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Political Economy Workshop

Fall 2005

All sessions will meet in 127 Corwin Hall , unless otherwise noted

Monday, September 19 at 4:30 PM
Serge Galam, Ecole Polytechnique et CNRS
"Minority Opinion Spreading driven by Democratic Public Debate: The Paradoxical Effect of Collective Beliefs and the Existence of Doubt" Download paper| Download second paper| Download third paper

Monday, October 3 at 4:30 PM
Adam Meirowitz, Princeton University
"Deliberative democracy or market democracy: Designing institutions to aggregate preferences and information "Download paper

Monday, October 17 at 4:30 PM
Tasos Kalandrakis, University of Rochester
"Revisiting the Role of Structure on the Induction of Equilibrium"Download paper

Monday, October 24 at 4:30 pm
Stuart Jordan, Princeton University
"Public Participation in Delegated Decision"Download paper

Monday, November 7 at 4:30 PM
James Vreeland, Yale University
"The International and Domestic Politics of IMF Programs"Download paper

Monday, November 14 at 4:30 PM
Jens Grosser, Princeton University
"Candidates, Voters, and Endogenous Group Formation: An Experimental Study"Download Abstract

Monday, November 21 at 4:30 PM
Per Pettersson-Lidbom, Stockholm University
"Does the Size of the Legislature Affect the Size of Government? Evidence from Two Natural Experiments"Download paper

Monday, November 28 at 4:30 PM
Jon Eguia, California Institute of Technology
"Citizen Candidates Under Uncertainty"Download paper

Monday, December 5 at 4:30 PM
Michael Ting, Columbia University
"Whistleblowing"Download paper

December 12 at 4:30PM
Alex Cukierman, Tel-Aviv University
"Wars, Redistribution and Civilian Federal Expenditures in the US over the Twentieth Century" Download paper

Spring 2006


Monday, February 6 at 4:30 PM
James Robinson, Harvard University
"Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions"Download paper

Monday, February 20 at 4:30 PM
James Snyder, MIT
"Issue Preferences and Measurement Error"Download paper

Monday, March 6 at 4:30 PM
Matias Iaryczower, Cal Tech
"Contestable Leaderships: Party Discipline and Vote Buying in Legislatures"Download paper

Monday, March 27 at 4:30 PM
John Patty, Harvard University
"Conditional Partisanship: Looking for Partisan Effects on Roll Call Votes in the U.S. House"Download paper

Monday, April 3 at 4:30 PM
Werner Kirsch, Ruhr Universitate Bochum
"Mathematical Analysis of Power: The EU-Council and Some Theory"Download paper

Monday, April 10 at 4:30 PM
Nicola Persico, University of Pennsylvania
"Political Cycle in Public Goods Provision: the Case of Water in Mexico"

Monday, April 24 at 4:30 PM
Abdul Noury, ULB/ECARES

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