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Princeton Conference in Dynamic Political Economy

April 16-17, 2010

Program

Sponsored by the Research Program in Political Economy, Economic Theory Center and the National Science Foundation

  Participant List

Friday, April 16th

 

1:30-2:45

Eric Maskin (Institute for Advanced Study), "Elections and Strategic Voting: Condorcet and Borda." ("On the Robustness of Majority Rule")

Discussant:  David Austen-Smith (Kellogg) 

2:45-4:00

Torsten Persson (Stockholm University), "Weak states, strong states and steady states: The dynamics of state capacity" (joint with Tim Besley and Ethan Ilzetzki)

Discussant: Marco Battaglini (Princeton) 

4:00-4:15

Break

4:15-5:30

Allan Drazen (University of Maryland),"Kosher Pork" (joint with Ethan Ilzetzki)

Discussant: Filipe Campante (Harvard Kennedy School)

Saturday, April 17th

 

9:30-10:45

Gerard Padro (London School of Economics),“The Political Economy of Indirect Control” (joint with Pierre Yared)

Discussant:  Wolfgang Pesendorfer (Princeton) 

10:45-11:00

Break 

11:00-12:15

David Baron (Stanford GSB), "Common Agency Lobbying over Coalitions and Policy" (joint with Alexander V. Hirsch)

Discussant: Timothy Feddersen (Kellogg)

1:30-2:45

Ronny Razin (London School of Economics),"Gradualism in Dynamic Agenda Formation" (joint with Gilat Levy)

Discussant:  Alessandro Lizzeri (New York University)

2:45-3:00

Break

3:00-4:15

David Ahn (University of California, Berkeley), "Combinatorial Voting" (joint with Santiago Oliveros)

Discussant:  Cesar Martinelli (ITAM)