Spring 2022 Political Economy (PE) Seminar Information:
Time and place: Mondays 12:30 to 2:00 PM in 223 Moses Hall and virtually (if noted under individual seminar date). If virtual, the Zoom links to virtual seminars will be sent via email closer to the seminar date. To be added to the PE Seminar Mailing List, please contact Kristie Dinh.
Political Economy Seminar
The Political Economy Seminar focuses on formal and quantitative work in the political economy field, including formal political theory.
- February 7: Sara Lowes (UCSD), Joint w/ Econ Dept. Seminar – 740 Evans Hall, 12:10-1:30 PM
- “Traditional Supernatural Beliefs and Prosocial Behavior: Evidence from the DRC”
- February 14: Brian Wheaton (Hoover)
- February 28: Pia Raffler (Harvard), Virtually via Zoom (link will be provided via email, do not go to the building location)
- March 14: Matthew Jackson (Stanford)
- March 28: Helios Herrera (University of Warwick)
- April 6: Matthew Gentzkow (Stanford), Joint w/ Econ Dept. Seminar – 648 Evans Hall, 4:10-5:30 PM
- “Digital Addiction and Commitment”
- April 11: Oeindrila Dube (University of Chicago)
- “Measuring Religion from Behavior: Climate Shocks and Religious Adherence in Afghanistan”
- April 18: Jennifer Pan (Stanford)
- “Does Ideology Influence Hiring in China? Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments”
Fall 2021 Political Economy Research Lunch (PERL) Seminar Information:
This seminar is currently canceled.
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