2016 Program

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THIRD LATIN AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON LAW AND ECONOMICS

LAWLE – 2016

November 17th and 18th, 2016

Bogotá, Colombia

TERCER WORKSHOP LATINOAMERICANO DE DERECHO Y ECONOMÍA TERCEIRO WORKSHOP LATINO-AMERICANO DE DIREITO E ECONOMÍA

Universidad de Los Andes – Carrera 1 Este # 19A – 40 – Ed. Mario Laserna

Auditorium ML-C

Bogotá, 111311, Colombia

PROGRAM

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 DAY 1: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER THE 17TH, 2016

DÍA 1: JUEVES, 17 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2016

DÍA 1: QUINTA-FEIRA, 17 DE NOVEMBRO, 2016

Hour

Hora / Hora

 Event

Evento / Event

7:30 – 8:00 REGISTRATION Registro / Inscrição

Edificio Mario Laserna 2nd Floor, Universidad de Los Ande

8:00 – 8:30 WELCOME Bienvenida / Boas-Vindas

–       Eleonora Lozano Rodríguez: Associate professor, Law School, Universidad de Los Andes

–       Leopoldo Fergusson Talero: Associate professor, School of Economics, Universidad de Los Andes

–       Catalina Botero Marino: Dean – Law School, Universidad de los Andes

–       Juan Camilo Cárdenas Campo: Dean – School of Economics, Universidad de los Andes

8:30 – 9:45 FIRST SESSION: COURTS & LITIGATON

Primera sesión: Cortes y Litigio / Primeira Sessão: Cortes e Litígio

Chair: Álvaro Bustos

–       Statistical information and settlement rates: A field experiment in a Mexican labor court.

Joyce Sadka. Professor, ITAM. PhD in Economics, Rice University.

–       Financially-Constrained Lawyers: An Economic Theory of Legal Disputes

Claudia Landeo. Professor, University of Alberta. PhD in Economics, Pittsburgh University. Co-authored by Maksim Nikitin. Professor, NSE. PhD in Economics, Pittsburgh University.

9:45 – 10:00 COFFEE BREAK Receso / Recesso

Edificio Mario Laserna 2nd Floor, Universidad de Los Andes

10:00 – 12:00 –       Constitutional Review – Theory and Comparative Evidence.

Nuno Garoupa. Professor, Texas A&M University; PhD in Economics, University of York.

–       Judicial Choice Among Cases for Certiorari

Alvaro Bustos. Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. PhD in Economics, Princeton University. Co-authored by Tonja Jacobi, William G. and Virginia K. Karnes Research Professor of Law, Northwestern University. PhD in Political Science, Stanford University.

 

12:00 – 13:30

 

LUNCH BREAK Almuerzo / Almoço

Law School, 2nd Floor (Suite RGC213 and RGC214)

13:30 – 15:30 SECOND SESSION: TAXATION

Segunda sesión: Tributación / Segunda sessão: Taxação

Chair: Eleonora Lozano

 –       The vicious cycle of clientelism and state weakness

Leopoldo Fergusson. Associate professor, School of Economics, Universidad de Los Andes. PhD in Economics, MIT. Co-authors: Carlos Molina, and James A. Robinson (U. Chicago).

–       Corporate Tax Reforms in Colombia: An Analysis of the Experts Commission’s Proposals

David Weisbach. Walter J. Blum Professor, University of Chicago, JD Harvard

15:30 – 15:45

 

 COFFEE BREAK Receso / Recesso

Edificio Mario Laserna 2nd Floor, Universidad de Los Andes

15:45 – 17:00 –       How Much Does It Cost Starbucks To Roast A Cup Of Colombian Coffee? Applying the tax law jurisprudence of transfer pricing, net margin method, and profit level indicators, to determine how much profit a roaster should be allocated within a multinational group

William H. Byrnes. Executive Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Special Projects. Texas A&M University, School of Law. JD Loyola University.

–       Tax Reforms And Economic Growth

Hernando Zuleta. Associate Professor, Universidad de Los Andes. PhD in Economics, Universidad Pompeu Fabra.

17:00 – 19:00 LEISURE Libre / Livre
19:00 – 21:00 DINNER Cena / Ceia
Restaurante Abasto: Calle 69A # 9-09.-Main speaker: Francesco Parisi. Oppenheimer Wolff and Donnelly Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota. PhD in Economics, George Mason University.

DAY 2: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER THE 18TH, 2016

DÍA 2: VIERNES, 18 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2016

DÍA 2: SEXTA-FEIRA, 18 DE NOVEMBRO, 2016

Hour

Hora / Hora

Event

Evento / Evento

8:00 – 10:15 THIRD SESSION: CONFLICT, POST-CONFLICT & INSTITUTIONS

Tercera session: Conflicto, post-conflicto e instituciones / Terceira sessão: Conflito, post-conflito e instituçãos

Chair: Leopoldo Fergusson

–       Different Resources, Different Conflicts? A Framework for Understanding the Political Economy of Armed Conflict and Criminality in Colombian Regions.

Angelika Rettberg Beil. Professor Universidad de Los Andes; PhD in Political Science, Boston University. Co-authors: Carlo Nasi (Universidad de Los Andes), Juan Diego Prieto (University of California, Santa Clara) y Ralf Leiteritz (Universidad del Rosario)

–       Electronic voting and Social Spending: The impact of enfranchisement on municipal public spending in Brazil.

Maurício Soares Bugarin. Professor Universidade de Brasília. PhD in Economics, University of Illinois-Urbana.

10:15 – 10:30 COFFEE BREAK Receso / Recesso

Edificio Mario Laserna 2nd Floor, Universidad de Los Andes

10:30 – 13:00 –       How the East was Lost: Violence versus Commerce in the Early Modern Era.

Bernardo Müller. Professor, Universidade de Brasília, PhD in Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana

–       Economic justice as constitutional justice in transitional scenarios: at the crossroad.

María Carolina Olarte Olarte. Professor, Universidad de Los Andes. PhD in Law, Birkbeck College, University of London.

13:00 – 14:30

 

LUNCH Almuerzo / Almoço

Restaurante 722910, Edificio Julio Mario Santodomingo, Universidad de Los Andes

15:00 – 17:30 OPTIONAL GROUP TOUR Visita opcional / Visita opcional

Museo del Oro – Bogotá

 

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