Time and place: Mondays 12:30 to 2pm. Room 325, Cheit 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.

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 opportunity for Ph.D. students to present work in progress and receive valuable feedback from faculty and peers. The Seminar will be held from 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm in Room 325, Cheit Hall

PERL is sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Economics and Politics

  • Feb 3: Makoto Fukumoto (Poli Sci), “Biting the Hands that Feed Them? Provision of Place-Based Policies and Decline of Local Political Support”
  • March 2: Lukas Leucht (Haas), “Welfare State Expansion, Mobility, and Modernisation”
  • March 16: Kate Pennington (ARE), “Reproductive Risk Aversion and Contraceptive Choice, Pregnancy, and Abortion”
  • April 6: Samuel Leone (Econ), “Crunch Time: How Bureaucrats’ Term of Office Affects Coercive & Collusive Bribes”
  • May 4: Eric Hsu (Econ), “The Political Economy and Governance of Rural Electrification”

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