2011-12 Conference

 

ABBASI PROGRAM – AALIMS CONFERENCE ON ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE MUSLIM WORLD
APRIL 6-7, 2012

John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building
Koret-Taube Conference Center, Room 120
366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA 94305-6015 (Map &Directions)

GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOP (schedule)

CONFERENCE (schedule)

RSVP. All sessions are free and open to the public.

Contact: Burcak Keskin- Kozat (Associate Director, Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies), abbasiprogram@stanford.edu

Presentations will explore a variety of issues concerning political economy of the Muslim World, including economic performance, political participation, activism, identity formation, and institutional change. The conference will commence with a half-day graduate student workshop. Organized jointly by Stanford University’s Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS), the conference is co-sponsored by Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and  Stanford Center for International Development (SCID).  The event is the third installment of the AALIMS conference series. The first AALIMS conference took place at Duke University in 2010 and the second at Harvard University in 2011. The 2013 Conference will be hosted by the Baker Institute at Rice University.

2012 Conference Organization Committee  (more)
Lisa Blaydes (Stanford University)
Mahmoud El-Gamal (Rice University)
Murat Iyigün (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Asim Khwaja (Harvard University)
Timur Kuran (Duke University)
Saumitra Jha (Stanford University)
Ali Yaycioglu (Stanford University)

Presenters
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Seven Agir (Yale University) (paper)
Mohamad Al-Ississ (American University of Cairo) (paper)
Jean-Paul Carvalho (University of California, Irvine) (paper)
Eric Chaney (Harvard University) (paper)
Arya Gaduh (University of Southern California) (paper)
Rachel Gillum (Stanford University) (paper)
Saumitra Jha (Stanford University) (paper)
David Laitin (Stanford University) (paper)
Avital Livny (Stanford University) (paper)
Erik Meyersson (Stockholm School of Economics) (paper)
Rich Nielsen (Harvard University)  (paper)
Jean-Philippe Platteau (University of Namur) (paper)
Jared Rubin (Chapman University) (paper)
Mohamed Saleh (University of Southern California) (paper)
Ali Yaycioglu (Stanford University)
Basit Zafar (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) (paper)

 

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