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Political Economy Lunch Group (PELG) Speaker Series

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This formal speaker series, co-sponsored by the Center for Commerce and Diplomacy, is for faculty and Ph.D. students who are eager to engage with the world's leading scholars. Learn more about the series here.

Information about the Faculty Reading Group events can be found here.

The PELG is organized by Renee Bowen, Lawrence Broz, Maria Carreri, Federica Izzo, Francisco Garfias, and Sara Lowes.

If you would like to be added to the PELG mailing list, please email Renee Bowen.

Fall 2020 PELG Speakers

October 6, 2020 Jhacova Williams, RAND Corporation
"Confederate Streets and Black-White Labor Market Differentials"
October 13, 2020 Carlo Schwarz, Bocconi University
"Social Media and Vote Outcomes: Evidence from the United States" (with Thomas Fujiwara and Karsten Müller)
October 20, 2020 Olle Folke, Uppsala University
October 27, 2020 Diana Van Patten, Princeton University
"Multinationals, Monopsony and Local Development: Evidence from the United Fruit Company"
November 10, 2020 Ro'ee Levy, MIT
"Social Media, News Consumption, and Polarization: Evidence from a Field Experiment"
November 17, 2020 Raquel Fernandez, New York University
"Universal Basic Income: A Dynamic Assessment"
December 1, 2020 Svetlana Kosterina, University of Pittsburgh
"Delegated Bargaining"

Winter 2021 PELG Speakers

January 12, 2021 Michael TingColumbia University
January 26, 2021 Asya Magazinnik, MIT
February 9, 2021 Enriqueta Aragones, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
February 16, 2021 Scott Ashworth, Harris School of Public Policy - University of Chicago
February 23, 2021 Andy Eggers, University of Chicago
March 9, 2021 Marko Klašnja, Georgetown University