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11th Annual Defence and Security Economics Workshop

November 3, 2016 — November 4, 2016

Location:Senate Boardroom Robertson Hall
Cost:Free

The Centre for Operational Research and Analysis (CORA)/ Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), the Norman Paterson School for International Affairs (NPSIA), Carleton University, the John Deutsch Institute, the Department of Economics at Queen’s University, Royal Military College of Canada, and the Institute for Defence Resources Management at Royal Military College of Canada (IDRM at RMCC), present

The 11th Defence and Security Economics Workshop

November 3-4, 2016

Venue/Local: Senate Boardroom, Robertson Building, Carleton University

Sponsors

  • Centre for Operational Research and Analysis (CORA)/ Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC)/ Centre d’analyse et de recherche opérationnelle (CARO)/R&D en défense Canada (RDDC)
  • Norman Paterson School for International Affairs (NPSIA), Carleton University
  • John Deutsch Institute, Department of Economics at Queen’s University
  • Royal Military College of Canada/Collège militaire royal du Canada
  • Institute for Defence Resources Management at Royal Military College of Canada (IDRM at RMCC)/Institut pour la gestion des ressources en défense au Collège militaire royal du Canada (IGRD au CMRC)

Program (subject to change)

November 03, 2016 

Session 1: (9:00-10:20)

John McCormack (UK Defence Academy), “Liminality and Operational Efficiency in the Defence Sector”
Julieanna Powell-Turner (UK Defence Academy), “Sustainability and Defence”

Break (10:20-10:40)

Session 2: (10:40-12:00)

Stuart Young (UK Defence Academy), “The UK’s Strategic Defence and Security Review – Industrial and Economic Implications”
Discussant: Craig Stone (DND)
Peter Weltman (Parliamentary Budget Office), “Fiscal sustainability of Canada’s National Defence Program:  A financial baseline for the Defence Policy Review”

Lunch (12:00-1:30)

Session 3: (1:30-2:50)

Rod Story (Parliamentary Budget Office), “Canada’s Surface Combatant: Trade Space and Budget Sufficiency”
Discussant: Robert Petrunia (Lakehead)

Laura Armey (Naval Postgraduate School) and Jonathan Lipow (Naval Postgraduate School), “Send Me! Selection to Deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan”
Discussant: Patrick Alexander (Bank of Canada)

Break (2:50-3:10)

Session 4: 3:10-4:30

Jomana Amara (Naval Postgraduate School), “Does service matter? Costs of healthcare for OEF/OIF Veterans with TBI”
Natalia Utrero (Spanish Defence University Centre), “Defence Spending, Institutional Environment and Economic Growth: The case of Military Alliances”
Discussant: Mohamed Douch (RMC)

November 03, 2016 

Session 5: (9:00-10:20)

Karl Skogstad (Lakehead University), “Committed to the Cause: NATO Integration after the Cold War”
Discussant: Dane Rowlands (Carleton University)

Eric Weese (Yale University), “Rational Learning in Insurgencies: The Case of Afghanistan” Discussant: Hanna Halabura (NYU Stern and Bank of Canada)

Break (10:20-10:40)

Session 6: (10:40-12:00)

Eli Berman (University of California San Diego), “Community Monitors vs. Leakage: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan”
Discussant: Alex Chernoff (Bank of Canada)

Youssouf Kiendrebeogo (World Bank), “Who Supports Violent Extremism in Developing Countries?
Analysis of Attitudes Based on Value Surveys”
Discussant: Binyam Solomon (Carleton)

Lunch (12:00-1:30)

Session 7: (1:30-2:50)

Jacob Shapiro (Princeton University), “TBA”
Discussant: Kim Huynh (Bank of Canada) 

Oana Tocoian (Claremont McKenna College), “Who Gets the Guns? How Conflicts and Politics Drive International Arms Transfers”
Discussant: Oana Secrieru (RMC)

Break (2:50-3:10)

Session 8: 3:10-4:30

Christoph Zuercher (University of Ottawa), “What Do We (Not) Know about Development Aid and Violence? A Systematic Review”
Discussant: Christoph Zuercher (University of Victoria)

Christpher E. Penney (DRDC), “The Effect of Foreign Aid in Post-Conflict Episodes – the Case of Sub-Saharan Africa”

Contacts

Karl Skogstad [kaskogst@lakeheadu.ca]
Ugurhan G. Berkok [Ugurhan.Berkok@rmc.ca]