Political Economy Program Meeting

Oeindrila Dube and Leeat Yariv, Organizers

April 29, 2022

Cambridge, MA and on Zoom

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, April 29
Format - Presentation: 25 minutes; discussion: 15 minutes; questions from the floor: 10 minutes
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Cédric Chambru, Ecole normale superieure de Lyon
Emeric Henry, Sciences Po
Benjamin Marx, Boston University and NBER

The Dynamic Consequences of State-Building: Evidence from the French Revolution
Discussant: Soeren J. Henn, University of Wisconsin-Madison
9:50 am
Saumitra Jha, Stanford University
Peter Koudijs, University of Rotterdam
Marcos Manuel Salgado, FGV EPGE

Markets under Siege: How Differences in Political Beliefs can Move Financial Markets
Discussant: Matt Lowe, University of British Columbia
11:00 am
Eleonora Guarnieri, University of Exeter

Cultural Distance and Ethnic Civil Conflict
Discussant: Thorsten Rogall, University of British Columbia
11:50 am
Eoin F. McGuirk, Tufts University and NBER
Nathan Nunn, University of British Columbia and NBER

Transhumant Pastoralism, Climate Change, and Conflict in Africa
Discussant: Maria Micaela Sviatschi, Princeton University and NBER
Lunch - Parkview Room
2:00 pm
S. Nageeb Ali, Pennsylvania State University
Navin Kartik, Columbia University
Andreas Kleiner, Arizona State University

Sequential Veto Bargaining with Incomplete Information
Discussant: Hülya Eraslan, Rice University and NBER
2:50 pm
Kei Kawai, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Takeaki Sunada, University of Rochester

Estimating Candidate Valence
Discussant: Yi Xin, California Institute of Technology
4:00 pm
Kristoffer B. Hvidberg, University of Copenhagen
Claus Kreiner, University of Copenhagen and CEBI
Stefanie Stantcheva, Harvard University and NBER

Social Positions and Fairness Views on Inequality
Discussant: Erzo F.P. Luttmer, Dartmouth College and NBER
Reception and Group Dinner - Parkview Room, Royal Sonesta Hotel