SI 2022 Political Economy

Francesco Trebbi and Ebonya L. Washington, Organizers

July 19-20, 2022

Parkview Room

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, July 19
9:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
10:15 am
Bo Cowgill, Columbia University
Andrea Prat, Columbia University and NBER
Tommaso Valletti, Imperial College London

Political Power and Market Power
Discussant: Dana Foarta, Stanford University
11:15 am
Break
11:30 am
Matthew R. Denes, Carnegie Mellon University
Madeline M. Scanlon, University of Pittsburgh
Florian Schulz, University of Washington

Disclosure in Democracy
Discussant: Matilde Bombardini, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Michael Thaler, University College London

The Supply of Motivated Beliefs
Discussant: Ernesto Dal Bó, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
2:30 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Antonella Bandiera, ITAM
Lelys Dinarte, The World Bank
Sandra Rozo, The World Bank
Maria Micaela Sviatschi, Princeton University and NBER

Rebel Governance and Development: The Long Term Effects of Guerrilla's in El Salvador
Discussant: Diana Moreira, University of California, Davis and NBER
3:45 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Stefano DellaVigna, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Woojin Kim, University of California, Berkeley

Policy Diffusion and Polarization across U.S. States
Discussant: Jorg L. Spenkuch, Northwestern University and NBER
5:00 pm
Adjourn
Wednesday, July 20
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Veli Andirin, Yale University
Yusuf Neggers, University of Michigan
Mehdi Shadmehr, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jesse M. Shapiro, Harvard University and NBER

Measuring the Tolerance of the State: Theory and Application to Protest
Discussant: Brian G. Knight, Brown University and NBER
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Caroline Le Pennec, HEC Montreal
Vincent Pons, Harvard University and NBER

How Do Campaigns Shape Vote Choice? Multi-Country Evidence from 62 Elections and 56 TV Debates
Discussant: Gregory J. Martin, Stanford University
11:15 am
Break
11:30 am
Adam Szeidl, Central European University
Ferenc Szucs, Stockholm University

The Political Economy of Alternative Realities (slides)
Discussant: S. Nageeb Ali, Pennsylvania State University
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Anne Laure Delatte, Université Paris Dauphine
Adrien Matray, Princeton University and NBER
Noémie Pinardon-Touati, Columbia University

Political Quid Pro Quo In Financial Markets
Discussant: Clemence Tricaud, University of California, Los Angeles
2:30 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Chad W. Kendall, University of Southern California and NBER
John Matsusaka, University of Southern California

The Common Good and Voter Polarization
Discussant: Sergio Montero, University of Rochester
3:45 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Ilyana Kuziemko, Princeton University and NBER
Nicolas Longuet Marx, Columbia University
Suresh Naidu, Columbia University and NBER

“Compensate the Losers?” Economic Policy Preferences and Partisan Realignment in the U.S. (slides)
Discussant: Stephen Ansolabehere, Harvard University
5:00 pm
Adjourn