CONFERENCES

Cournot Centre

12 & 13 November 2009

The New International Division of Labour

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Bina Agarwal (University of Delhi), Martin Baily (Brookings Institution), Richard Cooper (Harvard University), Mattieu Crozet (C.E.P.I.I.), Jan Fagerberg (Universitetet i Oslo), John-Gabriel Goddard (World Bank), Elhanan Helpman (Harvard University), Shelly Lundberg (University of Washington), Mathilde Maurel (Université ParisI), Valentina Meliciani (Università di Teramo), Peter Nunnenkamp (Universität Kiel), Robert Solow (M.I.T.)

Conference volume: The Shape of the Division of Labour: Nations, Industries and Households

Programme conférence 2009 (388.7 KiB)

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Trade and Labor Market Outcomes, Elhanan Helpman (Harvard University)



Exports of Knowledge-intensive and Manufactures, Valentina Meliciani (Teramo University)



Changes in the Concepts of Comparative Advantage, Matthieu Crozet (CEPII)



The Changing Global Economic Landscape, Jan Fagerberg (University of Oslo)



The Changing Sexual Division of Labour, Shelly Lundberg (University of Washington)



The Determinants of a New Division of Labour, John-Gabriel Goddard (World Bank)



Developing Countries, Developed Countries: The New Division of Labour, Richard Cooper (Harvard University)



How Global is FDI and What Policymakers Can Do About It, Peter Nunnenkamp (University of Kiel)



Developing Countries, Developed Countries: The New Division of Labour, Mathilde Maurel (University Paris-I)



Round Table: How Do Nations Adapt to the Changes in the Division of Labour? Bina Agarwal (University of Delhi)



Round Table: How Do Nations Adapt to the Changes in the Division of Labour? Martin Baily (Brookings Inst.)



Round Table: How Do Nations Adapt to the Changes in the Division of Labour? Jean-Louis Beffa (Saint-Gobain)

18 & 19 December 2008

The Economic Cost of Climate Change

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Intervenants : Masahiko Aoki (Stanford University), Michel Armatte (Centre A. Koyré), Jean-Pierre Dupuy (Stanford University), Olivier Godard (C.N.R.S.), Jean-Charles Hourcade (C.I.R.E.D.), Inge Kaul (Hertie School), Philippe Quirion (C.N.R.S.), Thomas Schelling (University of Maryland), Robert Solow (M.I.T.), Nicholas Stern (London School of Economics), Thomas Sterner (University of Gothenburg), Martin Weitzman (Harvard University)

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Session 1: Economics and the Environment

Martin Weitzman (Harvard University)
Olivier Godard (CNRS)
• Commentator: Philippe Quirion (CNRS)

Some Basic Economics of Extreme Climate Change, Martin Weitzman (Harvard University)



Economics in the Environmental Crisis: Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem?, Olivier Godard (CNRS)



Comments on Olivier Godard and Martin Weitzman’s presentations, Philippe Quirion (CNRS)



Session 2. Scenarios and Models of Climate Change

Michel Armatte (Centre Alexandre Koyré)
Thomas Sterner (University of Gothenburg)
• Commentator: Jean-Charles Hourcade (CIRED)

Building Scenarios: How Climate Change Became an Economic Question, Michel Armatte (INSEE)



In Defence of Sensible Economics, Thomas Sterner (University of Gothenburg)



Comments on Michel Armatte and Thomas Sterner’s presentations, Jean-Charles Hourcade (CIRED)



Comments, Questions and Answers



Session 3. Certainties, Uncertainties and What They Imply about Action

Thomas Schelling (University of Maryland), keynote speaker
• Commentators: Masahiko Aoki (Stanford University) and Jean-Pierre Dupuy (Stanford University)



Comments on Thomas Schelling’s presentation, Masahiko Aoki (Stanford University)



Comments on Thomas Schelling’s presentation, Jean-Pierre Dupuy (Stanford University)



Session 4. Round Table chaired by Robert Solow (MIT): Where Do We Stand and Where Do We Go from Here?

Inge Kaul (Hertie School of Governance)
Thomas Schelling (University of Maryland)
Nicholas Stern (London School of Economics)
Thomas Sterner (University of Gothenburg)
Martin Weitzman (Harvard University)

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Part 2



29 & 30 November 2007

Does Company Ownership Matter?

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Intervenants : Masahiko Aoki (Stanford University), Jean-Louis Beffa (Saint-Gobain), Margaret Blair (Vanderbilt University Law School), Wendy Carlin (University College London), Christophe Clerc (Shearman & Sterling), Simon Deakin (University of Cambridge), Ekkehard Ernst (O.C.D.E.), Jean-Paul Fitoussi (O.F.C.E), Donatella Gatti (Université Paris XIII), Gregory Jackson (King’s College London), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Deutsche Bundesbank), Xavier Ragot (C.N.R.S.), Antoine Rebérioux (Université Paris X), Lorenzo Sacconi (Università di Trento), Robert Solow (M.I.T.)

Conference volume: Does Company Ownership Matter?

30 November & 1 December 2006

Central Banks as Economic Institutions

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Patrick Artus (École Polytechnique), Alan Blinder (Princeton University), Willem Buiter (London School of Economics), Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley), Benjamin Friedman (Harvard University), Carl-Ludwig Holtfrerich (Free University of Berlin), Gerhard Illing (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich), Otmar Issing (European Central Bank), Takatoshi Ito (University of Tokyo), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Deutsche Bundesbank), Stephen Morris (Princeton University), André Orléan (E.H.E.S.S.), Nouriel Roubini (New York University), Robert Solow (M.I.T.)

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Session 1: Central Banks – The History of an Idea

André Orléan (E.H.E.S.S.)



