Leitner Political Economy Seminar

Thursdays 12:00-1:30 PM, Luce Hall Room 202.

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).

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