Political Economy Breakfast

The Columbia Political Economy Breakfast is a forum for faculty, visitors and advanced graduate students to present work in progress in political economy.

Our meetings are on Tuesdays, 9:00-10:00 in 707 IAB (map ). Coffee and bagels/pastries are provided.

The organizers for Fall 2015: Alessandra Casella and Suresh Naidu.
Student coordinator: Anna Wilke

If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact one of the organizers and the student coordinator.

The schedule for the semester will be organized during the first meeting on September 15th. If you are interested in presenting but cannot come to this meeting, please email one of the organizers or the student coordinator. Students are encouraged to register officially for the Colloquium and to come regularly.

Fall 2015 Schedule

September 15
Elliott Ash
(Columbia Economics)
Tax Laws and Tax Capacity: A Machine-Learning Approach Using State Legislation
September 22
Meiping Sun
(Columbia Economics)
Unexpected Crowd-Funding on the Hudson: Why Riders Are Lending Their Subway Authority 150 Million More Dollars Interest-Free?
September 29
Goran Lazarevski
(Columbia Economics)
Lobbying for patent protection in an international setting
October 6
Tinghua Yu
(Columbia Political Science)
Career Incentives and Policy Experimentation

Kolby Hanson
(Columbia Political Science)
Hiring and Firing: Rebel Recruiting Competition and Civilian Violence
October 13
Maria Snegovaya
(Columbia Political Science)
Determinants of Support for Radical Parties in Hungary
October 20
Daniel Rappoport
(Columbia Economics)
Prejudicial vs. Probative: a Rational Model for Excluding Informative Evidence in Trials
October 27
Manuel Puente
(Columbia Economics)
Learning to play the Nash Equilibrium in Level-k models: an experimental approach
November 10
Robert Barron
(Columbia Economics)
The Relationship Between Redistricting and Campaign Finance: Some Empirics
November 17
Jeremy Ward
(Columbia Economics)
Individual Behaviour in Group Decision Models
November 24
Session cancelled

December 1
Tara Lyn Slough
(Columbia Political Science)
Exploration of Public Opinion toward International Migration in India

Alicia Cooperman
(Columbia Political Science)
(Un)Natural Disasters: Distributive Politics in Northeast Brazil
December 8
Session cancelled