Speaker Series 2007-2008

Political Economy Workshop

Spring 2008


All sessions will meet in 127 Corwin Hall, unless otherwise noted

Monday, February 25 at 4:30 PM
Navin Kartik, UCSD and Institute for Advanced Study
"Information Aggregation and Sequential Voting: Theory and Experiments"
Experiments paper

Monday, March 3 at 4:30 PM
Stephen Morris, Princeton U.
"Maintaining Authority"

Monday, April 7 at 4:30 PM
Andrea Mattozzi, Caltech
"Ideology and Competence in Alternative Electoral Systems"

Monday, April 14 at 4:30 PM
John Roemer, Yale U.
"A Positive Theory of Income Taxation"

Monday, April 21 at 4:30 PM
Timothy Feddersen, Northwestern U.
"Moral Bias in Large Elections"



Fall 2007

Monday, September 24 at 4:30 PM
Marco Battaglini, Princeton
"The Dynamics of Redistributive Politics"

Monday, October 8 at 4:30 pm
Nikitas Konstantinidis, Princeton
"Gradualism and Uncertainty in International Union Formation"

Monday, October 15 at 4:30 pm
Peter Rosendorff, NYU
"Strengthening International Courts and the Early Settlement of Disputes"

Monday, October 22 at 4:30 PM
Bård Harstad, Northwestern
"From Corruption to Lobbying and Economic Growth"

Monday, November 5 at 4:30 PM
David Baron, Stanford
"The Scope of Morally-Motivated Self-Regulation"

Monday, November 12 at 4:30 PM
Ernesto dal Bó, Stanford
"Self-Discovery, Self-Esteem, and Moral Capital: A Model and Implications for Corruption"

Monday, November 26 at 4:30 PM (Joint with Development Studies)
Timothy Besley, LSE
"The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics"