Speaker Series 2009-2010

Political Economy Workshop

Spring 2010


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

Monday, March 1 at 4:30 p.m.
Francesco Squintani, University of Essex
"The Case for Responsible Parties"

Monday, March 8 at 4:30 p.m.
Adam Przeworski, New York University
"Force, Wealth, and Elections"

Monday, March 22 at 3:00 p.m. (Room 011 Robertson Hall)
Sandeep Baliga, Northwestern
"The Strategy of Manipulating Conflict"

Monday, March 29 at 4:30 p.m.
John Londregan, Princeton University
"The Transparency Curse: Private Information and Political Freedom"

Monday, April 5 at 4:30 p.m.
David Myatt, Oxford University
"Dynamic Government Performance: Honeymoons and Crises of Confidence"

Monday, April 12 at 4:30 p.m.
Serra Boranby, Princeton University
"Prosecutorial Risk Attitudes, Time Constraints, and Plea Bargaining"

Monday, April 19 at 4:30 p.m.
Antonio Merlo, Universityof Pennsylvania
"Some Unpleasant Bargaining Arithmetics?"

Monday, April 26 at 4:30 p.m.
Abdul Noury, New York University
Government-Opposition or Left Right? The Institutional Determinants of Voting in Fourteen Parliaments


Fall 2009

Monday, October 5 at 4:30 pm
Rainer Schwabe, Princeton University
"Super Tuesday: Campaign Finance and the Dynamics of Sequential Elections"

Monday, October 19 at 4:30 pm
Helios Herrera, Columbia University
"Turnout and Power Sharing"

Monday, October 26 at 4:30 pm
James Vreeland, Georgetown University
"The cost of favoritism: Do international politics affect World Bank project quality?"

Monday, November 16 at 4:30 pm
David Martimort, Universite' Toulouse
"How Much Discretion for Risk Regulators?"

Monday, December 7, 2009 at 4:30 pm
Razvan Vlaicu, University of Maryland
"Self-Organizing Legislatures: Policymaking under Procedural Endogeneity"

Monday, December 14 at 4:30 pm
John Duggan, University of Rochester
"The Limits of Acyclic Social Choice and Nash Implementability"
(Please contact Kety McCoach ([email protected]) if you would like a copy of Prof. Duggan's paper)