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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 organisers: Dr Rafael Hortala-Vallve and Dr Stephane Wolton

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Tuesday  29 November 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Electoral Accountability and Responsive Democracy

Cesar Martinelli (George Mason University) , joint with John Duggan

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Tuesday  22 November 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Interaction, stereotypes and performance: Evidence from South Africa

Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University) , joint with J. Burns and L. Corno

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Tuesday  15 November 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Predicting Experimental Results: Who Knows What?

Stefano Della Vigna (Berkeley)

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Tuesday  08 November 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Ethnic Diversity and Growth: Revisiting the Evidence

Marta Reynal-Querol (Pompeu Fabra)

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Tuesday  01 November 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Centralization versus separation of regulatory institutions

Octavia Dana Foarta (Stanford Graduate School of Business) , joint with Takuo Sugaya

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Tuesday  25 October 2016  14:00 - 15:30

The Political Economy of Debt and Entitlements

Alessandro Lizzeri (New York University) , joint with Laurent Bouton and Nicola Persico

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Tuesday  18 October 2016  14:00 - 15:30

The Value of Connections in Lobbying

Karam Kang (Carnegie Mellon University)

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Tuesday  11 October 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Can Entertainment Media Undermine Dictatorships? Evidence from Brazil’s Novelas

Claudio Ferraz (PUC - Rio) , joint with A. Chong, F. Finan, E. La Ferrara and L. Meloni

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Tuesday  04 October 2016  14:00 - 15:30

The Dynamic Foundations of Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Tiberiu Dragu (New York University)

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Tuesday  03 May 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Do Close Elections Cause Higher Turnout? Evidence from Swiss Referenda

Leonardo Bursztyn (Chicago)

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Tuesday  26 April 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Taxation without Representation? Experimental Evidence from Ghana and Uganda on Citizen Action toward Taxes, Oil, and Aid

Helen Milner (Princeton University)

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Tuesday  22 March 2016  14:00 - 15:30

The Loser’s Bonus: Political Geography and Minority Party Representation

Jonathan Rodden (Stanford University)

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Tuesday  15 March 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Influencing Connected Legislators

Marco Battaglini (Cornell University) , joint with Eleonora Patacchini

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Tuesday  08 March 2016  14:00 - 15:30

The Turnout and Partisanship Consequences of Early Voting

Ethan Kaplan (University of Maryland)

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Tuesday  01 March 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Dynamic Coalitions and Communication: Public versus Private Negotiations

Salvatore Nunnari (Bocconi University)

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Tuesday  23 February 2016  14:00 - 15:30

The Political Economy of Social Media in China

David Stromberg (IIES - Stockholm University)

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Tuesday  16 February 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Intra-Party Disagreement and Inter-Party Polarization

James Snyder (Harvard University)

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Tuesday  09 February 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Path Dependence in European Development

Avidit Acharya (Stanford University)

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Tuesday  02 February 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Reading Between the Lines: Prediction of Political Violence Using Newspaper Text

Hannes Mueller (Institute for Economic Analysis (CSIC))

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Thursday  28 January 2016  14:30 - 16:00
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Nazi Occupation and Political Polarization: the Effects of the Italian Civil War of 1943-45

Guido Tabellini (Bocconi)

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Tuesday  26 January 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Political Language in Economics

Suresh Naidu (Columbia)

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Tuesday  19 January 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Language Policy and Human Development

David Laitin (Stanford)

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Tuesday  12 January 2016  14:00 - 15:30

Can Intrastate Accountability Reduce Local Capture? Results from a Field Experiment in Mexico

Ana De la O (Yale University)

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Tuesday  08 December 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Econographics and Political Attitudes: Evidence from Nation-wide Incentivized Surveys

Erik Snowberg (California Institute of Technology)

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Tuesday  01 December 2015  14:00 - 15:30

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John Patty (University of Chicago)

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Tuesday  24 November 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Media Power

Andrea Prat (Columbia University)

