Student Seminars 2015-2016

Room 301, Rosenkranz Hall, 115 Prospect Street
Fridays 12:00-1:00pm
 • lunch served

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Spring 2016

January 29
Daniel Masterson, Political Science
Refugee Strategies of Survival and Resistance: Analyzing focus groups as textual data

February 12
Jerome Schafer, Political Science
Time Discounting in Political Behavior: Delayed Gratification Predicts Voter Turnout

Feburary 26
Jaya Wen, PhD Candidate in Economics

Heterogeneity in Post-Civil War Outcomes: the Case of Nepal

March 4

Matti Ylonen, University of Helsinki

Metal Ores in Tax-Driven Wealth Chains: A Case Study of Tax Planning in the Finnish Mining Sector (with Laura Finer)

April 15
William Nomikos, Yale University
How Can International Actors Build Interethnic Trust after Conflict? Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment in Mali

April 22
Tiago Peterlevitz, PhD candidate in Political Science

Party Brands and Public Goods Provision in Brazil

April 29

Nicola Mastrorocco, LSE

Organised Crime within Politics: Evidence from Southern Italy


Fall 2015

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

October 16
German Feierherd, Yale University
Incomplete Transitions: The Politics of Informality in the Developing World

October 30
 Jakob Schneebacher, Yale University
State Formation and State Conflict: The Political Economy of the Swiss Old Confederacy

December 11
Natalia Bueno, Yale University
The Distributive Politics of Non-State Welfare Provision