Carl-Ludwig Holtfrerich (Free University of Berlin)



Questions and Answers

1 & 2 December 2005

Augustin Cournot, Economic Models and Rationality

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Michel Armatte (University of Paris IX), Robert Aumann (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Alain Desrosières (E.H.E.S.S.), Jacques Drèze (C.O.R.E.), Jean-Pierre Dupuy (Stanford University), Jean Magnan de Bornier (University of Aix-Marseille III), Thierry Martin (University of Franche-Comté), André Orléan (E.H.E.S.S.), Glenn Shafer (Rutgers Business School), Robert Solow (M.I.T.), John Vickers (Claremont Graduate University), Bernard Walliser (E.H.E.S.S.)

Conference volume: Augustin Cournot: Modelling Economics

9 & 10 December 2004

France and Germany in the International Division of Labour

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Bruno Amable (University of Paris X), Patrick Artus (Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations), Robert Boyer (E.H.E.S.S.), Anton Brender (University of Paris IX), Jerôme Clément (Arte), Stefan Collignon (London School of Economics), Noël Forgeard (Airbus), Hubertus von Grünberg (Continental), Gustav Horn (German Institute for Economic Research), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Deutsche Bundesbank), Pascal Lamy (European Commission), Robert Solow (M.I.T.), Christian Streiff (Saint-Gobain)

2 & 3 October 2003

Public Sector, Private Sector: New National and International Frontiers

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Patrick Artus (Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations), Avner Ben-Ner (University of Minnesota), Jacques Fournier (Conseil d’État), Louis Gallois (S.N.C.F.), Bernard Gazier (University of Paris I), Xavier Greffe (University of Paris I), Claude Henry (C.N.R.S.), Philippe Herzog (Confrontations), Inge Kaul (U.N.D.P.), Dominique Plihon (University of Paris XIII), Robert Solow (M.I.T.), Joseph Stiglitz (University of Columbia)

Conference volume: Advancing Public Goods

7 & 8 November 2002

Organizational Innovation within Firms

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Masahiko Aoki (Stanford University and R.I.E.T.I.), Carliss Baldwin (Harvard Business School), Jean-Louis Beffa (Saint-Gobain), Stefano Brusoni (University of Sussex), Eve Chiapello (H.E.C.), Giovanni Dosi (University of Pisa), Takahiro Fujimoto (University of Tokyo), Richard Locke (M.I.T.), Luigi Marengo (University of Pisa), Keith Pavitt (University of Sussex), Xavier Ragot (C.N.R.S.), Mari Sako (University of Oxford), Robert Solow (M.I.T.), Edward Steinfeld (M.I.T.)

Conference papers: Organization and the Firm

20 & 21 June 2002

Work and Work Skills

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Peter Auer (I.L.O.), Robert Boyer (E.H.E.S.S.), Jean-Christophe Le Duigou (C.G.T.), François Eymard-Duvernay (University of Paris X), Richard Freeman (London School of Economics), Bernard Gazier (University of Paris I), Jérôme Gautié (University of Reims), Tom Kochan (M.I.T.), David Marsden (London School of Economics), Mari Sako (University of Oxford), Fritz Scharpf (Max Planck Institute of Cologne), Karen Shire (University of Duisburg), Robert Solow (M.I.T.), Arndt Sorge (University of Groningen), Wolfgang Streeck (Max Planck Institute of Cologne), Eric Verdier (C.N.R.S.)

8 & 9 November 2001

Les transformations de la finance en Europe

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Michel Aglietta (University of Paris X), Patrick Artus (Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations), Jean-Louis Beffa (Saint-Gobain), Joseph Bisignano (Bank for International Settlements), Christian De Boissieu (University of Paris I), Giampaolo Galli (Confindustria), Charles Goodhart (London School of Economics), Henri Guillaume (Inspection des Finances), Jacques Hamon (University of Paris IX), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Central Bank of Hesse), John Llewellyn (Lehman Brothers), Ariane Obolensky (B.D.P.M.E.), André Orléan (C.N.R.S.), Michel Prada (Commission des opérations de bourse), Robert Solow (M.I.T.), Neil Soss (Crédit Suisse)

7 & 8 June 2001

The Sources of Technical Change

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Philippe Aghion (Harvard University), Bruno Amable (Lille University), Masahiko Aoki (M.E.T.I., Stanford), Tim Bresnahan (Stanford University), Geneviève Berger (C.N.R.S.), Paul David (Universities of Oxford and Stanford), Giovanni Dosi (Sant’Anna School for Advanced Studies), Robert Gordon (Northwestern University), Dominique Guellec (O.E.C.D.), Jacques Mairesse (I.N.S.E.E.), Franco Malerba (Bocconi University), Dirk Pilat (O.E.C.D.), Denis Ranque (Thales), AnnaLee Saxenian (University of California, Berkeley), Roger-Gérard Schwartzenberg (French Ministry of Research), Robert Solow (M.I.T.)

Volume of selected conference papers: Institutions, Innovation and Growth: Selected Economic Papers

9 & 10 November 2000

Institutions and Growth

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Michel Aglietta (University of Paris X), Robert Boyer (E.H.E.S.S.), Olivier Favereau (University of Paris X), Jean-Paul Fitoussi (I.E.P.), Robert Gordon (Northwestern University), Dominique Guellec (O.E.C.D.), David Marsden (London School of Economics), Colin Mayer (University of Oxford), Jean Peyrelevade (Crédit Lyonnais), Günther Schmid (W.Z.B.), Luc Soete (University of Maastricht), Robert Solow (M.I.T.), Wolfgang Streeck (Max Planck Institute of Cologne), Michel Volle (A.N.P.E.)

Volume of selected conference papers: Institutions, Innovation and Growth: Selected Economic Papers