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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

September 8
Malte Lierl, Yale University
“Preferences or Incentives? Experimental Evidence on the Accountability of Village Leaders in Tanzania”

September 15
Sabrin Beg, Yale University
“The Political Economy of Land Institutions, Tenures and Productivity”

September 22
James Fearon, Stanford University
"Does contemporary armed conflict have 'deep historical roots'?"