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Working Group in African Political Economy

Various Sat 3rd May 2003 8:15 AM UCLA Globalization Research Center--Africa

Saturday, May 03, 2003
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Friday, 2 May

7:30pm
Dinner Divino, 11714 Barrington Court (off Barrington, just south of Sunset)

Saturday, 3 May

8:15am
Meet in hotel lobby

8:30
Hotel shuttle to UCLA (the shuttle will drop everyone at the Wyton St. entrance
to UCLA; from there, it is a short walk to Bunche Hall. We will meet in the Vice
Provost’s conference room, 11377 Bunche Hall, on the 11th floor.)

8:45-9:15
Breakfast in conference room

9:15-9:30
Introductions

9:30-10:45
Edward Miguel et al, “Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict: An Instrumental
Variables Approach”

10:45-12:00
Barak Hoffmann, “Development Despots: Foreign Aid, Domestic Politics, and the Quality of Governance”

12:00-1:30
Lunch

1:30-2:45
William Easterly, “Can Foreign Aid Buy Growth?”

2:45-4:00
Daniel Posner, “The Political Salience of Cultural Difference: Why Chewas and
Tumbukas are Allies in Zambia and Adversaries in Malawi”

4:00-4:15
Coffee break

4:15-5:30
Macartan Humphreys, Sierra Leone Ex-combatant Survey

5:30-5:45
Planning for next year

5:45
Departure


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