Conferences & Seminars

Berkeley Center for Economics and Politics

Seminars - Spring 2017


Time and place: Mondays 12:30 to 2pm. Room 223, Moses Hall (unless otherwise noted)

Political Economy Seminar

The Political Economy Seminar focuses on formal and quantitative work in the political economy field, including formal political theory.

  • February 6: Andrea Matranga, New Economic School, Russia
  • February 20: President's Day--No Seminar
  • March 6: Antonin Macé, Aix-Marseille School of Economics
  • March 20: Cancelled
  • April 3: Joachim Voth, University of Zurich
  • April 17: Dana Foarta, Stanford University

For more information, including how to receive regular notifications of Political Economy Seminar events, please email Ernesto Dal Bó or Robert Powell.

Political Economy Research Lunch (PERL)

PERL is an opporutnity for PhD students to present work in progress and receive valuable feedback from faculty and peers.

PERL is sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Economics and Politics

  • January 23: Caroline Le Pennec, UC Berkeley--Department of Economics, "Strict Parity, Female Representation 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 Europe"
  • February 27: Wei Lin Chen, 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-Torres, European Unviersity Institute--Department of Economics, "Epidemics and Conflict: Evidence from the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa"
  • April 10: Eric Avis, UC Berkeley--Department of Economics
  • April 24: Tomas E Monarrez, UC Berkeley--Department of Economics, "Attendance Zones and the Segregation of U.S. schools: A Geospatial Analysis"

For more information please email Katarina Jensen or Caroline Le Pennec.