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Tuesday  17 November 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Debates: Voter and Politician Response to Political Communication in Sierra Leone

Katherine Casey (Stanford) , joint with Kelly Bidwell and Rachel Glennerster

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Tuesday  10 November 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Do Government Audits Reduce Corruption? Estimating the Long-Term Impacts of Exposing Corrupt Politicians

Fred Finan (Berkeley)

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Tuesday  03 November 2015  14:00 - 15:30

The Effect of Civilian Casualties on Wartime Informing: Evidence from the Iraq War

Jake Shapiro (Princeton University)

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Tuesday  27 October 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Valence influence in electoral competition with rank objectives

Alexei V. Zakharov (Higher School of Economics)

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Tuesday  20 October 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Highway to Hitler

Joachim Voth (University of Zurich)

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Tuesday  13 October 2015  14:00 - 15:30

How Modern Dictators Survive: An Informational Theory of the New Authoritarianism

Sergei Guriev (Sciences Po)

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Tuesday  06 October 2015  14:00 - 15:30

The Political Economy of Liberal Democracy

Dani Rodrik (Harvard University) , joint with Sharun Mukand

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Tuesday  29 September 2015  14:00 - 15:30

State Capacity, Local Governance, and Economic Development in Vietnam

Melissa Dell (Harvard) , joint with Nathan Lane and Pablo Querubin

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Tuesday  22 September 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Strategic Mass Killings

Joan Esteban (Barcelona) , joint with Massimo Morelli and Dominic Rohner

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Tuesday  12 May 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Local Agency Costs of Political Centralization

Roger Myerson (Chicago University)

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Tuesday  28 April 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Newspapers in Times of Low Advertising Revenues

Julia Cage (Sciences Po Paris)

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Tuesday  17 March 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Elections as a Method of Processing Conflict

Adam Przeworski (New York University)

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Tuesday  10 March 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party

Shanker Satyanath (New York University)

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Tuesday  03 March 2015  14:00 - 15:30

A Structural Model of Political Accountability

Allan Drazen (University of Maryland) , joint with S. Boragan Aruoba and Razvan Vlaicu

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Tuesday  24 February 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Efficiency of Flexible Budgetary Institutions

Renee Bowen (Stanford Business School)

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Tuesday  17 February 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Tailoring Intertemporal Incentives: An Application to Polio Vaccination Drives in Pakistan

Michael Callen (Harvard Kennedy School)

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Tuesday  10 February 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Deliberate Disengagement: How Education Decreases Political Participation in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes

Guy Grossman (Princeton)

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Tuesday  03 February 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Voter Learning in Electoral Primaries

Catherine Hafer (New York University)

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Tuesday  27 January 2015  14:00 - 15:30

The Political Economy of Enforcing Conditional Welfare Programs: Evidence from Brazil

Fernando Brollo (University of Warwick)

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Tuesday  20 January 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Dispute Resolution Institutions and Strategic Militarization

Massimo Morelli (Columbia University)

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Tuesday  13 January 2015  14:00 - 15:30

Prosocial Insurgents: Evidence from Nepal's Maoists

Cyrus Samii (New York University)

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Tuesday  09 December 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Attack When the World is Not Watching? International Media and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Ruben Durante (Sciences Po)

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Tuesday  02 December 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Reactionary Reform and Radical Restraint

Peter Buisseret (Warwick University)

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Tuesday  25 November 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Preferential Voting, Accountability and Promotions into Political Power

Torsten Persson (IIES) , joint with Olle Folke and Johanna Rickne

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Monday  24 November 2014  14:00 - 15:30

US Congress and Foreign Policy Lobbying

Thad Kouser (University of California)

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Tuesday  18 November 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Conservation Contracts

Bard Harstad (University of Oslo) , joint with Torben Mideksa

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Tuesday  11 November 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Electoral Rules and Political Selection: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

Ruben Enikolopov (UPF) , joint with Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia and Georgy Egorov

