Political Economy Program Meeting

Alessandra Casella, Frederico Finan, and Brian G. Knight, Organizers

October 20, 2023

Charles Suites, Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, October 20
9:00 am
Gianmarco Daniele, Bocconi University
Gemma Dipoppa, Brown University
Massimo Pulejo, University of Milan

Attacking Women or their Policies? Understanding Violence against Women in Politics (slides)
Discussant: M. Daniele Paserman, Boston University and NBER
10:00 am
10:15 am
Paola Conconi, University of Oxford
Chad P. Bown, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Aksel Erbahar, Erasmus University Rotterdam and Tinbergen Institute
Lorenzo Trimarchi, ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Politically Motivated Trade Protection
Discussant: Renee Bowen, University of California, San Diego and NBER
11:15 am
11:30 am
Wayne A. Sandholtz, Nova School of Business and Economics

The Politics of Public Service Reform: Experimental Evidence from Liberia
Discussant: Horacio Larreguy, ITAM
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Rafael Jimenez, Bocconi University
Karsten Müller, National University of Singapore
Carlo Schwarz, Bocconi University

The Effect of Content Moderation on Online and Offline Hate: Evidence from Germany’s NetzDG
Discussant: Ruben Enikolopov, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Maryam Farboodi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Maryam Saeedi, Carnegie Mellon University
Adrian Casillas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Layla Hashemi, George Mason University
Steven Wilson, Brandeis University

(Dis)Information Wars
Discussant: Jesse M. Shapiro, Harvard University and NBER
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Laurent Bouton, Georgetown University and NBER
Micael Castanheira, Universite libre de Bruxelles (ECARES)
Garance Genicot, Georgetown University and NBER
Allison Stashko, Emory University

Pack-Crack-Pack: Gerrymandering with Differential Turnout
Discussant: Wioletta Dziuda, University of Chicago and NBER
5:00 pm