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Conference on Economic Growth and Development

Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics
August 2-3, 1991
Friday, August 2
1:00 p.m. Stephen Parente and Edward Prescott
Technology Adoption and Growth
  Discussant: Boyan Jovanovic
2:00 p.m. Paul Gomme
Money and Growth Revisited
  Discussant: Gary Hansen
3:00 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Benjamin Bental and Dan Peled
Searching for Investment Opportunities: A Micro Foundation for Endogenous Growth
  Discussant: Randall Wright
4:30 p.m. Costas Azariadis and Bruce Smith
Adverse Selection in a Neoclassical Growth Model
  Discussant: Satyajit Chatterjee
5:45 p.m. Reception
6:45 p.m. Dinner
Saturday, August 3
9:30 a.m. Coffee and rolls
10:00 a.m. Harold ColeGeorge Mailath, and Andrew Postlewaite
Social Norms, Savings Behavior, and Growth
  Discussant: Paul Romer
11:00 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. Jess Benhabib and Aldo Rustichini
Social Conflict, Growth and Income Distribution
  Discussant: Nancy Stokey
12:30 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m.

Giuseppe Bertola
Flexibility, Investment, and Growth

  Discussant: Greg Huffman
3:00 p.m.

Paul Segerstrom
Innovation, Imitation and Economic Growth

  Discussant: Alwyn Young
4:00 p.m. Break
4:30 p.m.

Marvin Goodfriend and John McDermott
Early Development

  Discussant: Richard Rogerson
5:45 p.m. Reception
6:45 p.m. Dinner