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Public Economics/Political Economy Workshop

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Public Economics/Political Economy Workshop


The workshop will feature various staff from the Political Economy and Public Economics Research Group of the Department of Economics. Paper titles will be confirmed shortly.

Wednesday, 23 May

09.00 – 09.45

Elliott Ash, "Legislative Detail and Economic Growth: Evidence of Bidirectional Causality in U.S. States, 1965-1998"

09.45 – 10.30

Michaela Redoano, “Politics in the Facebook Era. Evidence from the 2016 US Presidential Elections”

10.30 – 11.00

Tea/coffee break

11.00 – 11.45

Kirill Pogorelskiy, “A Theory of Electoral Fraud and Voter Turnout”

11.45 – 12.30

Farzad Javidanrad, “The Paradox of Monetary Profit and Economic Crisis”

12.30 – 13.30


13.30 – 14.15

Arianna Ornaghi, “The challenges of universal health insurance in developing countries: evidence from a large scale experiment in Indonesia”

14.15 – 15.00

Fernanda Brollo, “Legislature Size and Selection of Politicians (joint with Guido Tabellini)”

15.00 – 15.15

Tea/coffee break

15.15 – 16.00

Ben Lockwood, “Negative Voters? Electoral Competition with Loss-Aversion”

16.00 - 17.00

Scott Tyson, “The Hazards of Holding Power”


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