UAA Experimental Economics Laboratory

 
 

Resources, Institutions, and the Owner State


A Workshop on Policy Research Using Experimental Economics


August 21-22, 2006

Rasmuson Hall 207


University of Alaska Anchorage


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Monday, August 21

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8:00-8:30    Coffee and Rolls

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8:30-9:00    Welcome and Objectives


Tom Case, Dean, College of Business and Public Policy

Lee Huskey, Chair, Economics Department

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9:00-9:50    Experimental Economics and Alaska policy issues


Vernon Smith, UAA Rasmuson Chair in Economics

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9:50-10:10    Coffee Break

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10:10-12:00    Session I


Chair:  Lee Huskey, University of Alaska Anchorage


Papers:  


Rent Dissipation in Competitive Limited Entry Fisheries:  An Experimental Analysis

Gunnar Knapp and Jim Murphy, University of Alaska Anchorage


Price Discovery in Tradable Fishing Allowance Markets: Auctions for Initial Sale of Annual Catch Entitlement in New Zealand's Quota Management System

Chris Anderson, University of Rhode Island 


Fixed Revenue Auctions

Cary Deck, University of Arkansas

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12:00-1:30    Lunch

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1:30-2:40    Alaska Policy Issues I


Will Nebesky, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Oil                  and Gas Division   


Steve Colt, University of Alaska Anchorage

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2:40-3:00    Coffee Break

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3:00-4:45    Session II


Chair:    Paul Johnson, University of Alaska Anchorage


Papers:   


Local Management of Common Resources and Public Goods

Todd Cherry, Appalachian State University


Common Pool Resource Management and the Effect of Heterogeneous Users:  An Experimental  Investigation

Lance Howe, University of Alaska Anchorage


Local Management of Common Pool Resources in Developing Economies

Jim Murphy, University of Alaska Anchorage


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Tuesday, August 22

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8:00-8:30    Coffee and Rolls

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8:30-9:40    Alaska Policy Issues II

   

Mark Fina, North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Steve Langdon, Professor of Anthropology, University of Alaska, Anchorage

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9:40-10:00    Break

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10:00-11:45    Session III


Chair:    Lance Howe, University of Alaska Anchorage


Papers:  


Fairness, Information and Coalition Building in Tax Policy: An Experimental Approach

Sharman Haley, University of Alaska Anchorage


Firm Structure and Compliance with Environmental Regulations

Mike McKee, University of Calgary


Building a Market: From Personal to Impersonal Exchange

Bart Wilson, George Mason University


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11:45-1:15    Lunch

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1:15-3:00    Session IV


Chair: Jim Murphy, UAA Rasmuson Chair in Economics   


Papers:


Using Auctions to Define Transferable Rights to Capacity Shares in a Pipeline

Vernon Smith and Mark Olson, George Mason University


Risk and OPEC: An Experimental Analysis with Updates

Doug Reynolds, University of Alaska Fairbanks


Search with an External Opportunity: an Experimental Investigation of the Todaro Paradox

Wayne Edwards and Lee Huskey, University of Alaska Anchorage

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3:00-3:20    Coffee Break

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3:20-4:30    Session V


Chair:    Lee Huskey, University of Alaska Anchorage


Papers:  


Manipulation and Information Markets

Dave Porter, George Mason University


The Decision to Adopt Economic Experiments for the High School Classroom

Paul Johnson and Steve Jackstadt, University of Alaska Anchorage

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4:30-4:45    Closing Remarks

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For further information or to register for the workshop contact: Lee Huskey, Economics Department, University of Alaska Anchorage, 786-1905 or aflh@uaa.alaska.edu.


 
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