08:30am – 09:30am Breakfast
09:30am – 10:30am Session 1

Thomas Romer, Princeton University

“Twilight of the Setter? Local School Finance in a Time of Institutional Change”

10:30am – 11:00am Break
11:00am – 12:00pm Session 2

James Snyder, Harvard University

Primary Elections and the Quality of Elected Officials

12:00pm – 01:30pm Lunch
01:30pm – 02:30pm Session 3

Alessandro Lizzeri, New York University

Collective Self-Control

02:30pm – 03:00pm Break
03:00pm – 04:00pm Session 4

Nicola Persico, Northwestern University

The Political Economy of Occupational Licensing Associations

04:00pm – 04:30pm Break
04:30pm – 05:30pm Session 5

Thomas R. Palfrey, California Institute of Technology

“Equilibrium Tax Rates and Income Redistribution: A Laboratory Study”

07:00pm Dinner