8th Annual Political Economy in the Chicago Area Conference

October 24, 2014

 

Kellogg School of Management

Northwestern University

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Wieboldt Hall
340 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

This event brings together researchers in political economy from the greater Chicago area to present papers, share ideas, and foster a more collaborative research community. The conference is intended for rigorous theoretical, empirical, and experimental work in the field of political economy.

Conference Agenda for Political Economy in the Chicago Area
Friday, October 24, 2014
Wieboldt Hall, 340 East Superior Street, Chicago
Conference Room # 305

8:30-9:00

Breakfast
 

9:00-10:00

Chris Berry and Anthony Fowler, Harris School of Public Policy Studies at University of Chicago, “Cardinals or Clerics?  Congressional Committees and the Distribution of Pork

10:00-10:30

Coffee Break
 

10:30-11:30

Ronen Gradwohl, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, “Voting in the Limelight”

11:30-12:30

Stefan Krasa and Mattias Polborn, University of Illinois – Urbana / Champaign, “A Characterization of Core Supporters and Party Switchers 

12:30-2:00

Lunch - Wieboldt Hall, Room # 323
 

2:00-3:00

Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, Harris School of Public Policy Studies at University of Chicago, “Factional Conflict and Territorial Rents” 

3:00-4:00

Jorg Spenkuch, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, “Backward Induction in the Wild:  Evidence from the U.S. Senate

4:00-4:30

Coffee Break
 

4:30-5:30

Navin Kartik and Richard Van Weelden, University of Chicago, "Informative Cheap Talk in Elections"

5:30-

Dinner - Wieboldt Hall, Room # 440

 

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Please contact Margaret ("Peggy") Cornog
(847-491-5131) for further information


Organizers

Georgy Egorov
( Northwestern University – Kellogg/MEDS)

Ethan Bueno de Mesquita
( University of Chicago – Harris School)

Emir Kamenica
( University of Chicago – Booth)

Sponsors

Hosted by the Ford Motor Company for Global Citizenship at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern

Co-sponsored by the University of Chicago Booth's Initiative on Global Markets and the Chicago-Harris’s Center on Policy Entrepreneurship.

Kellogg School of Management
2001 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208