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Tuesday  04 November 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Voter Registration Costs and Disenfranchisement: Experimental Evidence from France

Vincent Pons (MIT)

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Tuesday  21 October 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Capital Cities, Conflict, and Misgovernance: Theory and Evidence

Filipe Campante (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University) , joint with Quoc-Anh Do and Bernardo Guimaraes

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Tuesday  14 October 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Get Rid of Unanimity: The Superiority of Majority with Veto Power

Aniol Llorente-Saguer (Queen Mary University of London) , joint with Laurent Bouton and Frederic Malherbe

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Tuesday  18 March 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Airpower and Coercion in Counterinsurgency Wars: Evidence from Afghanistan

Jason Lyall (Yale University)

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Tuesday  11 March 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Politics and Administration

Michael Ting (Columbia University)

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Tuesday  04 March 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Democracy Undone. Systematic Minority Advantage in Competitive Vote Markets

Alessandra Casella (Columbia University) , joint with Sebastien Turban

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Tuesday  25 February 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Electoral Control and the Human Capital of Politicians

Carlo Prato (Georgetown University)

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Tuesday  18 February 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Political Incentives to Privatize

Pablo Montagnes (Harris School of Public Policy)

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Tuesday  11 February 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Communication in Multilateral Bargaining

Marina Agranov (California Institute of Technology) , joint with Chloe Tergiman

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Tuesday  04 February 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Correlation neglect, voting behaviour and polarization

Ronny Razin (London School of Economics) , joint with Gilat Levy

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Tuesday  28 January 2014  14:00 - 15:30

The Impact of Unions on Workers' Political Preferences

Yotam Margalit (Columbia University) , joint with Sung Eun Kim

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Tuesday  21 January 2014  14:00 - 15:30

Mandatory Versus Discretionary Spending

Hulya Eraslan (Johns Hopkins University)

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Tuesday  14 January 2014  14:00 - 15:30

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Massimo Morelli (Columbia University)

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Tuesday  10 December 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Political Reform and Elite Persistence: Term Limits and Political Dynasties in the Philippines

Pablo Querubin (New York University)

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Tuesday  03 December 2013  14:00 - 15:30

The Dictator’s Inner Circle

Francesco Trebbi (University of British Columbia) , joint with Patrick Francois and Ilia Rainer

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Thursday  28 November 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Are Voters Equal under Proportional Representation?

Orit Kedar (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

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Tuesday  26 November 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Voting to Tell Others

Stefano Della Vigna (Berkeley)

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Tuesday  19 November 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Imperfectly Informed Voters and Strategic Extremism

Enriqueta Aragones (Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica-CSIC and Barcelona-GSE) , joint with Dimitrios Xefteris

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Tuesday  12 November 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Incumbency Disadvantage In Weak Party Systems: Evidence from Brazil

Rocio Titiunik (University of Michigan)

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Tuesday  05 November 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Ethnicity or Class? Identity Choice in Elections and its Implications for Redistribution

John Huber (Columbia University)

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Tuesday  22 October 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Demand Slant: How abstention shapes voters choice of news media

Santiago Oliveros (University of Essex) , joint with Felix Vardy

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Tuesday  15 October 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Do Legislators Cater to the Priorities of their Constituents?

Anthony Fowler (Harris School of Public Policy) , joint with Andrew B Hall

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Tuesday  08 October 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Evaluating Competing Explanations for The Midterm Gap: A unified econometric approach with microfoundations

Brian Knight (Brown University)

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Tuesday  30 April 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Primary Elections and the Quality of Elected Officials

James M Snyder Jr (Harvard) , joint with Shigeo Hirano

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Tuesday  19 March 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Renewable Resource Shocks and Conflict in India's Maoist Belt

Shanker Satyanath (New York University) , joint with Kishore Gawande and Devesh Kapur

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Tuesday  12 March 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Preemptive Policy Experimentation

Steve Callender (Stanford GSB)

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Tuesday  05 March 2013  14:00 - 15:30

