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Venice Programme

Friday 8th March

21:00 -- Dinner for speakers and organizers.

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Saturday 9th March

9:30-10:25 -- Massimo Morelli (University of Columbia) "A culture based theory of fiscal union desirability”, (with Guiso and Herrera)

10:30-11:25 – John Duggan(University of Rochester)" A Folk Theorem for Repeated Elections with Adverse Selection"(PDF Document)

11.25 - 11.45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:40 – Adam Meirowitz (Princeton University) "Bargaining and Strategic Militarization"

12:40-14:15 -- Lunch
 
14:15-15:10 -- Axel Dreher (University of Heidelberg) "Geopolitics, Aid, and Growth(PDF Document) ( with Eichenauer and Gehring)
15:15-16:10 – Mark Hallerberg (Hertie School of Governance)"The Technical Competence of Economic Policy-Makers in Developed Democracies "(PDF Document) (with Wehner)

16.10 - 16.30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:25 – David Rueda (University of Oxford) "Equality or Crime? Redistribution Preferences and the Externalities of Inequality in Western Europe.”(PDF Document)
17:30-18:25 – Rob Franzese (University of Michigan) "Comparative Democratic Budgeteering"(PDF Document)

21:00 -- Conference dinner (Trattoria Alla Madonna, Calle alla Madonna,San Polo 594, Venice)

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Sunday 10th March

9.00 -9.55 - Tim Feddersen (Northwestern University) "Polarization and Income Inequality: A Model of Unequal Democracy"

9.55 - 10.50 - David Myatt (London Business School) "A Theory of Protest Voting"(PDF Document)

10.50- 11.10 Coffee Break
 
11:10 - 12.05 – Jim Snyder (Harvard University and NBER) "Primary Elections and the Quality of Elected Officials"(PDF Document)
 
12.05 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 –14.25 – David Soskice (LSE) TBA
 
14:25 - 15.20– Alastair Smith (New York University) "Prizes, Groups and Pivotality in a Poisson Voting Game"(PDF Document)

Conference close