Seminars 2018-2019

11:00-1:30 PM, Luce Hall Room 202 unless otherwise noted with an *

Fall 2018

September 6 - Lisa Blaydes, Stanford University, “Muslim Trade and City Growth before the 19th Century: Comparative Urbanization in Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia”  (joint with the Comparative Politics Workshop). 

September 13 - David Schonholzer, Yale University, “Creative Destruction in the European State System: 1000-1850”.  

September 20 - Ugo Troiano, University of Michigan, “Policy Respsonses to the Introduction of the Income Tax” (joint with the American Politics Workshop). 

September 27 - Francesco Squintani, University of Warwick, “Networks and Ideology” (joint with the International Relations Workshop). 

October 4 - Leonardo Bursztyn, University of Chicago, Paper to be announced.  (joint with the Comparative Politics Workshop). 

October 11 - Ernesto Dal Bó, University of California (Berkeley), Paper to be announced.

October 25 - In Song Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mapping Political Communities: A Statistical Analysis of Lobbying Networks in Legislative Politics  (joint with the International Relations Workshop). 

November 1 - Avidit Acharya, Stanford University, “Dynamic Campaign Spending”  (joint with the American Politics Workshop). 

November 8 - Michael Bechtel, Washington University in St. Louis, “Inequality and Redistribution Behavior”  (joint with the International Relations Workshop). 

November 15 - Olle Folke, Uppsala University, ”Economic Losers and Political Winners: Sweden’s Radical Right” (co-authored with Ernesto Dal B ó, Frederico Finan, Torsten Persson, and Johanna Rickne)

November 29 - Ana María Ibáñez, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), “The Legacies of War: How Does Conflict Shape Migration Responses to Negative Weather Shocks?” (co-authored with Ana Arjona, Julián Arteaga, Juan, Camilo Cárdenas, and Patricia Justino) (joint with the Comparative Politics Workshop). 

December 6 - Veronica Guerrieri, University of Chicago, “The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US Cities” (with Alessandra Fogli).


Spring 2019

January 17 - Johanna Rickne, Yale University, “All the Single Ladies: Job Promotions and the Durability of Marriage“ (co-authored with Olle Folke)

January 24 - Adam Liu, Yale University, “The Political Economy of Religious Development in China: A Spatial Approach”

January 31 - Edmund Malesky, Duke University, “Testing Legislator Responsiveness to Citizens and Firms in Single-Party” (joint with the Comparative Politics Workshop). 

February 7 - Iain Osgood, University of Michigan, “Regimes: A Field Experiment with the Vietnamese National Assembly” (joint with the International Relations Workshop). 

February 14 - Allison Hartnett, Yale University,  “Land Redistribution and Autocratic Durability in the Middle East”

February 21 - Nageeb Ali, Pennsylvania State University, “Adverse Selection in Distributive Politics” (co-authored with Maximilian Mihm and Lucas Siga). CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

February 27 - Christina Davis, Harvard University, “The Limits of Liberalization: Chinese State-Owned Firms and Trade Agreements” (joint with the International Relations Workshop). 

March 7 - Mathias Thoenig, University of Lausanne, “Ethnic Conflicts and the Informational Dividend of Democracy” (joint with the Comparative Politics Workshop). 

March 28 - Alexander Fouirnaies, University of Chicago, ”Can Interest Groups Buy Political Influence? Evidence from Labor Unions in Great Britain, 1900-2010” (joint with the American Politics Workshop)

April 4 - Gwyneth McClendon, New York University, “Religion as a short-term, ideational influence on political participation” (co-authored with Rachel Riedl) (joint with the Comparative Politics Workshop).

April 8 - David Yang, Harvard University, ”Social Interactions and the Dynamics of Political Movements: Experimental Evidence from Hong Kong’s Antiauthoritarian Protests” (joint with the Economic Development Workshop) *Tobin Lounge, 28 Hillhouse Ave. 

April 18- Sarah Bermeo, Duke University, “Complementary Multilateralism: Rethinking the International Development Regime” (joint with the International Relations Workshop)

April 25- Alexander Hirsch, California Institute of Technology, “A Theory of Policy Sabotage”  (joint with the American Politics Workshop)

Faculty co-organizers: Gerard Padro i Miquel (Political Science and Economics) and Tyler Pratt (Political Science)