Political Economy Seminars

Find seminars on political economy that are open to Stanford GSB faculty and PhD students, or request permission to attend.

Political economy seminars are held on Tuesdays from 12:00 to 1:15 p.m., unless otherwise indicated. Stanford GSB faculty may also schedule a session to meet the speaker individually.

Winter 2023

Date & Time Speaker Title
Jan 25
12:00-1:15
C110
Alvaro Delgado-Vega
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Which Side are You On? Interest Groups and Relational Contracts
Jan 30
12:00-1:15
P107
Martin Castillo Quintana
New York University
Criminal wars, reputation, enforcement policies and electoral accountability
Feb 07
12:00-1:15
M109
Agustin Bergeron
University of Southern California
Informal Elites as Local Bureaucrats: How Working as a Tax Collector Improves the Performance of City Chiefs in the D. R. Congo joint paper with Elie Kabue Ngindu, Gabriel Tourek and Jonathan L. Weigel
Feb 09
12:00-1:15
P107
Tara Slough
New York University
Bureaucratic Quality and Electoral Accountability
Feb 10
12:00-1:15
M104
Awa Ambra Seck
Harvard University
En Route: The French Colonial Army, Emigration, and Development in Morocco joint paper with Ariane Salem
Feb 13
12:00-1:15
M104
Edoardo Teso
Kellogg School of Management
Ideology and Performance in Public Organizations
Feb 14
12:00-1:15
E102
Silvia Vannutelli
Northwestern University
 
Feb 15
12:00-1:15
M105
Arielle Bernhardt
Harvard University
The Economics of Caste Norms: Purity, Status, and Women’s Work in India joint paper with Patrick Agte
Feb 21
12:00-1:15
E102
Alessandra Casella
Columbia University
 
Mar 07
12:00-1:15
E102
Katia Zhuravskaya
Paris School of Economics
 
Mar 14
12:00-1:15
E102
Luis Garicano
University of Chicago Booth School
 
Mar 21
12:00-1:15
E102
Kareem Haggag
UCLA
 

Spring 2023

Date & Time Speaker Title
Apr 04
12:00-1:15
TBD
Andy Guess
Princeton University
 
Apr 18
12:00-1:15
TBD
Nancy Qian
Northwestern, Kellogg School
 
May 02
12:00-1:15
TBD
Milena Djourelova
Cornell University
 
May 16
12:00-1:15
TBD
Alan Wiseman
Vanderbilt University
 
May 30
12:00-1:15
TBD
Barton Lee
University of Oxford
 

Fall 2022

Date & Time Speaker Title
Sep 20
12:00-1:15
G102
Pablo Querubin
NYU
Plata y Plomo: How Higher Salaries Expose Politicians to Criminal Violence joint paper with Massimo Pulejo ( )
Sep 27
12:00-1:15
M105
Maria Petrova
UPF
Echo Chambers: Does Network Structure Matter? joint with Ruben Enikolopov, Gianluca Russo, and David Yanagizawa-Drott (
Oct 04
12:00-1:15
M105
Helios Herrera
Department of Economics, University of Warwick 
Identity-Based Elections joint paper with Ravideep Sethi
Oct 18
12:00-1:15
M105
Gerard Padro I Miquel 
Yale University 
joint paper with Ricardo Alonso
Nov 01
12:00-1:15
E101
Maria Titova
Vanderbilt University 
 
Nov 15
12:00-1:15
M105
Nico Voigtlander
UCLA 
Organizing a Kingdom ( )
Dec 06
12:00-1:15
M105
Georgy Egorov
Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University 

joint paper with Leonardo Bursztyn, Ingar Haaland, Aakaash Rao, and Christopher Roth (

Seminar Organizers

Assistant Professor of Political Economy
Associate Professor of Political Economy