Previous Political Economy Research Lunches (PERL)
Schedule for the Spring 2016 semester
January 23: Caroline Le Pennec, UC Berkeley--Department of Economics, "Strict Parity, Female Representations and Political Turnover --Evidence from French Local Elections"
February 13: Mark Westcott, LMU Munich--Department of Economics, "Shocking Racial Attitudes. Black G.I.s in Eurpoe"
Febuary 27: Wei LinChen, National Taiwan University--Department of Economics, "Tide over Taiwan: The Effect of 1997 Knowing Taiwan Textbook Reform on National Identity Formation"
March 13: Ada Gonzalez-Torrezs, European University Institute--Department of Economics, "Epidemics anf Conflict: Evidencefrom the Ebola outbreak in WEstern Africa"
April 10: Eric Avis, UC Berkeley--Department of Economics
April 24: Thomas E Monarrez, UC Berkeley--Department of Economics, "Attendance ZOnes and the Segregation of U.S. schools: A Geospatial Analysis"
Schedule for the Fall 2016 semester
September 19: Ferenc Szucs, Economics, "What's Going on in the Smoke-Filled Room? Political Motives in the Monopolization of Hungarian Tobacco Shops"
October 3: Ritadhi Chakravarti, Agricultural & Resource Economics, "Economic Effects of Minority Political Mobilization: Ethnic Politics, Public Sector Employment and Private Investment in Indian States"
October 17: Weijia Li, Economics, “Rotation, Meritocracy, and 'Benevolent' Crony Capitalism”
October 31: Shaoda Wang, Agricultural & Resource Economics, "Fiscal Competition and Coordination: Evidence from China"
*November 14: Joint seminar with Economic History (Seminar 211): Davide Cantoni, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Topic TBA | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall*
November 28: Felipe Gonzalez, Economics, "Collective Action and the Spread of Protests"