DRAFT

Political Economy Conference

Friday, February 24, 2023
9:30am
to
Saturday, February 25, 2023
4:00pm
Add to Cal
Baxter Lecture Hall
Empirical Models of Political Economy

Friday, February 24, 2023

9:30 am Registration and Breakfast

10:00 am Bernardo Silveira – UCLA
"Risk and Information in Dispute Resolution" (joint with Yunmi Kong and Xun Tang)
Discussant: Tasos Kalandrakis, University of Rochester

11:00 am Christian Cox – Yale University
"Campaign Finance in the Age of Super PACs"
Discussant: Chad Kendall, USC

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Greg Martin – Stanford University
"Willingness to Pay for Local News" (joint with Cameron Pfiffer and Shoshana Vasserman)
Discussant: Yi Xin, Caltech

2:00 pm Karam Kang – Tepper Business School, Carnegie Mellon
"Narrowing the Digital Divide: Political Incentives and Provider Competition" (joint with Mo Xiao)
Discussant: Zhao Li, Princeton University

3:00 pm Break

3:30 pm Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma – Caltech
"Reputation in a Committee with Multiple Principals" (joint with Matias Iaryczower and Paola Moscariello)
Discussant: Hulya Eraslan, Rice University

7:00 pm Dinner: The Athenaeum

Saturday, February 25, 2023

9:00 am Breakfast

9:30 am Jennifer Larson – Vanderbilt University
"Reducing Prejudice Towards Refugees in Uganda: Evidence that Social Networks Influence Attitude Change"
Discussant: John Marshall, Columbia University

10:30 am Sergio Montero – University of Rochester
"How do Gender Quotas Impact Electoral Accountability?" (joint with Zuheir Desai and Varun Karekurve-Ramachandra)
Discussant: Holger Sieg, University of Pennsylvania

11:30 am Lunch

12:30 pm Cesi Cruz – UCLA
"Making Policies Matter: Voter response to Campaign Promises" (joint with Philip Keefer, Julien Labonne and Francesco Trebbi)
Discussant: Miguel Rueda, Emory University

1:30 pm Nathan Canen – University of Houston
"Lobbying as Insurance Against Policy Uncertainty"
Discussant: In Song Kim, MIT

2:30 pm Break

3:00 pm Michael Gibilisco – Caltech
"Tug of War: The Heterogeneous Effects of Outbidding between Terrorist Groups" (joint with Casey Crisman-Cox)
Discussant: Kris Ramsay, Princeton University

For more information, please contact Barbara Estrada by phone at 626-395-4083 or by email at bestrada@hss.caltech.edu.