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July 12, 2007 Workshop Agenda

8:00-8:30 Registration, coffee  
8:30-8:45 Opening Remarks  
8:45-10:45 Session 1: Fisheries Policy Issues
(Jim Wilen, Keith Criddle, Gordon Gislason, Ron Felthoven)
  Researchable Questions for Experimental Economics in Fisheries Policy
Jim Wilen - UC Davis University of California
 
  An Overview of Alaska's Fisheries and their Evolution
Keith Criddle - University of Alaska Fairbanks
 
  Understanding Fishermen Behavior - Some Potential Opportunities for Experimental Economics
Gordon Gislason - GSGislason & Associates Ltd.
 
  Issues in Crab and Groundfisheries off Alaska: a Grab Bag
Ronald Felthoven - NOAA
 
10:45-11:00 Coffee break  
11:00-12:00 Session 2: Panel Discussion "Case Study for BSAI Crab                     Rationalization and Pricing Mechanisms"
(Mark Fina, Joe Sullivan, Terry Leitzel)
  Economics and a Unique Public Regulatory Process-Fisheries Management
Terry Leitzel - Marine Conservation Alliance (MCA)
 
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30 - 1:45 Experiment demonstration (Jim Murphy, Gunnar Knapp)
1:45-3:15 Session 3: Experimental economics and policy
(Steve Rassenti, Bill Schulze, Chris Anderson)
  Admonitions to be Ignored in Designing Economic Systems
Steve Rassenti - George Mason University
 
Applications of Experimental Economics to Problems in Public Policy
Bill Schulze - Cornell University
 
Price Discovery in Transferable Quota Markets
Chris Anderson - University of Rhode Island
 
3:15-3:30 Coffee break
 
3:30-5:00 Session 4: Panel discussion "How can experiments inform fisheries                 management?"
(Vernon Smith, Lance Howe, Lew Queirolo, John Gauvin)
5:00 - 5:15 Closing Remarks