Political Economy Workshop

Tuesdays, 12 to 1:30

Eldersveld Room

Faculty coordinators: Mark DinceccoMai HassanIain Osgood, Ugo Troianoand Scott Tyson

Graduate coordinators: Jieun Lee, Anil Menon, and Nicole Wu

Past workshops: 2014-152015-162016-17

Academic Year 2017-18

Fall 2017

19 September: Joe Ornstein, "Municipal Election Timing and Local Growth Controls"

26 September: Jason Davis, "War as an Internal Indivisibility Problem"

5 October (Thursday, 3222 Angell Hall): Julia Gray, University of Pennsylvania

6 October (Friday): Jake Shapiro, Princeton University

13 October (Friday): Massimo Morelli, Bocconi University

24 October: Blake Miller

3 November (Friday, joint with CPW and Economic History): Stephen Haber, Stanford University

7 November: Jane Kitaevich and Albana Shehaj, "Bullets and Blessings: Do Protracted Conflicts Render States Less Accountable?"

13 November (Monday, 301 Lorch Hall, 4-530pm): Ricardo Perez-Truglia, UCLA (Public Finance Seminar)

14 November (3222 Angell Hall): Taha Rauf

28 November: Nicole Wu

5 December:

12 December:

Winter 2018

16 January:

January: Arthur Lupia and Daniel Magleby, "Why Do Politicians Pay for Your Research? The Political Economy of Science Funding"

January: Carly Wayne, "The Goldilocks Problem of Counter-Terrorism: Why Governments Over- and Under-Invest in Counter-Terror"

6 February:



6 March: Diogo Ferrari, "A Hierarchical Non-Parametric Mixture Model to Detect Heterogeneity in Preferences for Redistribution"

13 March:

20 March:

27 March:

3 April:

10 April (Tuesday, 201 Lorch Hall, 230-4pm): Saumitra Jha, Stanford (Economic History Seminar)

13 April (Friday): Jason Brownlee, University of Texas

20 April (Friday): End-of-Year Mini-Conference