Fall 2020 Political Economy (PE) Seminar Information:

Time and place: Mondays 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM via Zoom (unless otherwise noted).  Links to these virtual seminars will be sent via email closer to the seminar date. To be added to the PE Seminar Mailing List, please contact Frederick Smith.

Political Economy Seminar

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

  • Sept 14: David Broockman, University of California, Berkeley, “Policy Voting in Elections: A Field Experiment” (no paper)
  • Oct 12: Renee Bowen, University of California San Diego, “Learning from Shared News: When Abundant
    Information Leads to Belief Polarization”
  • Oct 26: Matilde Bombardini, University of California, Berkeley, “Paper Title: TBA”
  • Nov 9: Federica Izzo, University of California San Diego, “Paper Title: TBA”

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

 

Fall 2020 Political Economy Research Lunch (PERL) Seminar Information:

Time and place: Mondays 12:40 PM to 2:00 PM via Zoom (unless otherwise noted).  Links to these virtual seminars will be sent via email closer to the seminar date. To be added to the PERL Seminar Mailing List, please contact Frederick Smith.

Political Economy Research Lunch (PERL)

PERL is an opportunity for Ph.D. 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

  • Oct 5: Carlos Schmidt-Padilla (Poli Sci), “Competition and Collusion in the Market for Extortion: Evidence from El Salvador”
  • Nov 16: Sam Leone (Econ), “Crunch Time: How A Bureaucrat’s Term of Office Affects Coercive & Collusive Bribes
  • Nov 30: Eleanor Wiseman (ARE), “Trade, corruption and Covid-19: evidence from small-scale traders in Kenya

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