Leitner Political Economy Seminar

Rosenkranz Hall Room 005

Thursdays 12:00-1:30pm

You can sign up for weekly announcements here. Papers can be accessed by visiting this link. If you are affiliated with Yale University and would like to download papers presented at the workshop, please send an email to Eli Rau for the password needed for access. 


Fall 2017

September 6
Ryan Powers, Yale University
"Economic Anxiety and Trade Policy Preferences" 
Joint with International Relations

September 14
Claudio Ferraz, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
"Money and Politics: The Effects of Campaign Spending Limits on Political Competition and Incumbency Advantage"

September 20
Scott Abramson, University of Rochester
Joint with International Relations

October 5
Matthew Winters, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Political Sophistication and Reactions to Political Corruption"

October 12
Francesco Squintani, University of Warwick

November 2
Navin Kartik, Columbia University and Yale University
"Reputation Effects and Incumbency (Dis)Advantage"

November 9
Jerome Schafer, Yale University
"Self-Control in Political Behavior"

November 16
Christopher Blattman, University of Chicago

November 30
Shikhar Singh and James Sundquist, Yale University
"Understanding Trade Preferences: Economic Ignorance and Out-Group Anxiety"
Jiahua Yue, Yale University
"International Pressure and Public Attitude Towards International Institutions in China"

December 7
Carlo Prato, Columbia University
"Electoral Accountability in Multi-Member Districts"


Faculty co-organizers: Deborah Beim (Political Science), Giovanni Maggi (Economics), and Milan Svolik (Political Science)



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