The Lawmakers: Legislative Effectiveness in the United States Congress

Alan Wiseman (Vanderbilt)

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Tuesday  26 February 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Education and Human Capital Externalities: Evidence from Colonial Benin

Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton)

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Tuesday  19 February 2013  14:00 - 15:30

Cross-border media and nationalism: Evidence from Serbian radio in Croatia

Maria Petrova (New Economic School, Moscow)

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Tuesday  04 December 2012  14:00 - 15:30

International Conventions and Non-State Actors: Selection, Signaling, and Reputation Effects

Kristian Gleditsch (University of Essex) , joint with Simon Hug, Livia Isabella Schubiger and Julian Wucherpfennig

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Tuesday  27 November 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Transparency and Legislative Behavior

John Carey (Dartmouth College)

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Tuesday  20 November 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Credibility and Commitment in Crisis Bargaining

Kris Ramsay (Princeton University) , joint with Mark Fey and Adam Meirowitz

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Tuesday  13 November 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Procedural Choice in Majoritarian Organizations

Daniel Diermeier (Northwestern University) , joint with Carlo Prato and Razvan Vlaicu

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Tuesday  30 October 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Information & Contestation: A Formal Model of Notice and Comment

Sean Gailmard (Berkeley) , joint with John Patty

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Tuesday  23 October 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Ethnic Inequality

Alberto Alesina (Harvard University)

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Tuesday  16 October 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Contracts Between Friends: Alliances, Reputation and International Politics

Erik Gartzke (UCSD)

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Tuesday  09 October 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Marketing sovereign promises: The English model

Gary Cox (Stanford University)

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Tuesday  13 March 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Markovian Elections

John Duggan (Rochester) , joint with Jean Guillaume Forand

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Tuesday  06 March 2012  14:00 - 15:30

To Vote or to Abstain? An Experimental Study of Rational and Normative Considerations Under First Past the Post and PR Elections

Andre Blais (University of Montreal) , joint with Jean-Benoit Pilet, Karine van der Straeten, Jean-François Laslier,and Maxime Héroux-Legault

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Tuesday  28 February 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Vote Trading with and without Party Leaders

Thomas Palfrey (CalTech) , joint with Alessandra Casella and Sebastien Turban

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Tuesday  21 February 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Information Revelation and (Anti-)Pandering in Elections

Navin Kartik (Columbia) , joint with Francesco Squintani and Katrin Tinn

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Tuesday  14 February 2012  14:00 - 15:30

The Treaty of Lisbon and European Union Trade Policy: A Political-Economic Analysis

Christophe Crombez (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

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Tuesday  07 February 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Money in Judicial Politics: Individual Contributions and Collective Decisions

Matias Laryczower

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Tuesday  31 January 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Female representation but male rule? Elite entrenchment, gender quotas and the political glass ceiling

Olle Folke

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Tuesday  24 January 2012  14:00 - 15:30

Divided Majority and Information Aggregation: A Laboratory Experiment

Laurent Bouton (Boston University)

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Tuesday  17 January 2012  14:00 - 15:30

The Total Survey Error Paradigm and Pre-election Polls: The Case of the 2006 Italian General Election

Laura Fumagalli (University of Essex) , joint with Emanuela Sala

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Tuesday  10 January 2012  14:00 - 15:30

The impact of elections on cooperation: Evidence from a lab in the field experiment in Uganda

Guy Grossman (Princeton) , joint with Delia Baldassarri

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Tuesday  06 December 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Assessing Racial Discrimination in Parole Release

Nicholas Sahaguet (HEC Montreal) , joint with Stéphane Mechoulan, Dalhousie University

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Tuesday  29 November 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Markov Voting Equilibria: Theory and Applications

Georgy Egorov (Northwestern)

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Tuesday  22 November 2011  14:00 - 15:30

The Self-Defeating Rationale for Torture

Sandeep Baliga (Northwestern) , joint with Jeffrey C. Ely

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Tuesday  15 November 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Is Political Behavior Better Explained Using Self-Confirming Equilibria?

