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Department of Resource Economics
College of Natural Resources
and the Environment
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
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Departamento de Desarrollo
Rural y Regional
Facultad de Estudios Ambientales y Rurales
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota
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Economic and Policy Analysis of Local Governance
in Latin America

Activities:
Workshop 2004

“Methods for studying interactions between economic and ecological
systems and their institutions”
Workshop in Colombia August 2 –4 2004
Edificio Fernando Barón. Salón 209
Transversal 5 No 39-00

Monday, August 2

8:00 – 8:30 Opening
From Javeriana University: Jairo Humberto Cifuentes Madrid vice –president of the University
From Umass University: Cleve Willis - Dean of College of Natural Resources and the Environment
From The American Embassy: Linda Gonzalez- Acting Cultural Affairs Officer

8:30- 9:30
Tom Stevens: “A Meta-Analysis of Hypothetical Bias in Stated Preference Valuation”

9:30 9:45 Discussant: Katja Vinha

9:45-10:00 Questions

10:00-10:20 Break

10:20-11:00
Olga Lucia Castillo: "David vs. Goliath. The Struggle between the Civil Society and the International Financial Institutions in the case of the HIPC Initiative for the External Debt Relief”

11:00-11:15 Discussant: Luis Guillermo Baptiste

11:15- 11:30 Questions

11:30- 12:10
Maria Claudia Lopez: "Experimental Economics and participative methodologies: looking for theoretical and methodological bridges to analyze the collective action in common use resources management"

12:10 – 12:25 Discussant: Olga Lucia Castillo

12:25- 12:40 Questions

6:00 Coctail

Tuesday, August 3

8:00 - 8:40
John Stranlund: “Enforcing Market-Based Environmental Policies: An Experimental Analysis”

8:40 – 8:55 Discussant: Alejandro Vivas

8:55- 9:10 Questions

9:10- 9:50
Cesar Ortiz: “The environmental conflict in La Mojana“

9:50-10:05 Discussant: Daniel Castillo

10:05-10:20 Questions

10:20-10:40 Break

10:40 –11:20
Daniel Castillo: “Simulation of common pool resource field experiments: a behavioural model of collective action”

11:20-11:35 Discussant: Guillermo Cepeda

11:35- 11:50 Questions

11:50-12:30
Juan Camilo Cárdenas: “Bringing the lab to the field: more than changing subjects”

12:30- 12:45 Discussant: Maria Alejandra Velez

12:45-1:00 Questions

Wednesday, August 4

8:00 - 9:00
Maria Alejandra Velez: “Institutional Effects on Individual Behavior in the Commons: Experimental Evidence from the Field. Dissertation Prospectus”

9:00-9:15 Discussant: Juan Camilo Cárdenas

9:15-9:30 Questions

9:30 – 10:10
Tom Stevens: “Valuation of visibility loss in wilderness areas: a case study with implications for electricity deregulation”

10:10-10:25 Discussant: Elcy Corrales

10:25-10:40 Questions

10:40- 11:00 Break

11:00- 11: 40
Luis Guillermo Baptiste: “Biodiversity saturation” in Colombia?: cost –benefit vs. multicriterial implications for natural resource management in complex ecosystems"

11:55 – 12:10 Discussant: Norman Offstein

12:10- 12:25 Questions

Final Comments: Cleve Willis

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University of Massachusetts Amherst. resec@resecon.umass.edu