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Princeton Conference on Dynamic Political Economy

April 17-18, 2009

Program

  
 
Friday, April 17th
 
1:30-2:45
Antonio Merlo (Penn) "The labor market of Italian politicians" with V. Galasso, A. Mattozzi and M. Landi 
Discussant:  Pedro Dal Bó (Brown)
 
2:45-4:00
Manuel Amador (Stanford), “Growth in the shadow of expropriation"
Discussant: Aleh Tsivinski (Yale) 
 
4:00-4:15
Break
 
4:15-5:30
Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard), "The Political Economy of Nonlinear Capital Taxation" with Ivan Werning
Discussant: Stephen Coate (Cornell)
 
Saturday, April 18th
 
 
9:30-10:45
Discussant:  Adam Meirowitz (Princeton) 
 
10:45-11:00
Break
 
11:00-12:15
Holger Sieg (Carnegie Mellon), "The Dynamics of Metropolitan Communities"   with Dennis Epple and Richard Romano  
Discussant:  Roland Benabou (Princeton)
 
1:30-2:45
Discussant:  Robert Powell (Berkeley)
 
2:45-3:00
Break
 
3:00-4:15
James Fearon (Stanford), "Coordinating on Democracy” 
Discussant:  Sylvain Chassang (Princeton)