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Research Group on Political Institutions and Economic Policy

Princeton, May 4, 2013

Sponsored by the Research Program in Political Economy and the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance

Organizers: Helen V. Milner and Thomas Romer

*** Please note: This conference is by invitation only***
Conference Sessions will be held in Room 300, Wallace Hall

Participants

AGENDA
8:30-9:00 am Continental Breakfast and Introductions
9:00-11:00 am "Was Weber Right? City Autonomy, Political Oligarchy and the Rise of Europe"
David Stasavage (New York University)

Discussants: Carles Boix (Princeton University),
Saumitra Jha (Stanford University)
11:00-11:30 am Refreshment Break
11:30-1:30 pm "Isolated Capital Cities and Misgovernance: Theory and Evidence"
Filipe Campante (Harvard University)

Discussants: Maria Petrova (New Economic School),
Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University)
1:30-3:00 pm Lunch
3:00-5:00 pm "Competitive Policy Entrepreneurship"
Alex Hirsch (Princeton University)

Discussants: Scott Ashworth (University of Chicago),
Jon Eguia (New York University)


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