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Association for Public Economic Theory

PET 2002, Paris, July 4th-6th 2002

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The third international conference on public economics of the
Association for Public Economic Theory (APET), was held
in Paris (Paris 1, Pantheon-Sorbonne) on July 4-6, 2002. The conference was launched with a reception on July 3rd in the Mayor House of the 5th district of Paris (in front of Pantheon). 

Plenary speakers include:
Alan Auerbach (University of California at Berkeley),
Alain Duchâteau (French Banking Commission andBanque de France)
Jean-Jacques Laffont (University of Toulouse),
John Weymark (Vanderbilt University).

The Programme Committee consists of:
Bernard Cornet (Université de Paris 1),Chair.

Hubert Kempf (Université de Paris 1),
Cuong Le Van (CNRS, Université de Paris 1),
Myrna Wooders (Université de Warwick)

 Committee Members:
Marcus Berliant (Washington University)
Robin Boadway (Queens University)
Raouf Boucekkine (IRES Louvain)
Bernard Caillaud (CERAS)
John Conley (Université d?Illinois)
Luis Corchon (Université Carlos III, Madrid)
Jacques Cremer (CNRS - GREMAQ)
Hossein Farzin (University of California-Davis)
Françoise Forges (Université de Cergy-Pontoise)
Roger Gordon (University of Michigan)
Roger Guesnerie (Collège de France)
Leonid Hurwicz (University of Minnesota)
Philippe Jehiel (CERAS)
Jean-Dominique Lafay (LAEP, Université de Paris 1)
Didier Laussel (Université d?Aix-Marseille 2)
Ben Lockwood (University of Warwick)
Maurice Marchand (CORE)
Alfredo Medio (Université de Venise)
Flavio Menezes (Australian National University)
Jean-François Mertens (CORE, Université Catholiquede Louvain)
Kazuo Nishimura (Kyoto University)
Frank Page (Université d?Alabama)
Pierre Pestieau (Université de Liège)
Thomas Piketty (CEPREMAP)
Alain Trannoy (Université de Cergy-Pontoise)

Themes of the conference.
New technologies, development and political economics.
New trends in Market Economics and Public Economics.
Theory of games and public economics.
New approaches in Economics (Experimental Economics, Networks and Partnerships)
Cooperation, group formation and communication
Taxation, externalites and public goods.
Multijurisdictional cooperation and competition.
Decision theory and public economics
International cooperation and globalization.
Energy, transportation and the environment.
Public finance.
Financial policies and the banking system.
Welfare economics.
Social choice.
(As in past years, to give individuals with interest in public economicsbut no
current paper in the area the opportunity to participate, submissionsin other
areas of economics will also be considered.)

The conference will begin with a reception on July 3rd. Sessionswill
commence on the morning of July 4th.

The deadline for submission of papers for consideration will be March
1st, 2002. E-mail submissions are preferred. Please send submissionsto

New official web site:

Local Organisation Committee
Nizar Allouch (University of Warwick, University of Paris 1), DamienGaumont (University of Paris 2), Pascal Gourdel (University of Paris 1),Hubert Kempf (University of Paris 1), Cuong Le Van (CNRS, University ofParis 1), Etienne Lehmann (University of Saint-Etienne), Filipe MartinsDa Rocha (University of Paris 1), Fabien Mozeau (University of Paris1), Bertrand Wigniolle (University of Paris 1).
Conference Administrator : Tuyên Ngoc

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