Political Economy Research Seminar

Faculty Leader: Kris Ramsay

Graduate Student Coordinators: Jidong Chen and Kai Steverson

Location: 127 Corwin Hall

Day & Time: Thursdays, 12:15pm-1:30pm


September 20, 2012 Peter Buisseret POL Parliamentary or Presidential Government?
September 27, 2012 Giri Parameswaran ECON Animal Spirits and Fiscal Policy: The Debt Cost of Psychological Distortions to Beliefs
October 4, 2012 Deborah Beim POL

Learning in the Judicial Hierarchy

October 11, 2012 Carlo Prato POL Costly Campaigns and Independent Political Expenditure
October 18, 2012 Matias Iaryczower (faculty) POL

Power Brokers: Middlemen in Legislative Bargaining (with Santiago Oliveros)

October 25, 2012 Michael Becher POL Presidentialism, Parliamentarism and Redistribution
November 8, 2012 Scott Abramson POL Production, Predation, and the Origins of the Territorial State
November 15, 2012
November 29, 2012 Xiaojun Li, Stanford University Is Protection for Sale? The Political Economy of Trade Protection in Post-Reform China
December 6, 2012 Rohit Lamba ECON TBA
December 13, 2012 Jidong Chen POL Committee Deliberation before Agenda Setting
February 14, 2013 Brice Richard ECON Political and Redistributive Consequences of Felon Disenfranchisement
February 21, 2013 Jidong Chen and Yiqing Xu (MIT) POL

A Theory of Regulated Complaints in Authoritarian Regimes: with Evidence from China

February 28, 2013 Garrett D. Lewis POL Efficiency and Federal Preemption of State Law
March 7, 2013 Ian Turner (Washington University in St. Louis) Working Smart and Hard? Policy vs. Practice
March 14, 2013 Toan Phan (Faculty, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
March 21, 2013 SPRING BREAK
March 28, 2013 Cheng Sun ECON
April 4, 2013 Kentaro Hirose POL
April 11, 2013 Midwest Conference
April 18, 2013 Tianyang Xi (New York University) Loyalty versus Competence: Internal Conflicts and the Pattern of Bureaucratic Controlling in China, 1644-1911
April 25, 2013 Kai Steverson ECON
May 2, 2013 In Song Kim POL