Conferences & Seminars

Berkeley Center for Economics and Politics

Friday, September 11

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Breakfast

10:00 AM- 11:00 AM

Ebonya Washington (Yale)

"Political Alignment and Tax Evasion"

Joint with Julie Berry Cullen and Nicholas Turner

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Adam Meirowitz (Princeton & University of Utah)

"Dispute Resolution Institutions and Strategic Militarization"

Joint with Massimo Morelli, Kristopher Ramsay, and Francesco Squintani

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown)

"Ancestral Lifeways and Individual Economic Outcomes: Evidence from Africa"

Joint with David Weil and Louis Putterman

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Break

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Melissa Dell (Harvard)

"State Capacity, Local Governance, and Economic Development in Vietnam"

Joint with with Nathan Lane and Pablo Querubin

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Break

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Stefano DellaVigna (UC Berkeley)

"Voting to Tell Others"

Joint with John List, Ulrike Malmendier and Gautam Rao

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Poster Session and Refreshments
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Transport to Dinner
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Dinner (Invitation Only)

Saturday, September 12

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Breakfast

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Alessandra Casella (Columbia)

"Democracy for Polarized Groups: The Tale of Blotto's Lieutenants"

Joint with Jean-Francois Laslier and Antonin Macé

10:30 AM -11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Joshua Clinton (Vanderbilt)

"A House Divided? Roll Calls, Policy Differences, and Congressional Polarization, 1877-2011"

Joint with David Bateman and John Lapinski

12:00 PM

Lunch

2::00 PM End of Conference