Time and place: Mondays 12:30 to 2pm. Room 223, Moses Hall (unless otherwise noted)
The Political Economy Seminar focuses on formal and quantitative work in the political economy field, including formal political theory.
- Feb 10: Vincent Pons, Harvard University, “Coordination and Bandwagon Effects of Candidate Rankings: Evidence from Runoff Elections“
- Feb 24: Andrew Little, University of California, Berkeley, “A Behavioral Theory of Discrimination in Policing”
- March 9: Pia Raffler, Harvard University, “Closing the Gap: Information and Mass Support in a Dominant Party Regime“
- March 30: Mattias Polborn, Vanderbilt University, “Populism, Stigma, and Political Correctness“
- April 13: German S. Gieczewski, Princeton University, TBA
- April 20: Joachim Voth, University of Zurich, “From Welfare to Warfare: How the New Deal Boosted American Patriotism during World War II” (paper is available for download via link)
- April 27: No Seminar
PERL is an opportunity for Ph.D. students to present work in progress and receive valuable feedback from faculty and peers. All seminar will be held from 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm in room 223, Moses Hall. The location for the PERL Seminars are also room 223, Moses 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”