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Warwick/Princeton/Utah Political Economy Conference 2019

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Warwick/Princeton/Utah Political Economy Conference 2019

The Department of Economics at the University of Warwick along with the Department of Politics at Princeton University and the Department of Finance at University of Utah will be hosting the Political Economy Conference 2019 in Venice on 23 - 24 March 2019.

The aim of the workshop is to bring together the top theoretical and empirical political scientists and economists across Europe and North America. The workshop builds on previous successful meetings held annually since 2013.

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Programme

The Conference will feature a range of academics from across the world presenting papers on a number of topics.

Saturday, 23 March

9.15 – 10.00

Arrival: Registration, Coffee and Welcome from the Organisers

Session 1

 

10:00 – 11.00

Lydia Mechtenberg, Universit├Ąt Hamburg

'The Swing Voter's Curse in Social Networks'

11.00 – 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 – 12.15

Leonardo Burstzyn, University of Chicago

'Misperceived Social Norms: Female Labor Force Participation in Saudi Arabia'

12.15 - 14.00 Lunch

Session 2

 

14.00 – 15.00

Sophie Bade, Royal Holloway

'Cooperative Implementation'

15.00 – 16.00

Andrea Prat, Columbia University

'News consumption and News Absorption'

16.00 – 16.15

Coffee break

16.15 – 17.15

Wioletta Dziuda, University of Chicago

'Political Scandal: A Theory'

19:00 onwards

Dinner

Sunday, 24 March

Session 3

 

10.00 – 11.00

Ghazala Azmat, Science Po

'Educational Aspirations, Achievement and Societal Change'

11.00 – 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 – 12.15

Pietro Ortoleva, Princeton

'Competing Models'

12.15 - 14.00

Lunch

Session 4

 

14:00 – 15:00

Paola Giuliano, UCLA

'Immigration in Schools: Foreign-born Sudents and the Performance of Natives'

15:00 – 16.00

Kristof Madarasz, LSE

'Private Goods in Public Context'

16.00 – 16.15

Coffee break

16.15 – 17.15

Frederico Finan, Berkeley

'Economics Losers and Political Winners: Sweden's Radical Right'