Political Economy & Development Seminars Fall 2003

Seminars Fridays, 4:10-5:30 pm (unless otherwise specified) Sproul Hall 2206

Questions? Contact Keith Griffin or the workshop assistant Pamella J. Rousseau .

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader. Copies of papers may be available from Pam .

10/1/2003* Kusum Mundra SDSU

*NOTE: Wednesday Sproul 2206 4:10-5:30 pm; Jointly with Econometrics

“Suicide Bombing As a Strategic Instrument of Protest: An Empirical Investigation”
10/3/2003 Richard A. Easterlin USC “Building a Better Theory of Well-Being”
10/10/2003 Anil Deolalikar UCR- Economics “Attaining the Health Millennium Development Goals in India”
10/17/2003 David Fairris UCR Economics “The Impact of Living Wages on Employers: A Control Group Analysis of the Los Angeles Ordinance”
10/24/2003 Susan Carter UCR- Economics “Mexican Fertility Decline in the American Mirror”
10/31/2003 David Ellerman UCR- Economics “What Went Wrong in Foreign Aid to the FSU Transition Economies?”
11/7/2003* Manuel Pastor UC Santa Cruz


“Social Policy in the Wake of the Financial Crises in Argentina and Mexico”
11/14/2003 Akmal Hussain Pakistan “Poverty and Power in Pakistan”
11/21/2003 Allan Richards UC Santa Cruz “Modernity and Economic Development: The New American Messianism”