Arthur Lupia (Michigan)

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Tuesday  08 November 2011  14:00 - 15:30

TBC

Randy Stone (Rochester)

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Tuesday  01 November 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Dynastic Leaders and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence

Tim Besley (EOPP, LSE) , joint with Marta Reynal-Querol

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Tuesday  25 October 2011  14:00 - 15:30

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Robert Powell (Berkeley)

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Tuesday  18 October 2011  14:00 - 15:30

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Peter Rosendorff (NYU)

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Tuesday  11 October 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Should Audiences Cost? Optimal Domestic Constraints in International Crises

Scott Ashworth (Chicago)

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Tuesday  04 October 2011  14:00 - 15:30

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Joan Esteban (Barcelona)

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Tuesday  22 March 2011  14:00 - 15:30

A Theory of Shared Values

Maggie Penn (Washington University, St Louis)

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Tuesday  15 March 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Media and Polarization

Filipe Campante (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University) , joint with Daniel Hojman, Harvard University

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Tuesday  08 March 2011  14:00 - 15:30

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Riccardo Puglisi (Universita di Padua)

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Tuesday  01 March 2011  14:00 - 15:30

A Political Agency Model for Coat-tail Voting

Galina Zudenkova (Carlos III University of Madrid)

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Tuesday  22 February 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Tenure in Office and Public Procurement

Stefano Gagliarducci (University of Roma II Tor Vergata) , joint with Decio Coviello, University of Roma II Tor Vergata

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Tuesday  15 February 2011  14:00 - 15:30

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

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Tuesday  08 February 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Measuring Ethnic Voting: The political context and the politicization of ethnicity

John Huber (Columbia University)

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Tuesday  01 February 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Coalition Formation and Political Decision Making: Evidence from Finnish Municipal Mergers

Janne Tukiainen (HECER and VATT, STICERD visitor) , joint with Tuukka Saarimaa, VATT

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Tuesday  25 January 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Challengers, Democratic Consolidation and Electoral Accountability

Ken Schotts (Graduate School of Business, Stanford University) , joint with Scott Ashworth

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Tuesday  18 January 2011  14:00 - 15:30

Caste, Political Parties and Distribution in Indian Village Councils

Thad Dunning (Yale University) , joint with Janhavi Nilekani (Harvard University)

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Tuesday  07 December 2010  14:00 - 15:30

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Andy Eggers (Yale University)

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Tuesday  30 November 2010  14:00 - 15:30

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Shigeo Hirano (Columbia University)

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Tuesday  23 November 2010  14:00 - 15:30

Comparative Politics with Endogenous Intra-Party Discipline

Micael Castanheira (University of Brussles (ULB)) , joint with Benoit Crutzen

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Tuesday  16 November 2010  14:00 - 15:30

Testing proposer and voter rationality

Tasos Kalandrakis (University of Rochester)

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Tuesday  09 November 2010  14:00 - 15:30

A political theory of populism

Konstatin Sonin (New Economic School, Moscow) , joint with Daron Acemoglu (MIT) and Georgy Egorov (Northwestern)

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Tuesday  02 November 2010  14:00 - 15:30

Islamic Rule and the Emancipation of the Poor

Erik Myersson (IIES, Stockholm, and EOPP Visitor)

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Tuesday  26 October 2010  14:00 - 15:30

Workers of the World, Unite! Franchise Extensions and the Threat of Revolution in Europe, 1820-1938.

