Leitner Political Economy Seminar

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

Spring 2018

January 18 - Christian Salas, Yale University “Communication with Detectable Deceit

January 25 - Christopher Li, Yale University “Selection via Middleman: Electoral Control of Bureaucrats

February 1 - Giovanni Andrettola, Yale University “Flip-flopping and Electoral Concerns

February 15  - Wioletta Dziuda, University of Chicago “Dynamic Pivotal Politics

February 22 - Sean Gailmard, University of California, Berkeley Imperial Politics, English Law, and the Strategic Foundations of Constitutional Review in America”

March 1 - Steven Callander, Stanford University “Policy Advice in a Complicated World

March 7 - Lawrence Broz, University of California, San Diego “Explaining Support for China’s Competing Global Economic Order” Joint with International Relations - Rosenkranz Room 05

March 29 - Pablo Querubin, New York University “The Political Class and Redistributive Policies”

April 5 - Andrew Little, University of California, Berkeley “The Distortion of Related Beliefs”

April 12 - Cesi Cruz, University of British Columbia “Village Social Network Structures and Electoral Competition” Joint with Comparative Politics

April 19 - Julia Cagé, Sciences Po Paris “The Price of a Vote: Evidence from France, 1993-2014” Joint with Intentional Relations

April 26 - Arturas Rozenas, New York University How Autocrats Manipulate Economic News: Evidence from Russia’s State-Controlled Television”


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