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EGAP 19: Paris, March 2017

Host: Daniel Rubenson, Sciences Po, Ryerson University

Theme: Institutions & Governance. Good governance has long been seen as an important driver of economic growth and well-being. With the endorsement of the SDGs at the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, good governance was fundamentally established as a development goal in itself. In particular, SDG 16 recognizes the connection between good governance and “effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.” This workshop aims to explore the different ways that effective institutions can be implemented, evaluated, and built upon in an effort to understand how good governance can be achieved.

Sciences Po, Paris, France, March 3-4, 2017
Thursday, March 2

6:00-8:00pm - New Member Happy Hour at Le Molière (all participants welcome)

Friday, March 3
8:45am - Breakfast
9:15 – Welcome and Introductions
9:30-10:30 – Peter John: “The Perils of Polarization: Partisan Conditioning of External Efficacy – A Field Experiment” (Paper)
10:30-11:00 – Break
11:00-12:00 – Edmund Malesky: "Can Political Participation by Firms Increase Government Legitimacy and Regulatory Compliance in Developing Countries?" (Paper)
12:00-1:00 – Lunch
1:00-2:30 – Conor Doyle, Robbie Packer, Thad Dunning, Miriam Golden, Macartan Humphreys, Rebecca Wolfe, and Daniel Rubenson (Chair): "What is the role of experimental evidence in implementing SDG16?" (Roundtable Discussion)
2:30-3:30 – Ruth Ditlmann: "When Do Elected Officials Help Immigrants Become Citizens? Answers from a Field Experiment in Germany" (Paper)
3:30-4:00 – Break
4:00-6:00 – Networking Activity on the Bateaux Mouches River Cruise
7:30pm – Dinner at Macéo Table Parisienne
10:30-11:00 – Break
11:00-12:00 – Kristin Michelitch and Guy Grossman: "Candidate Entry & Vote-Share in the Wake of an Incumbent Performance Transparency Initiative" (Design)
12:00-1:00 – Lunch
3:00-3:30 – Break
3:30-4:30 – Fotini Christia: "Networks of Sectarianism: Experimental Evidence on Access to Services in Baghdad" (Paper)
4:30-5:30 – EGAP Board of Directors Meeting

                       Metaketa III: Natural Resources Committee Meeting
7:30pm – Dinner at Café Louis Philippe
Rosario Aguilar
Kevin Arceneaux
Robert Blair
Jake Bowers
Justine Burns
Fotini Christia
Alexander Coppock
Eric Dickson
Ruth Ditlmann
Alyoscia D'Onofrio
Conor Doyle
Thad Dunning
Anna Godfrey
Miriam Golden
Jessica Gottlieb
Guy Grossman
Ali Hasanain
Macartan Humphreys
Oliver James
Peter John
Sabrina Karim
Betsy Levy Paluck
Evan Lieberman
Edmund Malesky
Gwyneth McClendon
Kristin Michelitch
Alison Miranda
Dan Nielson
Raul Pacheco-Vega
Robbie Packer
Ragan Petrie
Dan Posner
Daniel Rubenson
Maarten Voors
Rebecca Wolfe