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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

October 27
Sabyasachi Das, Yale University
“'Town Hall' Meetings in Electoral Democracy: Theory and Empirics from Indian Village Councils”

November 3
Maggie Penn, Washington University in St. Louis
"Inequality and Values"

November 10
Karine van der Straeten, Toulouse School of Economics
"Voting rules and voter behavior: a comparative perspective using laboratory and field experiments"