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GSB Political Economy

2019 Spring Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
April 9, 2019 Jeffrey B. Lewis
UCLA
Political Economy Seminar
12:10pm to 1:25pm
April 30, 2019 Massimo Morelli
Bocconi University
Political Economy Seminar
12:10pm to 1:25pm
May 14, 2019 Alexander Fouirnaies
University of Chicago
Political Economy Seminar
12:10pm to 1:25pm
May 28, 2019 Brendan Nyhan
University of Michigan
Political Economy Seminar
12:10pm to 1:25pm
June 4, 2019 Larry Barte;s
Vanderbilt University
Political Economy Seminar
12:10pm to 1:25pm

Past Events

2019 Winter Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
March 19, 2019 Brandice Canes-Wrone
Princeton University
Congressional Accountability Across Time
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C110
March 5, 2019 Dr Santiago Oliveros
University of Essex
Sequential Learning (joint paper with Yair Antler, and Daniel Berglas)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg, E104
February 19, 2019 Gregory A. Huber
Yale University
Measuring Preference Consistency and Intensity: Novel Survey Instrumentation
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E101
February 12, 2019 Siddharth George
Harvard University
Like Father, Like Son? The Effect of Political Dynasties on Economic Development
12:00pm to 1:30pm
GSB M109
February 5, 2019 Seema Jayachandran
Northwestern University
Reshaping Adolescents’ Gender Attitudes: Evidence from a School-Based Experiment in India
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E101
January 22, 2019 Andreas Stegmann
CEMFI
The Effects of Across-Regime Interpersonal Contact on the Support for Authoritarian Regimes
12:00pm to 1:30pm
GSB E103
January 15, 2019 Nolan McCarty
Princeton University
Political Economy Seminars
12:00pm to 1:25pm
GSB E101
January 14, 2019 Federica Izzo
London School of Economics
With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies?
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12:00pm to 1:30pm
GSB E102
2018 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 11, 2018 Erika Deserranno
Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University
Social Ties and The Delivery of Development Programs
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg, E102
November 27, 2018 Hulya Erasian
Rice University
Efficiency with Political Power Dynamics and Costly Policy Change (joint paper with Adriana Piazza)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg, E101
November 13, 2018 Kei Kawai
UC Berkeley
Voter Turnout and Preference Aggregation
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg E104
October 30, 2018 Odilon Camara
USC
Tampering with Information (joint paper with Ricardo Alonso)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C106
October 9, 2018 Allan Drazen
University of Maryland
Reciprocity versus Reelection: Theory and Experiment (joint paper with Prateik Dalmia, and Erkut Ozbay)
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg C105
September 25, 2018 Bard Harstad
University of Oslo
Pledge-and-Review Bargaining
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C105
2018 Spring
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
May 22, 2018 Ceren Baysan
UC Berkeley, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Can More Information Lead to More Voter Polarization? Experimental Evidence from Turkey
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E102
May 8, 2018 Will Howell
The University of Chicago
Making a President: Performance, Public Opinion, and theTransmutation of Donald J. Trump (joint paper with Ethan Porter, and Thomas J. Wood)
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg E102
May 2, 2018 John Patty
The Univesity of Chicago
Personnel, Politics, and Policymaking
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB P102
April 25, 2018 Luigi Zingales
The Univesity of Chicago Booth School of Business
Making Policy Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promisis (joint with Cesi Cruz, Phil Keefer, and Julien Labonne)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E102
April 24, 2018 Francesco Trebbi
University of British Columbia (visiting Stanford)
Making Policy Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises (joint paper with Cesi Cruz, Phil Keefer, and Julien Labonne)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
TBD
April 17, 2018 Nick Valentino
University of Michigan
Blue is Black and Red is White? Affective Polarization and the Racialized Schemas of U.S. Party Coalitions (joint with Kirill Zhirkov)
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E102
2018 Winter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
March 27, 2018 Jacob N. Shapiro
Princeton University
Political Connections and Vote Choice: Evidence from Pakistan (joint with Asad Liaqat, Michael Callen, Ali Cheema, Adnan Khan, and Farooq Naseer)
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E101
March 13, 2018 Dominic Rohner
University of Lausanne
Information Dividend of Democracy: Impact on Political Stability and Redistribution (joint with Jeremy Laurent-Lucchetti and Mathias Thoenig)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E101
March 6, 2018 Ronny Razin
LSE
Persuasion with Correlation Neglect (joint with Gilat Levy and Inew Moreno de Garreda)
12:15pm
GSB E101