Toke Aidt (University of Cambridge)

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Tuesday  19 October 2010  14:00 - 15:30

Mediocracy

Andrea Mattozzi (CalTech and AUB)

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Tuesday  12 October 2010  14:00 - 15:30

Commercial Imperialis? Political influence and trade during the Cold War

Shanker Satyanath (New York University) , joint with Daniel Berger, William Easterly and Nathan Nunn

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Tuesday  08 December 2009  16:00 - 17:30
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TBC

Arthur Spirling (Harvard)

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Tuesday  01 December 2009  15:30 - 17:00
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TBC

Christopher Kam (University of British Columbia)

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Tuesday  24 November 2009  16:00 - 17:30
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Sociotropic Voting and the Media

Erik Snowberg (California Institute of Technology) , joint with Stephen Ansolabehere (Harvard University) and Marc Meredith (University of Pennsylvania)

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Tuesday  17 November 2009  16:00 - 17:30
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Competing on Good Politicians

Tommaso Nannicini (Bocconi University) , joint with Vincenzo Galasso, Bocconi University

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Tuesday  10 November 2009  16:00 - 17:30
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Political Bias in Economic Perceptions

Piero Stanig (LSE)

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Tuesday  03 November 2009  16:00 - 17:30
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Culture Wars, Voting and Polarization: Divisions and Unities in Modern American Politics

Andrew Gelman (Columbia University)

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Tuesday  17 March 2009  14:00 - 15:30

Bargaining, Institutions, and War with Endogenous Strength

Adam Meirowitz (Princeton)

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Tuesday  10 March 2009  14:00 - 15:30

Exchange Rate Regime Choice with Multiple Key Currencies

Thomas Plümper (Essex University) , joint with Eric Neumayer, London School of Economics and Political Science

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Tuesday  03 March 2009  14:00 - 15:30

The Effect of Voter Identification Laws on Turnout

Jonathan Katz (Caltech.)

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Tuesday  24 February 2009  14:00 - 15:30

Competence and Ideology

Francesco Squintani (Warwick University) , joint with Dan Bernhardt and Odilon Camara (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

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Tuesday  17 February 2009  14:00 - 15:30

Do the Advantages of Incumbency Advantage Incumbents?

Sanford Gordon (NYU) , joint with Dimitri Landa (NYU)

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Tuesday  10 February 2009  14:00 - 15:30

Endogenous Birth and Death of Political Parties in Dynamic Party Competition

Michael Laver (NYU) , joint with Ernest Sergenti, New York University, and Michel Schilperoord, Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Wednesday  04 February 2009  14:00 - 15:30

Welfare and Paternalism

Nolan McCarty (Princeton) , joint with Stu Jordan (University of Rochester)

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Tuesday  20 January 2009  14:00 - 15:30

Public Disclosure, Private Revelation or Silence: Whistleblowing Incentives and Managerial Policy

David Austen Smith (Northwestern) , joint with Tim Feddersen, Northwestern University

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Tuesday  02 December 2008  14:00 - 15:30

Beyond Muddling Through: Institutions, Accountability, and Endogenous Bureaucratic Expertise

Sean Gailmard (Berkeley)

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Tuesday  25 November 2008  15:30 - 17:00
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Let the Experts Decide: Asymmetric Information, Abstention, and Coordination on Committees

Rebecca Morton (NYU) , joint with Jean-Robert Tyran

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Tuesday  18 November 2008  14:00 - 15:30

Rationalization

Tim Feddersen (Northwestern) , joint with Vadim Cherepanov and Alvaro Sandroni

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Tuesday  11 November 2008  14:00 - 15:30

TBA

David Laitin (Stanford)

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Tuesday  04 November 2008  14:00 - 15:30

CANCELLED

Konstatin Sonin (New Economic School, Moscow)

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Tuesday  28 October 2008  14:00 - 15:30

Promotions and Decisions in the English Judiciary

Jordi Blanes-i-Vidal (LSE) , joint with Clare Leaver (Oxford)

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Tuesday  21 October 2008  15:30 - 17:00
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A Spatial Theory of Party Formation

John X Eguia (NYU)

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Tuesday  14 October 2008  14:00 - 15:30

The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

Rohini Pande (Harvard) , joint with Torsten Persson

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Tuesday  07 October 2008  14:00 - 15:30

Term Length and Political Performance

Ernesto Dal Bo (Berkeley)

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