CESifo Venice Summer Institute 2016: Workshop on "The Economics of Peace and War "
We welcome economic or econometric contributions on the following and related issues: - National safety as a public good - Strategic behavior and credible commitments (initiated by Thomas Schelling) - The theory of conflicts (initiated by Gordon Tullock, Jack Hirshleifer and Kai Konrad) - Theory of alliances and free riding (initiated by Mancur Olson, Richard Zeckhouser, Todd Sandler and Keith Hartley) - Cost-benefit analysis of the draft vs. professional armies - Technology and war - Sequential structures in war: misinformation, propaganda, cyber war, and resorting to local minorities - The credibility of an alliance like NATO in defending its members - Military industrial complex and lobbying - Economic sanctions against aggressors - Asymmetric wars - Wars waged by unmarked soldiers (without insignia).
|Event dates:||2016-07-20 – 2016-07-21|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2015-12-22|
|Organizer:||CESifo Research Network Venice International University|
|Conference venue:||Venice, Island of San Servolo|
Deirdre Weber (email@example.com), Telefon: +49(0)89/9224-1410, Fax: +49(0)89/9224-1409 Scientific organisers: Professor Vesa Kanniainen (firstname.lastname@example.org), Professor Panu Poutvaara (email@example.com)
|Classification:||D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making ; F5 - International Relations and International Political Economy ; H4 - Publicly Provided Goods ; L6 - Industry Studies: Manufacturing ; N4 - Government, War, Law, and Regulation ; O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development ; Z1 - Cultural Economics|
|Event type:||Seminare, Summer Schools, Symposien, Workshops; Seminars, Summer Schools, Symposiums, Workshops|