Political Economy Workshop

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. 

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Upcoming Speaker Series Events

PEW: Cesi Cruz

Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 4:30 pm

In this paper we show that social fragmentation can trigger increased electoral competition and improved provision of public goods. We test this using large-scale data on family networks from over 20 million individuals in 15,000 villages of the Philippines.

Location: 127 Corwin Hall

PEW: Georgy Egorov

Mon, Oct 1, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Steven Callander

Mon, Oct 15, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Gerard Padro-i-Miquel

Mon, Oct 22, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Sergio Montero

Mon, Nov 5, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Laurent Bouton

Mon, Dec 3, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Alessandra Casella

Mon, Feb 11, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Edward Glaeser

Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Monica Martinez-Bravo

Mon, Mar 4, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Juan Ortner

Mon, Mar 11, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Gilat Levy

Mon, Mar 25, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Guido Tabellni

Mon, Apr 8, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Dorothy Kronick

Mon, Apr 15, 2019, 4:30 pm
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PEW: Melissa Dell

Mon, Apr 22, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Erik Snowberg

Mon, Apr 29, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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PEW: Horacio Larreguy

Mon, May 6, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 127 Corwin Hall
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Past Events

PEW: Bard Harstad

Mon, Sep 17, 2018, 4:30 pm

Inspired by the Paris Agreement on climate change, this paper analyzes a novel bargaining game in which each party quantifies its own contribution (to a public good, for example), before the set of pledges must be accepted. I first show that, if the tolerance for delay is uncertain, each equilibrium pledge coincides with an asymmetric Nash...

Francesco Trebbi, University of British Columbia

Mon, May 7, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Making Policy Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises

Didac Queralt, Yale University

Mon, Apr 30, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

The Legacy of War on Fiscal Capacity
queralt_war_legacy_jan18_20.pdf

Garance Genicot, Georgetown University

Mon, Apr 23, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Shedding New Light on the Economic Effects of Constitutions

Stephane Wolton, London School of Economics

Mon, Apr 16, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Are Biased Media Bad for Democracy?

biased-media-bad-february-2018.pdf

Marina Agranov, Caltech Institute of Technology

Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Marina Agranov, Caltech Institute of Technology

Marco Battaglini, Cornell University

Mon, Mar 26, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Public Protests and Policy Making: An Experimental Analysis

Nicola Persico, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Mon, Mar 12, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Communication Between Shareholders

communication-nicola-persico.pdf

Jacopo Perego, New York University

Mon, Oct 23, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

"Media Competition and the Source of Disagreement"

Mehdi Shadmehr, University of Calgary

Mon, Oct 9, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

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