Political Economy Program Meeting

Hülya Eraslan, James M. Snyder Jr., and Thomas Fujiwara, Organizers

October 20-21, 2022

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Charles Suite, 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA and Zoom

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, October 20
6:00 pm
Group Dinner
Friday, October 21
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Andrea Bernini, University of Oxford
Giovanni Facchini, University of Nottingham
Marco Tabellini, Harvard University and NBER
Cecilia Testa, University of Nottingham

Black Empowerment and Whites’ Backlash: The Effect of the Voting Rights Act
Discussant: Sebastian Ottinger, CERGE-EI
10:00 am
10:15 am
Ricardo Alonso, London School of Economics
Gerard Padró I Miquel, Yale University and NBER

Competitive Media Capture
Discussant: Andrea Prat, Columbia University and NBER
11:15 am
11:30 am
Oren Danieli, Tel-Aviv University
Shinnosuke Kikuchi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Noam Gidron, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Roee Levy, Tel Aviv University

Decomposing the Rise of the Populist Radical Right (slides)
Discussant: Jeffry Frieden, Harvard University
12:30 pm
Lunch - Parkview Room
1:30 pm
Juan Pablo Chauvin, Inter-American Development Bank
Clemence Tricaud, University of California, Los Angeles

Gender and Electoral Incentives: Evidence from Crisis Response
Discussant: Filipe R. Campante, Johns Hopkins University and NBER
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Alessandra Casella, Columbia University and NBER
Joseph Campbell, Columbia University
Lucas de Lara, Columbia University
Victoria R. Mooers, Columbia University
Dilip Ravindran, Humboldt University of Berlin

Delegation under Liquid Democracy: Two Experiments (slides)
Discussant: Chloe J. Tergiman, Pennsylvania State University
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Jaya Wen, Harvard University

State Employment as a Strategy of Autocratic Control in China
Discussant: Silvia Vannutelli, Northwestern University and NBER
5:00 pm