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), with Leonardo Bursztyn (University of Chicago), Davide Cantoni (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Noam Yuchtman (UC Berkeley), and Y. Jane Zhang (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Discussant: Pia Raffler (Harvard)
10:50AM “Sequential Vote Buying”
Ying Chen (Johns Hopkins University), with Jan Zápal (CERGE-EI)
Discussant: Matias Iaryczower (Princeton)
11:55AM “Majoritarian Bargaining over Budgetary Divisions and Policy” (To access this document, please email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rebecca Morton (NYU Abu Dhabi), with Andrzej Baranski (Ohio State University) and Nicholas Haas (New York University)
Discussant: Pedro Dal Bó (Brown)
2:15PM “Cumulative Voting in Shareholder Meetings” (To access this document, please email email@example.com)
Laurent Bouton (Georgetown), with Aniol Llorente-Saguer (Queen Mary University of London), Antonin Macé (Paris School of Economics), and Dimitrios Xefteris (University of Cyprus)
Discussant: German Gieczewski (Princeton)
3:20PM “The Long-Run Consequences of Racial Integration Through Busing on Partisanship and Turnout” (To access this document, please email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ethan Kaplan (Maryland), 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.