February 27, 2018 John M. de Figueiredo
Stanford Graduate School of Business`
Elections, Ideology, and Turnover in the U.S. Federal Government (with Alexander Bolton, and David E. Lewis)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E101
February 21, 2018 Cesi Cruz
University of British Columbia
Buying Informed Voters: New Effects of Information on Voters and Candidates (joint with Phil Keefer and Julien Labonne)
11:10am to 12:40pm
GSB M109
January 23, 2018 Kirill Pogoreiskiy
University of Warwick
News We Like to Share: How News Sharing on Social Networks Influences Voting Outcomes (joint with Matthew Shum)
11:10am to 12:40pm
GSB E101
January 12, 2018 Arjada Bardhi
Northwestern University
Optimal Discovery and Influence through Selective Attribute Sampling
11:10am to 12:40pm
GSB E104
January 10, 2018 David Yang
Stanford University
The Impact of Media Censorship: Evidence from a Field Experiment in China
11:10am to 12:40pm
GSB E101
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
November 28, 2017 Raul Sanchez de la Sierra
Berkeley, Haas School of Business
Title 11/28/2017 TBA
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB
November 7, 2017 Gabriele Gratton
UNSW
From Weber to Kafka: Political Instability and the Rise of an Inefficient Bureaucracy (Joint with Luigi Guiso, Claudio Michelacci, and Massimo Morelli)
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB P107
October 24, 2017 Thomas Fujiwara
Princeton University
Decentralized Corruption and the Deforestation of the Amazon (joint with Leonardo Bursztyn)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB P107
October 17, 2017 Greg Martin
Emory University
Election Coverage and Slant in Television News (joint with Ali Yurukoglu)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB
October 10, 2017 Matilde BombardinI
The University of British Columbia (visiting Stanford University)
Tax-Exempt Lobbying (Joint with Marianne Bertrand, Raymond Fisman, and Francesco Trebbi)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB
September 26, 2017 Keith Schnakenberg
Washington University in St. Louis
Challenger Selection and Accountability in Repeated Elections: Theory and Estimation
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB
May 9, 2017 David Myatt
London Business School
Strategic Voting in Plurality Rule Elections
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C102
April 25, 2017 Gerard Padro
London School of Economics
Corruption, Intimidation, and Whistleblowing: A Theory of Inference from Unverifiable Reports (joint with Sylvain Chassang)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C102
December 6, 2016 Stefano DellaVigna
University of California Berkeley
Voting to Tell Others
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C102
November 29, 2016 Marta Rynal
Pompeu Fabra University
Ethnic Diversity and Growth: Revisiting the Evidence
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C102
November 15, 2016 Giacomo Ponzetto
CREI
Globalization and Political Structure ( joint with G. Gancia and J. Ventura)
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C102
November 8, 2016 Filipe R. Campante
Harvard Kennedy School
Development and Conflict in the Global Network of Air Links ( joint with David Yanagizawa-Drott)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C102
November 1, 2016 Alex Hirsch
Caltech
The Lobbyist’s Dilemma: Gatekeeping and the Profit Motive
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C102
October 25, 2016 Melissa Dell
Harvard University
Nation Building Through Foreign Intervention: Evidence from Discontinuities in Military Strategies
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C102
September 27, 2016 Ellie Powell
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ideology and Party Pressure in Congress: A (New) Data-Based Approach
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB C102
May 24, 2016 Greg Martin
Emory University
Agency Problems in Political Campaigns: Media Buying and Consulting
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg E104
April 26, 2016 Daniel Hopkins
Georgetown University
Introduction: The Increasingly United States
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg E104
April 19, 2016 Matthew Gentzkow
Stanford University
Measuring Polarization in High-dimensional Data: Method and Application to Congressional Speech ( joint with Jesse M. Shapiro & Matt Tady)
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg E104
April 12, 2016 Thomas Fujiwara
Princeton University
Votes, Seats and Bargaining in Government Formation (joint with Carlos Sanz)
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg C102
April 5, 2016 Xiao Yu Wange
Duke University
The One Child Policy and Promotion of Mayors in China
12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB Bldg E104
March 15, 2016 Phil Hoffman
Caltech
The political economy of taxation since 1400: questions that arise in trying to explain why Europe conquer ed the world
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E102
March 8, 2016 Suresh Naidu
Columbia University
Political Language in Economics (joint with Zubin Jelveh, and Bruce Kogut)
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E104
March 1, 2016 John Zaller
UCLA
Political organization in House nominations
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12:10pm to 1:25pm
GSB E104