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 12:10 to 1:10 p.m., unless otherwise indicated. Stanford GSB faculty may also schedule a session to meet the speaker individually.

Spring 2021

Date & Time Speaker Title
06 Apr 2021
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Luis Martinez
The University of Chicago
joint paper with Nicolas de Roux 
20 Apr 2021
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Ruben Durante
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
18 May 2021
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Jorg Spenkuch
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
 
01 Jun2021
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Cecilia Mo
UC Berkeley
 

Winter 2021

Date & Time Speaker Title
12 Jan 2021
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Gilat Levy
LSE
Misspecified Politics and the Recurrence of Populism joint paper with Ronny Razin and Alwyn Young
26 Jan 2021
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita
The University of Chicago
joint paper with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
26 Jan 2021
2:00–3:00pm
Zoom
Jacob “Jake” Grumbach
University of Washington
Laboratories of Democratic Backsliding: Measuring and Testing Democratic Performance in the U.S. States
27 Jan 2021
1:30–2:50pm
Zoom
Sofia Correa
New York University
Persistent Protests
28 Jan 2021
1:00–2:20pm
Zoom
Alexander Sahn
University of California, Berkeley
Racial Diversity and Exclusionary Zoning: Evidence from the Great Migration
09 Feb 2021
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Francesco Trebbi
UC Berkeley
Political Parties as Drivers of U.S. Polarization: 1927-2018 joint paper with Nathan Canen and Chad Kendall
23 Feb 2021
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Leeat Yariv
Princeton University
Individual and Collective Information Acquisition: An Experimental Study joint with Pellumb Reshidi, Alessandro Lizzeri, Jimmy Chan, and Wing Seun ( )
09 Mar 2021
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Dimitrios Xefteris
Department of Economics, University of Cyprus
 

Fall 2020

Date & Time Speaker Title
15 Sep 2020
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Facundo Piguillem
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
joint paper with Alessandro Riboni
29 Sep 2020
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Konstantin Sonin
University of Chicago
Political Economy of Crisis Response joint paper with Arda Gitmez and Austin Wright
13 Oct 2020
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Ruixue Jia
UC San Diego
The Nexus of Elites and War Mobilization: An Empirical Investigation joint paper with Ying Bai and Jiaojiao Yang ( )
27 Oct 2020
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Sharece Thrower
Vanderbilt University
joint paper with Paul J. Gardner
10 Nov 2020
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
My Taxes are Too Darn High: Tax Protests as Revealed Preferences for Redistribution joint paper with Brad C. Nathan and Alejandro Zentner
01 Dec 2020
12:10–1:10pm
Zoom
Ilyana Kuziemko
Princeton University
joint paper with Jiwon Choi, Ebonya Washington and Gavin Wright

Seminar Organizers

Assistant Professor
Political Economy
Assistant Professor
Political Economy