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News and Upcoming Events

Welcome to the Leitner Program!

The Program promotes research and teaching about the interactions between politics and economics around the world. It sponsors research by Yale faculty and students on topics in international and comparative political economy. It hosts seminars, conferences and workshops, and it brings visitors to Yale. In short, the Program serves as the center for research and teaching in the field of political economy on campus.

Ebonya Washington and Alexandre Debs

Leitner Political Economy Seminar

Mondays 12:00–1:30pmRoom 203 Luce Hall


March 30
Guy Grossman, University of Pennsylvania
"Government Fragmentation and Public Goods Provision"

April 6
Nishith Prakash, University of Connecticut and Visiting Fellow, Yale School of Management
"Do Criminally Accused Politicians Affect Economic Outcomes? Evidence from India"

April 13 (Monday)
Sarah Bermeo, Duke University
“Development and the Changing Periphery: Relations between Industrialized and Developing Countries in a Globalizing World"
(joint with the MacMillan International Relations Seminar Series)