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Political Science and Political Economy Research Seminar


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These seminars are held on Tuesdays in term time at 14:00-15:30 in room 32L 1.04 (1st floor, 32 Lincolns Inn Fields, London), unless specified otherwise. They are co-organised with LSE's Department of Government

Entry is on a first-come first-served basis. No registration is required but places are limited. 

Seminar organiser: Dr Stephane Wolton

If you wish to be added to the mailing list, please contact Emma Hart at gov.msc@lse.ac.uk

For further information about the Political Science and Political Economy research group, please visit the LSE Government website.

 

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Tuesday  15 January 2019  14:00 - 15:30

Does Political Oversight of the Bureaucracy Increase Accountability? Field Experimental Evidence from an Electoral Autocracy

Pia Raffler (Harvard University)

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Tuesday  22 January 2019  14:00 - 15:30

Corrupt Hierarchies

Raul Sanchez de la Sierra (UC Berkeley) , joint with Kristof Titeca

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Tuesday  29 January 2019  14:00 - 15:30

Signaling with Reform: How the Threat of Corruption Prevents Informed Policymaking

Ian Turner (Yale University) , joint with Keith E. Schnakenberg

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Tuesday  05 February 2019  14:00 - 15:30

Deterrence with Imperfect Attribution

Ethan Bueno de Mesquita (Harris School, University of Chicago)

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Tuesday  12 February 2019  14:00 - 15:30

Trade and Political Fragmentation on the Silk Roads: The Economic and Cultural Effects of Historical Exchange between China and the Muslim East

Lisa Blaydes (Stanford University) , joint with Christopher Paik

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Tuesday  19 February 2019  14:00 - 15:30

Armed conflict bargaining

James Fearon (Stanford University) , joint with Xin Jin

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Tuesday  26 February 2019  14:00 - 15:30

When History Matters Little: Political Hierarchy and Regional Development in China, AD1000-2000

Ruixue Jia (UC San Diego) , joint with Ying Bai

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Tuesday  05 March 2019  14:00 - 15:30

Trading Votes for Votes. A Dynamic Theory

Alessandra Casella (Columbia University) , joint with Thomas Palfrey

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Tuesday  12 March 2019  14:00 - 15:30

Identity and Information in Organisations

Maggie Penn (Washington University, St Louis) , joint with John W. Patty

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Tuesday  19 March 2019  14:00 - 15:30

How Markets Shape Social Values and Political Preferences: A Field Experiment

Yotam Margalit (Columbia University) , joint with Moses Shayo

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32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH