Harvard Business School International Research Conference
May 17-18, 2013

Campus Map: http://www.hbs.edu/about/visit.html

All sessions will be in Baker Library Building--Seminar Room 102

RSVP by April 19 (by e-mailing jsiegel@hbs.edu)

Day Time Presenter Discussant
Friday, May 17 12:00-12:50pm (with box lunches) Bill Kerr (HBS), Diasporas and Outsourcing: Evidence from oDesk and India (with Ejaz Ghani and Christopher Stanton) Francine Lafontaine (Michigan)
Friday, May 17 12:50-1:40pm Mihir Desai (HBS), Who Competes and for Whom? Subramanian Rangan (INSEAD)
Friday, May 17 1:40-2:20pm Break .
Friday, May 17 2:20-3:10pm Antoinette Schoar (MIT), The Importance of Being Nice: Supervisory Skill Training in the Cambodian Garment Industry Joanne Oxley (Toronto)
Friday, May 17 3:10-4:00pm Jan Svejnar (Columbia), Does Foreign Entry Spur Innovation?" (with coauthors Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Katherine Terrell) Jonathan Doh (Villanova)
Friday, May 17 4:00-4:30pm Break .
Friday, May 17 4:30-5:20pm Stephen Haber (Stanford), Fragile by Design: Banking Crises, Scarce Credit, and Political Bargains (with Charles Calomiris)  (note: chapters will be e-mailed to the conference participants) Vojislav Maksimovic (Maryland) and Javier Reyes (Arkansas)
Friday, May 17 6:00pm- Conference Dinner .
Saturday, May 18 7:30-8:30am Breakfast .
Saturday, May 18 8:30-9:20am Sutirtha Bagchi (Michigan), Does Inequality Matter for Growth? Lakshmi Iyer (HBS)
Saturday, May 18 9:20-10:10am Noel Maurer (HBS), The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893–2013 Ruth Aguilera (Illinois)
Saturday, May 18 10:10-10:40am Break .
Saturday, May 18 10:40-11:30am Heather Berry (George Washington), Global Sourcing and Foreign Knowledge Seeking: A Formal Model and Empirical Analysis (with Aseem Kaul) Donald Lessard (MIT)
Saturday, May 18 11:30-12:20pm Donal Crilly (LBS), Qualitative Comparative Analysis and International Business (note: background papers will be e-mailed to the conference participants) Witold Henisz (Wharton)
Saturday, May 18 12:20-1:00pm Lunch .
Saturday, May 18 1:00pm-1:50pm Aldo Musacchio (HBS), Leviathan Evolving: New Varieties of State Capitalism in Brazil and Beyond (with Sergio Lazzarini) Ravi Ramamurti (Northeastern)


Robert Gross (George Mason)