Leitner Political Economy Seminar
Room 203 Luce Hall
Alexandre Debs, Yale University
“Is Transparency a Force for Peace?”
Alessandra Casella, Columbia University
"Systematic Minority Advantage in Competitive Vote Markets"
Achyuta Adhvaryu, Yale University
David Stasavage, New York University
"What Democracy Does (and Doesn't do) for Basic Services: School Fees, School Inputs, and African Elections"
Paola Conconi, University Libre Bruxelles
"Policymakers' Horizon and Trade Reforms: The Protectionist Effect of Elections"
Rohini Pande, Harvard University
“Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India”
Sebastian Saiegh, University of California San Diego
“Fraudulent Democracy? An Analysis of Argentina’s Infamous Decade Using Supervised Machine Learning”
Eric Weese, Yale University
Francesco Trebbi, University of British Columbia
"How is Power Shared in Africa?"
Pedro Dal Bo, Brown University
"The Demand for Bad Policy When Voters Do Not Understand Equilibrium Effects"
Claudio Ferraz, PUC-Rio
Emily Blanchard, Dartmouth University
"U.S. Multinationals and Preferential Market Access"
David Myatt, London Business School
"A Theory of Protest Voting"
Sarah Brooks (Ohio State University)
Oil and Democracy: Endogenous Natural Resources and the Political 'Resource Curse'
(joint with Marcus J. Kurtz)
John Roemer (Yale University)
Kantian Optimization: An Approach to Cooperative Behavior
Ken Shotts (Stanford University)
Competitive Policy Entrepreneurship
(joint with Alexander V. Hirsch)
Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University)
How does Policy Deliberation Affect Voting Behavior? Evidence from a Campaign Experiment from Benin
David P. Myatt (London Business School)
A Theory of Protest Voting
Chad Bown (World Bank)
Emerging Economies, Trade Policy, and Macroeconomic Shocks
(joint with Meredith A. Crowley)
Aila M. Matanock (UC-Berkeley)
Bullets for Ballots: Examining the Effect of Electoral Participation on Conflict Recurrence
Irfan Nooruddin (Ohio State University)
Broke and Broken: Why Elections Fail to Promote Democratization in the Developing World
Vincent Anesi (University of Nottingham)
Bargaining in Standing Committees with an Endogenous Default
Ruben Durante (Sciences Po)
The Political Legacy of Commercial Television:
Evidence from the Rise (and Fall) of Berlusconi
(joint with Paolo Pinotti and Andrea Tesei)
Paola Giuliano (UCLA visiting Harvard University)
On the Origin of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough
April 17 (special Wednesday workshop in RKZ 202)
Gary W. Cox (Stanford University)
The Power of the Purse and the Reversionary Budget
Yann Algan (Sciences Po)
The Economic Incentives of Cultural Transmission:
Spatial Evidence from Naming Patterns across France
(joint with Thierry Mayer and Mathias Thoenig)
Camilo Garcia-Jimeno (University of Pennsylvania)
The Political Economy of Moral Conflict:
An Empirical Study of Learning and Law Enforcement under Prohibition