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Political Economy Program Meeting

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Ernesto Dal Bó and Francesco Trebbi, Organizers

October 11, 2019


Royal Sonesta Hotel
Parkview Room
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, October 10
7:00 pm
Group Dinner - Bambara Restaurant at Hotel Marlowe (across the street from the Royal Sonesta Hotel)
Friday, October 11
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Avinash Dixit, Princeton University
“We haven’t got but one more day” - The Cuban Missile Crisis as a Dynamic Chicken Game
Discussant: Gerard Padró I Miquel, Yale University and NBER
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Katherine Casey, Stanford University and NBER
Abou Bakarr Kamara, International Growth Centre
Niccoló Meriggi, International Growth Centre
An Experiment in Candidate Selection
Discussant: Benjamin A. Olken, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
11:15 am
Michael Callen, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Saad Gulzar, Stanford University
Soledad A. Prillaman, University of Oxford
Rohini Pande, Yale University and NBER
Does Revolution Work? Post-Revolutionary Evolution of Nepal’s Political Classes
Discussant: tba
12:15 pm
Lunch - Charles Room
1:15 pm
Ernesto Dal Bo - Short Update: Political Economy as a Field
1:30 pm
Abhay Aneja, University of California at Berkeley
Carlos Avenancio, Indiana University
The Effect of Political Power on Labor Market Inequality: Evidence from the 1965 Voting Rights Act
Discussant: Ilyana Kuziemko, Princeton University and NBER
2:30 pm
Camilo García-Jimeno, Emory University and NBER
Alberto Ciancio, Population Studies Center
The Political Economy of Immigration Enforcement: Conflict and Cooperation under Federalism
Discussant: Karam Kang, Carnegie Mellon University
3:30 pm
Break
3:45 pm
Meera Mahadevan, University of California at Santa Barbara
The Price of Power: Costs of Political Corruption in Indian Electricity (slides)
Discussant: Melissa Dell, Harvard University and NBER
4:45 pm
Adjourn
 
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