The Political Economy Workshop meets Mondays, 4:30-6:00pm. All sessions will meet in 127 Corwin Hall, unless otherwise noted. If you have questions, please contact the workshop organizers: Thomas Fujiwara and Matias Iaryczower. To join the PEW-RPPE list serve for weekly announcements, please email Lindsay Woodrick.
We exploit institutional changes in the enforcement of water quality regulations in California, and study regulatory discretion by identifying and estimating a structural model of strategic interactions between a regulator and a privately-informed discharger.