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Warwick/Princeton Political Economy Conference

The University of Warwick in Venice, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava
14 - 16 March 2014
Organisers: Francesco Squintani (Warwick) and Adam Meirowitz (Princeton)


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

Friday 14th March  
9.00 Dinner at Restaurant Vecio Fritolin
Saturday 15th March  
10.00-11.00 Torun Dewan (LSE)
On Good Leaders and their Associates (with Francesco Squintani)
Discussant: Nolan McCarty (Princeton)
11.00-11.30 Coffee Break

Massimo Morelli (Columbia University)
Power Wars (with Helios Herrera, and Salvatore Nunnari)
Discussant: Mark Fey (University of Rochester)

12.30 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 3.00

Rebecca Morton (New York University)
The Effects of Privacy in Voting
Discussant: Erik Snowberg (Caltech)

3.15-4.15 Sandeep Baliga (Northwestern University)
Bargaining with Strategic Moves" (with Tomas Sjostrom)
Discussant: Kris Ramsey (Princeton University)
4.15-4.30 Tea Break
4.30 - 5.30

Dan Bernhardt (University of Warwick)
Vanguards in Revolution: Sacrifice, Radicalism, and Coercion (with Mehdi Shadmehr)
Discussant: Gilat Levy (LSE)

7.00 Dinner
Sunday 16th March


9.00 - 10.00

Robin Burgess (LSE)
The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya
Discussant: Matt Shum (Caltech)

10.15-11.15 Avidit Acharya (University of Rochester)
Sincere Voting in Large Elections (with Adam Meirowitz)
Discussant: David Myatt (London Business School)
11.15-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 - 12.30

Matias Iaryczower (Princeton University)
Project Size in Agency Relationships". (with Nemanja Antic ).
Discussant: Ethan Bueno de Mesquita (University of Chicago)

12.30 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 3.00

Ronni Razin (LSE)
Correlation Neglect, Voting Behaviour and Polarization (with Gilat Levy)
Discussant: Alex Hirsch

3.15 - 4.15

Vera Troeger (University of Warwick)
The Politics of Strategic Budgeteering
Discussant: Laura Mayoral (UAE)

Warwick in Venice (for information about the Palazzo Pesaro-Papafava)


Directions to the conference venue

Hotel Una 

Hotel Giorgione 

Hotel Ca D'Oro


Downloadable Copy of Programme:

Programme (PDF Document)


Reimbursement forms:

Expense form (PDF Document)

Bank details form (Word Document)