Venue & Dates:
The Seventh Columbia University Conference in Political Economy will be held at the East Gallery of the Maison Française, Columbia University (get directions) on Friday, December 13th.
9:25AM Welcome and Introductions
9:30AM “Persistent Political Engagement: Social Interactions and the Dynamics of Protest Movements”
David Yang (Harvard) (Co-authored with Leonardo Bursztyn, U Chicago, Davide Cantoni, Ludwig-Maximilians, Noam Yuchtman, UC Berkeley, and Y. Jane Zhang, HKUST)
Discussant: Pia Raffler (Harvard)
10:50AM “Sequential Vote Buying”
Ying Chen (Johns Hopkins) (Co-authored with Jan Zápal, CERGE-EI)
Discussant: German Gieczewski (Princeton)
11:55AM “Majoritarian Bargaining over Budgetary Divisions and Policy”
Rebecca Morton (NYU Abu Dhabi) (Co-authored with Andrzej Baranski, Ohio State and Nicholas Haas, NYU)
2:15PM “Cumulative Voting in Shareholder Meetings”
Laurent Bouton (Georgetown) (Co-authored with Aniol Llorente-Saguer, Queen Mary, Antonin Macé, Paris School of Economics, and Dimitrios Xefteris, U Cyprus)
Discussant: Matias Iaryczower (Princeton)
3:20PM “The Long-Run Consequences of Racial Integration Through Busing on Partisanship and Turnout”
Ethan Kaplan (Maryland) (Co-authored with Jorg Spenkuch, Northwestern and Cody Tuttle, Maryland)
Discussant: Hye-Young You (NYU)
4:40PM “What is socialism today? Conceptions of a cooperative economy”
John Roemer (Yale)
Discussant: Suresh Naidu (Columbia)
* Each session includes 45 minutes of presentations, 10 minutes of discussion and 10 minutes of Q&A.
We are grateful to Columbia University’s Institute for Social and Economic and Research and Policy in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (ISERP), Program for Economic Research (PER), Economics Department, and Political Science Department for financial support.