Fall 2021 Political Economy (PE) Seminar Information:

Time and place: Mondays 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM in 223 Moses Hall and virtually (if noted under individual seminar date). 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.

  • September 20: Mattias Polborn (Vanderbilt) – Virtually via Zoom (link will be provided via email, do not go to the building location)
  • October 4: Murilo Ramos (Ph.D. Student – Berkeley)
    • “Corrupt Politicians and the Power of a Threat: Evidence from a Policy Experiment in Brazil”
  • October 11: Gérard Roland (Berkeley)
    • “Hobbesian Wars and Democracy”
  • October 18: Germán S. Gieczewski (Princeton)
    • “Endogenous Experimentation in Organizations”
  • November 1: Jaya Wen (Harvard)
  • November 15: Karam Kang (CMU)
    • “Search Frictions and Product Design in the Municipal Bond Market”
  • November 29: Maria Carreri (UCSD)
    • “Economic and Political Effects of Fiscal Rules: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Colombia”

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


Fall 2021 Political Economy Research Lunch (PERL) Seminar Information:

This seminar is currently canceled for the Fall 2021 term.

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