Friday 19th February

Location: Hemmerdinger Hall & Silverstein Lounge

8:30 – 9:00 AM | Registration and Breakfast

9:00 – 9:10 AM | Welcome

9:10 – 10:00 AM| 1st Paper

Tim Johnson, Willamette University, “Trust and Risk in the Decision to Enter a Randomized Experiment”

Discussant: Oeindrila Dube (New York University)

10:00 – 10:50 AM| 2nd Paper

Denise Laroze, University of Essex, “The Impact of Group Identity on Coalition Formation” coauthored by David Hugh-Jones, School of Economics, (University of East Anglia); Arndt Leininger (Hertie School Of Governance)

Discussant: Kai Ou (New York University)

10:50 – 11:20 AM| Break

11:20 – 12:10 PM| 3rd Paper

Julie Wronski, University of Mississippi, “Helping the Homeless: Empathy, Race and Perceptions of Homelessness in America” coauthored with Kimberly Gross (George Washington University)

Discussant: Shana Gadarian (Syracuse University)

12:10 – 1:00 PM| 4th Paper

Alexandra Scacco, New York University, “Youth Vocational Training and Conflict Mitigation: An Experimental Test of Social Contact Theory in Nigeria” coauthored with Shana Warren (New York University)

Discussant: Ryan Enos (Harvard University)

1:00 – 2:00 PM| Lunch (Silverstein Lounge)

2:00 – 2:50 PM | 5th Paper

Gabriella Sacramone-Lutz, Columbia University, “Information Technology and Political Engagement: Mixed Evidence from Uganda” coauthored with Guy Grossman (University of Pennsylvania) & Macartan Humphreys (Columbia University)

Discussant: Gregory Huber (Yale University)

2:50 – 3:10 PM | Break

3:10 – 5:30 PM | Panel on”Experiments in International Relations”

Enrique Fatas, University of East Anglia, “(Weak) Democracies go to war” coauthored with Jordi Brandts (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) Catherine Eckel (Texas A&M University)

Ted Hsuan Yun Chen, Pennsylvania State University, “Measuring Audience Cost: An Experimental Design that Recovers Preference for Consistency with Less Confounding”

Rueben Kline, Stony Brook University, “Distributional Equity in Climate Change Policy: Responsibility, Capacity, and Vulnerability” coauthored with Aseem Mahajan, (Harvard University); Dustin Tingley, (Harvard University)

Discussant: Bernd Beber (New York University), Jon Woon (University of Pittsburgh)

5:40pm -7 pm Poster Session Hemmerdinger Hall

Mia Costa, University of Massachusetts Amherst, “How Responsive are Political Elites? A Meta-Analysis of Experiments on Public Officials”

Sonke Ehret, New York University, “On Whiners and Winners. Reference Dependence in Redistribution Decisions”

Mitchell Goist, Penn State University, “Traditional Institutions and Cooperation: Evidence from Buganda” co-authored with Florian Kern (University of Konstanz)

Xiaoli Guo, Florida State University, “Strategy or Bias: Endowment Effect in Crisis Bargaining”

Dean Knox, MIT, “Words Don’t Fit The Picture: Measuring the Effects of Emotional Displays in Campaign Speeches” co-authored with Christopher Lucas (Harvard), Justin de Benedictis-Kessner (MIT)

Daniel Mahler, Harvard University & University of Copenhagen, “The Impact of Altruistic Voting on Election Outcomes: Evidence from Denmark and the US”

Ata Muhammad, University of Paris-1, “Determinants of success and failure for Public Private Partnership Projects: An empirical analysis of PPI database from 1990-2010”

Kal Munis, University of Virginia, “Can Grammar Really Win Elections? Reexamining Grammatical Effects Upon Political Evaluation.”

Lina Maria Restrepo-Plaza, University of East Anglia, “The Intrinsic Value of Power” Co-authored with Enrique Fatas (University of East Anglia)

Melissa Sands, Harvard University, “Does exposure to poverty change preferences for redistribution?”

Jose Santiago Arroyo Mina,Universidad Santiago de Cali (Colombia), “Economic behavior of fishers under climate-related uncertainty: results from field experiments in Mexico and Colombia” co-authored with Nikolaos Georgantzís (University of Reading), Daniel Revollo and Alonso Aguilar (UNAM – Mexico)

Jerome Schafer, Yale, “Delayed Gratification and Voter Turnout”

Lior Sheffer, University of Toronto, “Political Decision Making Under Uncertainty: Politicians’ Risk Preferences are Affected by Choice Frames and Implied Accountability” co-authored with Professor Peter J. Loewen (University of Toronto)

Koba Turmanidze, Central European University Budapest & CRRC Giorgia, , “Promise a little or lie: What policy proposals maximize votes?”

7 pm- 9 pm Hors d’oeuvres and drinks to be served in the Silverstein Lounge