Leitner Political Economy Seminar
Room 203 Luce Hall
The 2010–2011 Leitner Political Economy Seminar is directed by Alexandre Debs.
Andrew Eggers, Yale University
"Political Investing: The Common Stock Investments of Members of Congress 2004-2008"
Mikhail Golosov, Yale University
"Natural Resource Trade under the Threat of War"
with Daron Acemoglu, Aleh Tsyvinski and Pierre Yared
Steven Callander, Stanford University
“Why Does Political Power Alternate?”
Moses Shayo, Hebrew University
"Judicial Ingroup Bias in the Shadow of Terrorism"
Massimo Morelli, Columbia University
“Strategic Mass Killing”
Barbara Geddes, UCLA
"How the Military Shapes Dictatorships"
Xiaobo Lu, Yale University
"Do Inter-governmental Transfers Enhance Local Education Spending in China?"
Eric Dickson, NYU
"A Formal Model of Identity Change With An Application to Ethnic Conflict"
Christina Davis, Princeton University
"Why Adjudicate? Enforcing Trade Rules"
Pierre Yared, Columbia University
“The Political Economy of Indirect Control”
Filipe Campante, Harvard Kennedy School
"Media and Polarization"
Mark Dincecco, IMT-Lucca
"Warfare, Taxation, and Political Change: Evidence from the Italian Risorgimento"
Kaj Thomsson, Maastricht University
"Legislative Vetoes and Economic Reform: Theory and Evidence from the History of American Labor Regulation"
Adam Meirowitz, Princeton University
"Credibility and Crisis Bargaining"
James Vreeland, Georgetown University
"Regional Organizations and International Politics:
Trading Asian Development Bank Loans for United Nations Security Council Votes"
Elias Papaioannou, Dartmouth
"The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa"
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, University of Chicago
Saumitra Jha, Stanford University
"Financial Innovations and Political Development: Evidence from Revolutionary England"
Daniel Waldenstrom, Uppsala University
"Intergenerational Top Income Mobility in Sweden: Capitalist Dynasties in the Land of Equal Opportunity?"
**Note change of venue - Room 202, Luce Hall**
Marco Battaglini, Princeton University
"Fiscal Policy and Unemployment"
Jose Antonio Cheibub, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nancy Qian, Yale University
"Aiding Conflict: The Unintended Consequences of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War"
John Huber, Columbia University
"Measuring Ethnic Voting"
Massimiliano Onorato, Yale University
"Public Spending and Organized Crime:
The Case of the 1997 Marche and Umbria Earthquake"
Moses Shayo, Yale University,
"Social Identification and Ethnic Conflict"