ECON 3010: Graduate Student Workshop in Political Economy and Culture

ECON 3010: Graduate Student Workshop in Political Economy and Culture

 

Fall 2019

Seminar meets Thursdays in Littauer M-16 from 12:00-1:15PM.  Lunch is provided.

Date
Speaker
Title

Sep. 12

Shom Mazumder
(Harvard University)
"A Brief Moment in the Sun: Race, Politics, and the Prison in Late 19th Century Georgia"

Sep. 29

Max Winkler
(University of Zurich)
"Shocks and Cultural Tightness"

Sep. 26

Michael Thaler
(Harvard University)
"The 'Fake News' Effect: An Experiment on Motivated Reasoning and Trust in News"

Oct. 3

Moya Chin
(Harvard University)
"Electoral Systems and Political Incentives"

Oct. 10

Alejandro Lagomarsino
(Harvard University)

"The Welfare Ratchet Effect: Evidence from Uruguay"

Oct. 17

Clemence Tricaud
(École Polytechnique)
"Better Alone? Evidence on the Costs of Inter-municipal Cooperation"

Oct. 24

Tzachi Raz
(Harvard University)
"Free Land: The Homestead Act and the Development of the American West"

Oct. 31

Casey Petroff
(Harvard University)

"The Politics of Science: Evidence from Public Health in the 19th Century"

Nov. 7

Lydia Assouad
(Paris School of Economics)
"Leaders Matter: Ataturk's Visits and Nation-building in Turkey"

Nov. 14

Anke Becker
(Harvard University)

&

Samuel Lite
(Harvard University)

"Women's Within Household Bargaining Power: The Role of Women's Historical Importance in Subsistence"

&

"Lobbying and Asset Returns"

Nov. 21

Brian Wheaton
(Harvard University)
"Secularization and the Decline of the U.S. Working-Class"

Nov. 28

Thanksgiving  

 

 

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