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Political Economy Seminars
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
30 November 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Kevin LANG
Boston University
TBC
2 November 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Stefan KRASA
University of Illinois
TBC
26 October 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Garance GENICOT
Georgetown University
TBC
5 October 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Dr. Philip Edward KEEFER
Inter-American Development Bank
TBC
28 September 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Joseph WRIGHT
Pennsylvania State University
TBC
21 September 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Alexander HIRSCH
California Institute of Technology
TBC
14 September 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Mihaela PAPA
Tufts University
Can BRICS De-dollarize the Global Financial System?
3 August 2022
13:00-17:00
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
  Baptist-CEIBS-NTU-NUS Workshop on Political Economy
13 July 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Gabriele GRATTON
University of New South Wales
Liberty, Security, and Accountability: The Rise and Fall of Illiberal Democracies
6 July 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. John MUELLER
Ohio State University
The Stupidity of War
29 June 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Cesar MARTINELLI
George Mason University
Razor-Thin Elections
8 June 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Øivind SCHØYEN
Stanford University and UiT The Arctic University of Norway
A Theory of Moral Authority: Moral Choices Under Moral Network Externality
1 June 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Tai-Wei HU
University of Bristol
Voter Polarization and Extremism
(Discussant: Dr. Benson LEUNG)
25 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Raymond FISMAN
Boston University
Investing in Influence: Investors, Portfolio Firms, and Political Giving
18 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Xu XU
Princeton University
The Unintrusive Nature of Digital Surveillance and Its Social Consequences
4 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Stergios SKAPERDAS
University of California, Irvine
National Identity and Modern Economic Performance
27 April 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Peter BUISSERET
Harvard University
Politics Transformed? How Ranked Choice Voting Shapes Electoral Strategies
13 April 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Shaoda WANG
University of Chicago
Citizen Participation and Government Accountability: National-Scale Experimental Evidence from Pollution Appeals in China
6 April 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Yeling TAN
University of Oregon
Disaggregating China, Inc.: State Strategies in the Liberal Economic Order
23 March 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Edwin LAI
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
One Currency, Two Markets: China's Attempt to Internationalize the Renminbi
16 March 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Vincent ANESI
Université du Luxembourg
Screening for Consensus: Delegation with Collective Principals
2 March 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Bruce BUENO DE MESQUITA
New York University
The Dictator's Handbook 2/e
23 February 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Mehdi SHADMEHR
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Inspiring Regime Change
10 November 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Scott GEHLBACH
University of Chicago
A Model of Censorship, Propaganda, and Repression
29 September 2021
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Julia CAGÉ
Sciences Po
Small Campaign Contributions
(Discussant: Dr. Benson LEUNG)
15 September 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Avidit ACHARYA
Stanford University
Optimal Political Career Dynamics
1 September 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
CEIBSNTU, and NUS
Prof. Jennifer PAN
Stanford University
Re-framing China: The Counter-Narrative Strategies of Chinese State Media on Twitter
25 August 2021
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Francesco SQUINTANI
University of Warwick
Choosing Political Advisers
21 July 2021
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
CEIBSNTU, and NUS
Prof. Sergei GURIEV
Sciences Po
3G Internet and Confidence in Government
14 July 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom 
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Christopher BLATTMAN
University of Chicago
Why We Fight
30 June 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Pedro DAL BÓ
Brown University
The Democracy Effect: a Weights-based Identification Strategy
(Discussant: Prof. Ching-I HUANG)
23 June 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Gerard PADRÓ i MIQUEL
Yale University
The Rise and Fall of Local Elections in China
(Discussant: Dr. Bei QIN)
9 June 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Georgy EGOROV
Northwestern University
Social Media and Xenophobia: Theory and Evidence from Russia
2 June 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Daniel TREISMAN
University of California, Los Angeles
Informational Autocrats
5 May 2021
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Ronny RAZIN
London School of Economics
Misspecified Politics and the Recurrence of Populism
31 March 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Brian KNIGHT
Brown University
The Franchise, Policing, and Race: Evidence from Arrests Data and the Voting Rights Act
10 March 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Yuen Yuen ANG
University of Michigan
 
China’s Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption
(Discussant: Dr. Ting CHEN)
24 February 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Siwan ANDERSON
University of British Columbia
Political Quotas and Governance
(Discussant: Prof. Bei QIN)
9 December 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Marcel FAFCHAMPS
Stanford University
Intrahousehold Consumption Allocation and Demand for Agency: A Triple Experimental Investigation
18 November 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Joel MOKYR
Northwestern University
Attitudes, Aptitudes, and the Roots of the Great Enrichment
7 October 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Steven CALLANDER
Stanford University
Policy Decay and Political Competition
(Discussant: Dr. Melody LO)
30 September 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. David STRÖMBERG
University of Stockholm
Social Media and Protests in China
(Discussant: Prof. Chun-Fang CHIANG)
16 September 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Roger MYERSON
University of Chicago
State-Building Lessons from the British Empire [slides]
(Discussant: Prof. John CARROLL)
9 September 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Gérard ROLAND
University of California, Berkeley
The Deep Historical Roots Of Modern Culture: A Comparative Perspective.
(Discussant: Dr. Ting CHEN)
1 September 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Viral ACHARYA
New York University
When Is Debt Odious? A Theory of Repression and Growth Traps
12 August 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADECEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. David YANG
Harvard University
Data-intensive Innovation and the State: Evidence from AI Firms in China
5 August 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Glen WEYL
Microsoft
Implications of Covid-19 for the Global Political Economy
22 July 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Yang YAO
Peking University
Markets Price Politicians: Evidence from China's Municipal Bond Markets
24 June 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Guido TABELLINI
Bocconi University
Identity, Beliefs, and Political Conflict
17 June 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Timothy BESLEY
London School of Economics
Escaping the Climate Trap? Values, Technologies, and Politics
10 June 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Patrick FRANÇOIS
University of British Columbia
A Theory of Elite-Initiated Democratization Illustrated with the Case of Myanmar
13 May 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Konstantin SONIN
University of Chicago
Persuasion on Networks

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