The Seminar was directed by Alexandre Debs and met on Mondays from 12:00-1:30pm in Room 203 Luce Hall.
Andrew Eggers, Yale University
"Political Investing: The Common Stock Investments of Members of Congress 2004-2008" (with Jens Hainmueller)
Mikhail Golosov, Yale University
"Natural Resource Trade under the Threat of War"(with Daron Acemoglu, Aleh Tsyvinski and Pierre Yared)
Steven Callander, Stanford University
“Why Does Political Power Alternate?”
Moses Shayo, Hebrew University
"Judicial Ingroup Bias in the Shadow of Terrorism" (with Asaf Zussman)
Massimo Morelli, Columbia University
“Strategic Mass Killing” (with Joan Estaban and Dominic Rohner)
Barbara Geddes, UCLA
"How the Military Shapes Dictatorships"
Xiaobo Lu, Yale University
"Do Inter-governmental Transfers Enhance Local Education Spending in China?"
Eric Dickson, NYU
"A Formal Model of Identity Change With An Application to Ethnic Conflict"
Christina Davis/strong>, Princeton University
"Why Adjudicate? Enforcing Trade Rules"
Pierre Yared, Columbia University
“The Political Economy of Indirect Control” (with Gerard Padro-i-Miquel)
Filipe Campanile, Harvard Kennedy School
"Media and Polarization" (with Daniel Hojman)
Mark Dincecco, IMT-Lucca
"Warfare, Taxation, and Political Change: Evidence from the Italian Risorgimento" (with Giovanni Federico and Andrea Vindigni)
Kaj Thomsson, Maastricht University
"Legislative Vetoes and Economic Reform: Theory and Evidence from the History of American Labor Regulation"
Adam Meirowitz, Princeton University
"Credibility and Crisis Bargaining" (with Mark Fey and Kristopher W. Ramsay)
James Vreeland, Georgetown University
"Regional Organizations and International Politics: Trading Asian Development Bank Loans for United Nations Security Council Votes" (with Daniel Yew Mao Lim)
Elias Papaioannou, Dartmouth College
"The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa" (with Stelios Michalopoulos)
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, University of Chicago
Saumitra Jha, Stanford Universit
"Financial Innovations and Political Development: Evidence from Revolutionary England"
Daniel Waldenstrom, Uppsala University
"Intergenerational Top Income Mobility in Sweden: Capitalist Dynasties in the Land of Equal Opportunity?" (with Anders Bjorklund and Jesper Roine)
Marco Battaglini, Princeton University
"Fiscal Policy and Unemployment"(with Stephen Coate)
Jose Antonio Cherub, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Elections and Civil War” (with Jude C. Hays)
Nancy Qian, Yale University
"Aiding Conflict: The Unintended Consequences of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War" (with Nathan Nunn)
John Huber, Columbia University
"Measuring Ethnic Voting"
Massimiliano Onorato, Yale University
"Public Spending and Organized Crime: The Case of the 1997 Marche and Umbria Earthquake" (with Caterina Gennaioli)
Moses Shayo, Yale University
"Social Identification and Ethnic Conflict"(with Nicholas Sambanis)