Frontiers in Political Economy
Avancées récentes en économie politique

Organized by/Organisée par
CIRPÉE/UQAM

FEBRUARY, 15-16/15-16  FÉVRIER 2008

HÔTEL GOUVERNEUR PLACE DUPUIS
1415 RUE ST-HUBERT/CORNER STE-CATHERINE (carte routière/map)

ROOM/SALLE LONGUEUIL/ 6TH FLOOR/6e ÉTAGE

PDF PROGRAM/PROGRAMME PDF

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS/LISTE DE PARTICIPANTS
 

Friday, February 15/Vendredi 15 février 2008
Chair/President: Maria Gallego (Wilfrid Laurier University)
 

14H00-15H00

ASHWORTH, Scott (Princeton University) and/et K. Shotts

Does Informative Media Commentary Reduce Politicians Incentives to Pander?

Discussant/Commentateur: Elena Panova (UQAM)

 
15H00-16H00

Sophie BADE (Penn-State University) and/et A. Rice

Political Advocacy with Collective Decision Making

Discussant/Commentateur: Arnaud Dellis (Université Laval)

 

16H00-16H30

Coffee break/Pause café

 
16H30-17H30

Antonio MERLO (University of Pennsylvania) et/and T. Palfrey

External Validation by Parameter Recovery: An Application to Voter Turnout Model

Discussant/Commentateur: Maria Gallego (Wilfrid Laurier University)

 

19H00

DÎNER/DINNER (sur invitation)

 

Saturday, February 16/Samedi 16 février 2008

Chair/President:
Helios Herrera (Columbia University and ITAM)
 
 
9H00-10H00

Roger LAGUNOFF (Georgetown University) and/et J. Bai

On the «Faustian» Dynamics of Policy and Political Power

Discussant/Commentateur: Alessandro Riboni (Université de Montréal)

 
10H00-11H00

Franceso TREBBI (University of Chicago GSB) et/and Matilde Bombardini

Votes or Money? Theory and Evidence from the US Congress

Discussant/Commentateur: Nicolas Sahuguet (HEC Montréal)
 

 
11H00-11H15

Coffee break/Pause café

 
11H15-12H15

DEGAN, Arianna (UQAM)

Mobilization and Persuasion of Political Advertising

Discussant/Commentateur: Helios Herrera (Columbia University and/et ITAM)
 

 
12H15-13H30

Lunch

Chair/President: Al Slivinski (University of Western Ontario)

 
13H45-14H45

CALLANDER, Steven (Northwestern University)

Can Good Policies be Found? Repeated Elections, Learning and Policy Dynamics

Discussant/Commentateur: Martin Osborne (University of Toronto)

 
14H45-15H00

Coffee break/Pause café

 
15H00-16H00

POLBRON, Mattias K. (University of Illinois) et/and Matthias Messner

The Option to Wait in Collective Decisions

Discussant/Commentateur: Al Slivinski (University of Western Ontario)

 
 

End of Conference/Fin de la conférence

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