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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
Co-Directors

Leitner Political Economy Seminar

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

February 24 (Tuesday)
Betsy Paluck, Princeton University
“Inciting Action Against Corruption in Nigeria"
(joint with the Comparative Politics Workshop)

March 2
Horacio Larreguy Arbesu, Harvard University
"Political Constraints and State Capacity: Evidence from a Land Allocation Program in Mexico"
joint work with Leopoldo Fergusson and Juan Felipe Riaño

March 23
Monica Martinez-Bravo, CEMFI
"An Empirical Investigation of the Legacies of Non-Democratic Regimes: The Case of Soeharto's Mayors in Indonesia"