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. 19

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

Sep. 26

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

Oct. 3

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

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

Gloria Gennaro
(Bocconi University)

"Banlieue at the Ballot Box - Immigration and Political Outcomes in the Suburbs"

Nov. 7

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

Nov. 14

Anke Becker
(Harvard University)

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

Nov. 21

No meeting

Nov. 28

Thanksgiving  

 

 

Course Summary:

Date Details