December 6, 2014

Research Group on Political Institutions and Economic Policy

Center for Government and International Studies
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S020
Cambridge, MA 02138

December 6, 2014

Sponsored by the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University 

8:30AM–9:00AM: Continental breakfast and introductions

9:00AM–11:00AM: Session 1

11:00AM–11:30AM: Coffee break

11:30AM–1:30PM: Session 2

  • Jennifer Larson (NYU), “Why Incipient Rebellions Fail”
  • Discussants:  Macartan Humphreys (Columbia) and Nicola Persico (Northwestern)

1:30PM–3:00PM: Lunch

3:00PM–5:00PM: Session 3

  • Daniel Diermeier (Northwestern), “Private Politics and the Dynamics of Corporate Campaigns”
  • Discussants:  Alan Gerber (Yale) and Alan Wiseman (Vanderbilt)