Political Economy Workshop

The Political Economy Workshop invites external faculty from both Economics and Politics departments to present their theoretical and empirical research in political economy. The workshop meets Mondays, 4:30-5:45pm in Corwin 127.  If you have questions, please contact the workshop organizers: Gleason Judd, German Gieczewski, and Maria Micaela Sviatschi.  To join the PEW-RPPE listserve for weekly announcements, please email Nancy Huth.

Upcoming Speaker Series Events

PEW: Marina Agranov
Mon, Dec 4, 2023, 4:30 pm
"Information Aggregation on Networks: an Experimental Study"
127 Corwin Hall
PEW: Cailin Slattery
Mon, Dec 11, 2023, 4:30 pm


127 Corwin Hall

Past Events

PEW: Wioletta Dziuda, University of Chicago
Mon, Sep 26, 2022, 4:30 pm5:45 pm

Wioletta is Associate Professor (with tenure) at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. Her main interests lie in applied game theory, political economy and economics of information. Her current research focuses on analyzing how legislative bargaining affects the nature and the efficiency of policies. She is also…

PEW: Mattias Polborn, Vanderbilt University
Mon, Sep 19, 2022, 4:30 pm5:45 pm

"Morals as Luxury Goods and Political Polarization"

PEW: Hulya Eraslan, Rice University
Mon, Sep 12, 2022, 4:30 pm5:45 pm

"Bargaining in the Shadow of Uncertainty"

PEW: Gerard Padró i Miquel
Mon, May 2, 2022, 4:15 pm4:15 pm
PEW: Tianyi Wang
Mon, Apr 25, 2022, 1:20 pm2:30 pm
PEW: Marina Halac
Mon, Apr 18, 2022, 4:15 pm4:15 pm
PEW: Ceren Baysan
Mon, Apr 11, 2022, 4:15 pm4:15 pm
PEW: Helios Herrera
Mon, Apr 4, 2022, 4:15 pm4:15 pm
PEW: Bard Harstad
Mon, Mar 21, 2022, 4:15 pm4:15 pm

Every government that controls an exhaustible resource must decide whether to exploit it or to conserve and thereby let the subsequent government decide whether to exploit or conserve. This paper develops a positive theory of this situation and shows when a small change in parameter values has a multiplier effect on exploitation. The multiplier…

PEW: Julia Cagé
Mon, Mar 14, 2022, 4:15 pm4:15 pm

What role do journalists and media owners play in slanting media content? In this paper, we open the black box of news production and investigate whether and how journalists themselves decide to bias the news and shield content production from owner influence. To do so, we build a novel dataset on hosts and guests in all French radio and…