on Saturday, September 8th, 2018.
Koo conference room. Marshall-Adams Hall, 486 West Circle Drive. East Lansing, MI 48824. Department of Economics, Michigan State U.
8.55am – 9.10am. Welcome and registration.
9.10am –10.00am. Peter Buisseret (U. Chicago): "The race to the base", with D. Bernhardt (UIUC) and S. Hidir (Warwick). Discussant: Carlo Prato (Columbia U.).
10.00am –10.50am. Stephan Krasa (U. Illinois): "Learning in legislative bargaining", with I. Hwang (U. Miami). Discussant: Renee Bowen (UCSD).
10.50am –11.00am. Coffee break.
11.00am –11.50am. Leyla Karakas (U. Syracuse): "The power of identity politics", with D. Mitra (U. Syracuse). Discussant: Konstantin Sonin (U. Chicago).
11.50am –12.40pm. Jean G. Forand (U. Waterloo): "Don't hatch the messenger?" with G. Ujhelyi (U. Houston). Discussant: Alexandra Cirone (Cornell U.).
12.40pm –2.10pm. Lunch at Phillips Hall (0.3 miles from Koo Room).
2.10pm – 3.00pm. Wiola Dziuda (U. Chicago): "Political scandal", with W. Howell (U Chicago). Discussant: Dan Bernhardt (U. Illinois).
3.00pm – 3.50pm. Davin Raiha (UWO): "Informational industrial blackmail", with A. Slivinski (UWO). Discussant: Christian Cox (Michigan State).
3.50pm – 4.10pm. Coffee break.
4.10pm – 5.00pm. Georgy Egorov (Northwestern U.): "Elections in non-democracies", with K. Sonin (U. Chicago). Discussant: Arturas Rozenas (New York U.)
5.45pm. Dinner for out-of-state participants.
PDF of the program.
Space is limited, and attendance is by invitation only. Each presentation is scheduled for 35 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of commentary by a discussant, and 5 minutes for open discussion.
Jon X. Eguia (email@example.com) and Christian Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org; student co-organizer), with support from the Department of Economics, from the Department of Political Science, and from the College of Social Sciences at Michigan State University.