Valentino Larcinese (LSE, Government): “The Effect of the Internet on the U.S. Presidential Elections” (with Luke Miner)
Discussant: Piero Stanig (Bocconi, Policy Analysis and Public Management)
Ronny Razin (LSE, Economics), “Persuasion with Correlation Neglect” (joint with Gilat Levy and Ines Moreno de Barreda).
Discussant: Cathy Hafer (NYU, Politics)
Santiago Oliveros (Essex, Economics) “Collective Hold-Up’’ (with Matias Iaryczower).
Discussant: David Myatt (LBS, Economics)
Young Scholars Panel
Nelson A. Ruiz (LSE, Development): “The Power of Money. The Consequence of Electing a Privately Funded Politician.”
Hannah Simpson (NYU Politics and IAS, Toulouse): “Justice for Sale: Political Exigency and the Rule of Law.”
Carlo Horz (NYU Politics and IAS, Toulouse): “Propaganda, Cognitive Constraints, and Instruments of Political Survival.”
Reception and Dinner at La Pietra
Massimo Morelli (Bocconi, Policy Analysis and Public Management): “From Weber to Kafka: Political Instability and the Rise of an Inefficient Bureaucracy” (joint with Luigi Guiso, Gabriele Gratton and Claudio Michelacci).
Discussant: Sandy Gordon (NYU, Politics)
Paola Profeta (Bocconi, Policy Analysis and Public Management): “Let the Voters Choose Women. Female Representation and Public Policies” (with A. Baltrunaite, A. Casarico, and G. Savio.)
Discussant: Andy Eggers (Nuffield College, Oxford)
Andrea Mattozzi (EUI, Florence, Economics): “The Good Old Spendthrift: The Fiscal Effect of Political Tenure”
Discussant: Alastair Smith (NYU, Politics)
Kostas Matakos (King’s College, Political Economy): “Waking Up to a Golden Dawn: The Effect of Exposure to the Refugee Crisis on Political Behaviour, Support for Far-right Parties and Attitudes towards Refugees” (joint with Dominik Hangartner, Elias Dinas, and Dimitris Xefteris)
Discussant: Dominik Duell (Essex, Government)
Alexandra Cirone (Columbia, Political Science and LSE, Government): “Cabinets, Committees, and Careers: A Natural Experiment in 19th Century France” (joint with Brenda Van Coppenolle)
Discussant: Ray Duch (Nuffield College, Oxford)