News and Upcoming Events


Leitner Political Economy Seminar Series

Thursdays 12:00 - 1:30pm • Room 203 Luce Hall

September 10
 Nikhar Gaikwad, Yale University
“Ethnic Politics and Economic Policy: Theory and Evidence from India”

September 17
Catherine Hafer, New York University
Topic TBA
Joint seminar with American Politics workshop

September 24
Paul Novosad, Dartmouth College
“Dirty Politics: Mining Booms and Political Misbehavior in India”


Leitner Graduate Student Workshop

Fridays 12:00 - 1:00pm • Venue TBA

September 18
Pia Raffler, Yale University
“Bureaucrats vs. Politicians: A Field Experiment on Political Oversight”

October 2
Jeff Weaver, Yale University
“Jobs for Sale: Bribery and Misallocation in Government Hiring in India”