Political Economy in the Chicago Area

PROGRAM

FRIDAY, October 9, 2009
Gleacher Center, Room 206

 

9 - 9:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Mattias Polborn - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; “A Political-Economy Model of Taxation and Government Expenditures with Differentiated Candidates”  with Stefan Krasa - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10:30 - 11 a.m.
Refreshment Break, 206 Foyer

11 - Noon
Matthew Gentzkow - University of Chicago Booth School of Business; “The Effect of Newspaper Entry and Exit on Electoral Politics” with Jesse M. Shapiro - University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch, 250 Lounge

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Konstantin Sonin - Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management; “A Political Theory of Populism” with Daron Acemoglu - MIT and Georgy Egorov - Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Refreshment Break, 206 Foyer

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
Daniel Diermeier - Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management “Legislative Bargaining with Reconsideration” with Pohan Fong - Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management

3:45 - 4 p.m.
Refreshment Break, 206 Foyer

4 - 5 p.m.
Kerwin Charles - University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy; “Voting and the Labor Market” with Melvin Stephens - University of Michigan.

5 p.m.
Adjourn to Reception and Dinner, 220 Lounge


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