Israeli Kibbutz"
April 27
Dean Williamson
"Renegotiation, Adaptation, and Vertical Restraints in Electricity Marketing Contracts"
May 4
Atif Mian
(Univ. of Chicago)
"Estimating the Effect of Hierarchies on Information Use"

Copies of papers to be presented or related background reading will be available in Room F402, Haas School (Institute for Business Innovation); and in Room 611 Evans Hall (Department of Economics).

For information, contact Prof. Rui de Figueiredo (, or Mina Khamsi, IMIO (