Seminars - FALL 2018
Time and place: Mondays 12:30 to 2pm. Room 223, Moses Hall (unless otherwise noted)
The Political Economy Seminar focuses on formal and quantitative work in the political economy field, including formal political theory.
- September 10: Andy Hall, Stanford, "How do Electoral Incentives Affect Legislator Behavior?"
- September 24: Bard Harstad, UIO, "Pledge-and-Review Bargaining"
- October 8: Juan Ortner, BU, "Searching for Policy Reforms"
- October 22: Ulrike Malmendier, UCB, "The Long-lasting Effects of Living Under Communism on Financial Risk-Taking"
- November 5: Ian Turner, Yale, "Reveiwing Procedure vs. Judging Substance: The SCope of Review and Bureacratic Policymaking"
- November 19: No Seminar
- December 3: Mike Gibilisco, Cal Tech, "Decentralization and the Gamble for Unity"
For more information, including how to receive regular notifications of Political Economy Seminar events, please email Ernesto Dal Bó or Robert Powell.
PERL is an opportunity for PhD students to present work in progress and receive valuable feedback from faculty and peers. The Seminar will be held from 12:40pm to 1:30pm in Moses Hall, room 223
PERL is sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Economics and Politics
- September 17: Alessandra Fenezia, UCB Econ, "Managers and Productivity in the Public Sector" (12:40-2pm)
- October 1: Eric Avis, UCB Econ, "Interest Groups, Campaign Finance and Policy Influence: Evidence from the U.S. Congress" (12:40-2pm)
- October 15: Nick Li, UCB Econ, "Housing Market Channels of Segregation" (12:40-2pm)
- October 29: Katarina Jensen, UCB Econ, "Immigration and Political Selection" (12:40-1:30pm)
- November 26: Caroline Le Pennec, UCB Econ, "Electoral competition, Campaign messages and Commitment: Evidence from French legislative elections (1958-1993)" (12:40-1:30pm)