Agenda

Research Group on Political Institutions and Economic Policy
PIEP XXXIX

Cambridge, April 9, 2022

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 “Politics Transformed? How Ranked Choice Voting Shapes Electoral Strategies”

  • Speaker: Peter Buisseret (Harvard)
  • Discussants: Kathleen Bawn (UCLA) and Catherine Hafer (NYU)

11:00–11:30AM Coffee break

11:30 AM–1:30PMThe end of slavery in Brazil: Escape and resistance on the road to freedom

  • Speaker: Arthur Silve and François Seyler (Laval)
  • Discussants: Emily Sellars (Yale) and Daniel Trefler (Toronto)

1:30PM–3:00PM Lunch

3:00PM–5:00PMDiscrimination and State Capacity: Evidence from WWII U.S. Army Enlistment

  • Speaker: Nancy Qian (Northwestern)
  • Discussants: Saumitra Jha (Stanford) and Kenneth Scheve (Yale)
See also: April 9, 2022