Political Economy Seminar Series

Select Mondays, 12:00pm at the Kellogg School of Management, Global Hub Room 5201

Seminar Series Coordinators: Erika Deserranno and Jorg Spenkuch

To be added to the email list for this series, please contact Carly Loonan (carly.loonan@kellogg.northwestern.edu)

Upcoming Events

  • Guo Xu

    Dec 10, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

Past Events

  • Guo Xu

    Dec 10, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Pia Raffler

    Dec 03, 2018, 12:00 PM

    Title TBA

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Mehdi Shadmehr

    Nov 26, 2018, 12:00 PM

    Title TBA

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Marco Battaglini

    Nov 05, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "Endogenous Social Connections in the U.S. Congress"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Raymond Fisman

    Oct 15, 2018, 12:00 PM

    “Some New Facts (And a Little Theory) on Corruption in Government Procurement”

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Vincent Pons

    Oct 01, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "Rankings Matter Even When They Shouldn't: Bandwagon Effect in Two-Round Elections"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Markets and Organizations in Emerging Economies

    Jun 29, 2018, 7:30 AM

    The Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship at the Kellogg School of Management is pleased to host the Markets and Organizations in Emerging Economies Conference on June 29 and June 30th, 2018 at the Kellogg Global Hub. The goal of the conference is to bring together researchers who are working on theoretical, empirical and experimental research on the broad theme of organizations and markets in developing economies.

    This single-track conference will kick-off Friday morning with a full day of programming followed by an off-site dinner. Saturday’s programming will start in the morning and will conclude mid-day.

  • Paul Niehaus (UCSD)

    Jun 04, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "Authentication and Targeted Transfers"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Sergio Montero (University of Rochester)

    May 21, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "Learning about Growth and Democracy"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Tavneet Suri (MIT)

    May 14, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "The Perils of Voter Mobilization"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Melissa Dell (Harvard)

    May 07, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "The Violent Consequences of Trade-Induced Worker Displacement in Mexico"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Enriqueta Aragones (Barcelona)

    Apr 30, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "Electoral Competition in a Multi-Level Government: Catalonia in Spain"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Benjamin Olken (MIT)

    Apr 23, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "The Development Effects of the Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System in Java"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Patrick Francois (U of British Columbia)

    Apr 16, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "Reservations and the Politics of Fear"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Hye Young You (NYU)

    Apr 09, 2018, 12:00 PM

    "Active Firms and Active Shareholders: Corporate Political Activity and Shareholder Proposals"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Daniel Keniston (Yale)

    Dec 04, 2017, 4:00 PM

    "The Efficient Deployment of Police Resources: Theory and New Evidence from a Randomized Drunk Driving Crackdown in India"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Ruben Enikolopov (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

    Nov 13, 2017, 12:00 PM

    "Social Media and Protest Participation: Evidence from Russia"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Tommaso Nannicini (Bocconi University)

    Nov 06, 2017, 12:30 PM

    "Adventures of a Political Economist in the World of Policy Making"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Pamela Campa (University of Calgary)

    Oct 30, 2017, 12:00 PM

    "Politico-economic regimes and attitudes: Female workers under state socialism"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Nageeb Ali (Penn State)

    Oct 16, 2017, 12:00 PM

    "The Perverse Politics of Polarization"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Ernesto Dal Bo (UC Berkeley)

    Oct 02, 2017, 12:00 PM

    "What We Know (and Don't Know) About Who Becomes a Politician"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Ernest Liu (Princeton University)

    Sep 25, 2017, 12:00 PM

    "Industrial Policies and Economic Development"

    Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Paola Giuliano

    May 15, 2017, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    UCLA
    Title Forthcoming
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Global Hub Room 4101

  • May 01, 2017, 12:15 PM

    A Market Equilibrium Approach to Reduce the Incidence of Vote-Buying: Evidence from Uganda, with Chris Blattman, Ben Marx, and Otis Reid

    MEDS Dept: Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Apr 10, 2017, 12:15 PM

    RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINES: LABOR-SAVING TECHNOLOGY AND UNREST IN ENGLAND, 1830-32

    MEDS Dept: Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Apr 03, 2017, 12:15 PM

    Priors Rule: When Do Malfeasance Revelations Help or Hurt Incumbent Parties?

    MEDS Dept: Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Mar 06, 2017, 12:15 PM

    Opening Hours of Polling Stations and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

    MEDS Dept: Political Economy Seminar Series

  • Rohini Pande

    Nov 14, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    Harvard Kennedy School
    E-governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India 
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561

  • Raul Sanchez de la Sierra

    Oct 24, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    University of California Berkeley
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561

  • Adam Meirowitz

    Oct 17, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    Princeton University
    Information Sharing and Moral Hazard in Team Production of Public Goods
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561

  • Tiberiu Dragu

    Oct 10, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    New York University
    The Dynamic Foundations of Terrorism and Counterterrorism
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561

  • Pedro Dal Bo

    Oct 03, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    Brown University
    The Demand for Bad Policy when Voters Underappreciate Equilibrium Effects
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561

  • Filipe Campante

    Sep 26, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    Harvard University
    Development and Political Conflict in the Global Network of Air Links
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561

  • David Broockman

    Sep 19, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    Stanford University
    Asymmetric Misperceptions of Public Opinion Among Political Elites
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561

  • Thomas Fujiwara

    May 02, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    Princeton University
    “Votes, Seats, and Bargaining in Government Formation”
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561

  • Luis C. Corchon

    Apr 25, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    Carlos III University
    "Relinquishing Power, Exploitation and Political Unemployment in Democratic Organizations"

    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561

  • Stelios Michalopoulos

    Apr 18, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    Brown University
    "The Consequences of the French Revolution in the Short and  Longue Durée"
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561

  • Hulya Eraslan

    Apr 11, 2016, 12:15 PM

    MEDS Department

    Political Economy Seminar Series
    Rice University
    Information Acquisition under Persuasive Precedent versus Binding Precedent
    12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Jacobs Center Room 561