Political Economy Workshop
All sessions will meet in 127 Corwin Hall, unless otherwise noted
Monday, February 12 at 4:30 PM
Gerard Padró i Miquel, Stanford U.
"Strategic Risk, Civil War, and Intervention"
Monday, February 19 at 4:30 PM
Tomas Sjöström, Rutgers U.
"Domestic Political Survival and International Conflict: Is Democracy Good for Peace?"
Monday, February 26 at 4:30 PM
Roger Myerson, U. of Chicago
"Leadership, Trust, and Constitutions"
Monday, March 26 at 4:30 PM
Esteban Klor, Hebrew U.
"Social Identity and Preferences over Redistribution"
Monday, April 2 at 4:30 PM
Alan Wiseman, Ohio State U.
"Delegation and Positive Sum Bureaucracies"
Monday, April 16 at NOON in 015 Robertson Hall (Joint with International Relations Colloquium)
Stephan Haggard (UCSD) and Robert Kaufman (Rutgers)
"The Political Economy of Welfare Reform: East Asia, Latin America and Central Europe Compared" Download paper Download references
Monday, April 23 at 4:30 PM
Dino Gerardi, Yale U.
"Social Memory and Evidence from the Past"
Monday, April 30 at 4:30 PM
Maggie Penn, Harvard U.
"Citizenship versus Ethnicity: The Role of Institutions in Shaping Identity Choice"
Monday, September 18 at 4:30 PM
Guido Tabellini, Bocconi U.
"Culture and Institutions: Economic Development in the Regions of Europe"
Monday, September 25 at 4:30 PM
Ronny Razin, LSE
"A Theory of Religion: Linking Individual Beliefs, Rituals, and Social Cohesion"
Monday, October 9 at 4:30 PM
Shigeo Hirano, Columbia U.
"Do Individual Representatives Influence Government Transfers? Evidence from Japan"
Monday, October 16 at 4:30 pm
Andrea Prat, LSE and NYU
"How Much Money Does Government Waste? And Why?" (No paper available)
Monday, November 6 at 4:30 PM
Kenneth Shotts, Stanford U.
"Media Effects on Policy Choice"
Monday, November 13 at 4:30 PM
Daron Acemoglu, MIT
"Political Economy and the Structure of Taxation"
Monday, December 4 at 4:30 PM
John Londregan and Andrea Vindigni, Princeton
"Voting as a Credible Threat"