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Warwick/Princeton/Utah Political Economy Conference 2017

Fri, 19 May - Sat, 20 May '17
Location: Venice, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava

The University of Warwick in Venice, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, 19-20 May 2017

Programme

The Conference will feature a range of academics from across the world presenting papers on a number of topics.

Friday, 19 May

9.15 – 10.00

Arrival: Registration, Coffee and Welcome from the Organisers

Session 1

 

10:00 – 11.00

Adam Meirowitz, University of Utah, "Third Party Intervention and Strategic Militarization"

11.00 – 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 – 12.15

Daniele Paserman, Boston University, "Climate Change Policies and Electoral Accountability."

12.15 - 14.00 Lunch

Session 2

 

14.00 – 15.00

Cathy Hafer, NYU, "Who Gets Credit? News-Gathering Competition and Political Accountability"

15.00 – 16.00

Jim Snyder, Harvard University, "Is Soft News a Turn-Off? Evidence from Italian TV News Viewship"

16.00 – 16.15

Coffee break

16.15 – 17.15

David Levine, European University Institute, "Voter Turnout with Peer Punishment"

21:00 onwards

Dinner

Saturday, 20 May

Session 3

 

10.00 – 11.00

Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, Paris School of Economics, "Middleman Minorities and Ethnic Violence: Anti-Jewish Pogroms in the Russian Empire"

11.00 – 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 – 12.15

Thomas Palfrey, California Institue of Technology, "Candidate Entry and Political Polarization: An Experimental Study"

12.15 - 14.00

Lunch

Session 4

 

14:00 – 15:00

Francesco Trebbi, University of British Columbia, "Factions in Nondemocracies: Theory and Evidence from the Chinese Communist Party"

15:00 – 16.00

German Gieczewski, Princetown University, "Policy Persistence and Drift in Organisations"

16.00 – 16.15

Coffee break

16.15 – 17.15

Pablo Querubin, NYU, “National Building Through Foreign Intervention: Evidence from Discontinuities in Military Strategies”