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Friday, May 13, 2016
Political Identity: Experimental Evidence on Anti-Americanism in Pakistan
Michael Callen, Harvard Kennedy School
Anthony Fowler, Associate Professor, Harris Public Policy
Civilian Casualties and the Conditional Effects of Humanitarian Aid in Wartime
Jason Lyall, Yale University
Discussant: Paul Staniland
Insurgency and Small Wars: Estimation of Unobserved Coalition Structures
Francesco Trebbi, University of British Columbia
Discussant: Austin Wright
Systemic Uncertainty and the Emergence of Border Disputes
David Carter, Princeton University
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, Sydney Stein Professor and Deputy Dean for Promotions & Recruitment, Harris Public Policy
Monopolizing Violence in Ungoverned Spaces: Evidence from the Pacification of Rio’s Favelas
Claudio Ferraz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Discussant: Benjamin Lessing
Bombing the Way to State-Building? Lessons from the Vietnam War
Melissa Dell, Harvard University
Discussant: Benjamin Crost
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Conflict and Cooperation in Somalia
Avidit Acharya, Stanford University
Oeindrila Dube, Philip K. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies, Harris Public Policy; Co-Director of BFI Initiative for the Study of Gender in the Economy