April 8 and 9, 2016 Organizational Economics Workshop

Organizational Economics Workshop – April 8 & 9th 2016

Second workshop on Organizational Economics.


The Haas School of Business at the University of California-Berkeley and the Sorbonne Business School are organizing a series of workshops on Organisational Economics.

The first workshop has been organized at the University of California Berkeley (See the program).  The second one will be held at the Sorbonne Business School with the support from the Institute for Business Innovation at the Haas School of Business, the Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professor Chair in Business and Technology and the Paris School of Economics — OSE Labex.

2nd Berkeley-Paris Organizational Economics Workshop
Sorbonne Business School – U. of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
21, rue Broca, 75005 Paris

April 8 and 9th, 2016.

Dinner on Thursday 7pm — Restaurant TBC

Friday April 8th

Registration:  8:00 – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast: 8:30 – 9:00am

Introduction speech: 9:00-9:05am

  • Stéphane Saussier & Pablo Spiller

Session I: 9:05-10:20am

Paper: « Do managers motivate? Evidence from performance metrics and employee surveys in a firm » — Peter Coles, Mitchell Hoffman, Steven Tadelis

Break: 10:20-10:45am

Session II: 10:45-12:00pm

Paper: « Endogenous (In)Formal Institutions » — Serra Boranbay, Carmine Guerriero

Lunch: 12:00-2pm

Session III: 2:00-3:15pm

Paper: « Competition and Relational Contracts: Evidence from Rwanda’s Coffee Mills » — Rocco Macchiavello, Ameet Morjaria

Break: 3:15-3:45pm

Session IV: 3:45-5:00 pm

Paper: Political Bonds: Political Hazards and the Choice of Municipal Financing Instruments — Abhay Aneja, Marian Moszoro, Pablo T. Spiller

Break: 5:00-5:45pm

Session V: 5:45-7:00 pm

Paper: « The Permeability of Public Contracts: Evidence from Renegotiations in the French Car Park Sector » — le Squeren Z and Moore J.

Reception: 7.30 pm  — Place TBC

Saturday, April 9th

Continental Breakfast: 9:00 – 9:30am

Session I: 9:30-10:45am

Paper: « Rising Wages and Human Capital in the Federal Government », Alex Bolton and J. de Figueiredo

Break: 10:45-11:15am

Session II: 11:15-12:30pm

Paper: The Value of Revolving Doors in Brazilian Public Procurement, K. Barbosa and S. Straub

Lunch: 12:30-2:00pm

Session III: 2:00-3:15pm

Paper: « Knowledge Spillovers in Cost-Reduction Incentives » — Luis Aguiar, Philippe Gagnepain

Break: 3:15-3:45pm

Session IV: 3:45-5:00pm

Paper: « Malfeasance and Guile in Agency Theory » – B. MacLeod