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Coase Workshop 2008

Eu recomendo mesmo aplicar para o evento (e para a bolsa). Tenho ótimas lembranças do workshop que rolou no RJ muitas luas atrás:
The Ronald Coase Institute
First Asia Workshop on Institutional Analysis
January 5-10, 2008 Singapore

Co-sponsored by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy/
Asia Competitiveness Institute, National University of Singapore
Apply by September 30, 2007

Attend this inaugural workshop in Asia to
• Learn more about institutional analysis
• Present your current research and receive comments from established scholars
• Become part of a worldwide network of institutional scholars.

Who is eligible?
• Postdoctoral social scientists - early in their careers
• Advanced graduate students - in economics, political science, and other social sciences
• Scholars from developing/transitional countries in Asia are particularly invited to apply.
Participants will be selected on the basis of their research abstracts. Ad…

Prêmio Epainos 2007

O Epainos vai para o melhor trabalho de um jovem pesquisador na ERSA. Ontem, Roberto Picchizzolu, um doutorando na LSE, dividiu o prêmio com Piyapong Jiwattanakulpaisarn. O paper do Roberto é excelente e a discussão, conduzida pelo Philip McCann, foi sensacional. Eu fui sortudo de presenciar tudo e acho que foi a melhor sessão de todo evento.
O abstract é o seguinte:
Entrepreneurial Risk and the Geographical Concentration of Industries: Evidence from the UK Manufacturing Sector.This paper provides an analysis of the effects that conditions of imperfect information and irreversibility of investment exert on location decisions, and subsequently produce some empirical evidence in support of those theoretical results, by looking into the concentration of manufacturing industries in the UK. We analyse the location decision of a firm that has to undertake a non-recoverable investment in order to enter a new market. Localities are characterised by their level of efficiency. The potential entr…