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.  To join the PEW-RPPE list serve for weekly announcements, please email Lindsay Woodrick

Upcoming Speaker Series Events

PEW: Federica Izzo (CANCELED)

Mon, Apr 20, 2020, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Location: 101 JRR
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PEW : Jörg Spenkuch

Mon, Apr 27, 2020, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Location: 101 JRR
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PEW: Jeff Ely

Mon, Apr 12, 2021, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Location: 101 JRR
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Past Events

PEW: Ying Chen

Mon, Mar 30, 2020, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

PEW: Marina Agranov

Mon, Mar 9, 2020, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

We conduct a series of laboratory experiments to study how groups aggregate information in settings in which group members repeatedly observe both private information about the state and either others members' actions or their actions and signals. Group members share common interests in guessing the state.

PEW: Andrew Hall CANCELED

Mon, Mar 2, 2020, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

The seminar for 3/2 has been CANCELED.

PEW: Vincent Pons

Mon, Feb 24, 2020, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

PEW: Raquel Fernandez

Mon, Dec 9, 2019, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

PEW: Camilo García-Jimeno

Mon, Dec 2, 2019, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

PEW: Nancy Qian

Mon, Nov 4, 2019, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

PEW: Karam Kang

Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

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.

Nathan Canen

Mon, Oct 7, 2019, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

This paper investigates the determinants of political polarization, a phenomenon of increasing relevance in Western democracies. How much of polarization is driven by divergence in the ideologies of politicians? How much is instead the result of changes in the capacity of parties to control their members?

PEW: Sara Lowes

Mon, Sep 30, 2019, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

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