Spring 2023 Robert Powell Political Economy 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.

Robert Powell Political Economy Seminar

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

  • February 27: Matias Iaryczower (Princeton)
    • “Reputation in a Committee with Multiple Principals: The Case of the FOMC”
  • March 13: Sergio Montero (Rochester)
  • March 20: Claudio Ferraz (U British Columbia)
    • “Distribution of Power, Schooling, and Structural Transformation: Evidence from Industrialization in Brazil”
  • April 3 (Virtual): Massimo Morelli (Bocconi U)
    • “Does Position Taking Crowd Out Policy Making? Congressional Capacity and the Quality of Laws”
  • April 10: Vicky Fouka (Stanford)
    • Topic Forthcoming
  • April 24: Diana Moreira (UC Davis)
    • “State Paralysis: The Impacts of Procurement Risk on Government Effectiveness”
  • May 1: Nicolas Longuet Marx (Columbia)
    • “Party Lines or Voter Preferences? Explaining Political Realignment”

Political Economy Research Lunch (PERL) Seminar Information:

This seminar is currently canceled.

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