Political Economy Seminars

Political Economy seminars are held on Tuesdays from 12:10 to 1:25 pm, unless otherwise noted. Events for the 2015-16 academic year will be added here as they are scheduled.


Contact our seminar organizers,  Dana Foarta. and David Broockman

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Fall 2015SpeakerTitleTime/PlaceMeet the Speaker
September 22 Peter Buisseret
University of  Warwick 
Dynamic of Policymaking 12:10 -1:25 PM
September 29 Edo Grillo
Universita Degli Studi Di Torino (visiting Stanford Political Science Department
Redistribution and Social Status
joint with A. Gallice
12:10 -1:25 PM
October 6 Horacio Larreguy
Harvard University Department of Government  
Breaking Clientelism or Rewarding Incumbents? Evidence from An Urban Titling Program in Mexico joint with John Marshall and Laura Trucco 12:10 -1:25 PM
October 13 Marina Azzimonti
Stony Brook University 
Partisan Conflict and Private Investment 12:10 -1:25 PM
October 20 Carlo Prato
Georgetown University  
Electoral Imbalance and their Consequences 12:10 -1:25 PM
November 3 Mike Golosov
Princeton University Department of Economics
Social Insurance, Information Revelation, and Lack of Commitment  joint with Luigi Iovino 12:10 -1:25 PM
November 10 Nancy Qian
Yale University Department of Economics
The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959-1961  joint with Xing Meng, and Pierre Yared 12:10 -1:25 PM
November 12 John Marshall
Harvard University 
Political Information Cycles: When Do Voters Sanction Incumbent Parties For High Homicide Rates? 12:00 - 1:30 PM
November 17 Bard Harstad
University of Oslo 
Conservation Contracts and Political Regimes 12:10 -1:25 PM
December 8 Dina Pomeranz
Harvard Business School  
Dodging the Taxman Firm Misreporting and Limits to Tax Enforcementjoint with Paul Carrillo, and Monica Singhal 12:10 -1:25 PM
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