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Programme

Warwick/Princeton Political Economy Conference

Programme

(Talks to be 45 minutes, followed by 15 minutes discussion)

Saturday 14th March

10.00-11.00

Ethan Bueno de Mesquita (University of Chicago)
Factional Conflict and Territorial Rents
Discussant: Karine Van Der Straeten (Toulouse School of Economics)

11.00-11.30

Coffee Break

11.30-12.30

Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University) (with Fernanda Brollo and Katja Kaufman)
The Political Economy of Enforcing Conditional Welfare Programs: Evidence from Brazil
Discussant: Ana De La O (Yale University)

12.30-2.00

Lunch

2.00-3.00

Odilon Camara (USC) (with Ricardo Alsonso)
Political Disagreement and Information in Elections
Discussant: Galina Zudenkova (University of Mannheim)

3.15-4.15

Andrew B. Hall (Harvard University) (Alexander Fouirnaies)
Understanding the Power of Majority – Power leaders and their parties
Discussant: Stefano Giargliaduci (University of Rome)

4.15-4.30

Tea Break

4.30-5.30

Mark Fey (Rochester University)
Learning to Fight: Information, Uncertainty, and the Risk of War
Discussant: Carlo Prato (Georgetown University)

7.30

Dinner

Sunday 15th March

9.00-10.00

Emanuel Vespa (UC, Santa Barbara) (with Ignacio Esponda)
Endogenous sample selection and partial naiveté in common value environments: A laboratory study
Discussant: Aniol Llorente-Saguer (Queen Mary, University of London)

10.15-11.15

Alessandra Casella (Columbia University) (with Thomas Palfrey)
Trading Votes for Votes: A Decentralized Matching Algorithm
Discussant: Richard van Weelden (University of Chicago)

11.15-11.30

Coffee Break

11.30-12.30

James M Synder (Harvard University) (with Pamela Ban, Alexander Fouirnaies and Andrew B. Hall)
Using Newspapers To Measure Power, With An Application toU.S. State Parties, 1877-1977
Discussant: Jordi Blanes i Vidal (LSE)

12.30-2.00

Lunch

2.00-3.00

Vincent Anesi (University of Nottingham) (with John Duggan)
Existence and Indeterminacy of Markovian Equilibria in Dynamic Bargaining Games
Discussant: Stephane Wolton (LSE)

3.00-4.00

Oeindrila Dube (New York University) (with Jacobus Cilliers and Bidal Siddiqi)
Can the Wounds of War be Healed? Experimental Evidence on Reconciliation in Sierra Leone
Discussant: Quoc Anh-Do (Sciences Po, France)