Institute of Political Economy and Governance


Seminars 2017-18

Seminars will take place on Wednesdays from 1 to 2.30 pm, Seminar room 24.S05 at Mercè Rodoreda building, unless indicated otherwise.
See map for exact location

This is the list of seminars for this academic year 2017 – 18:

October 9 –  Please note different day, Monday, time, 11 am, and room, 24.009

Katia Zhuravskaya (Paris School of Economics)

“Middleman Minorities and Ethnic Violence: Anti-Jewish Pogroms in the Russian Empire” (Joint with I. Grosfeld and S. Orcan Sakalli)

October 11 

Joachim Voth (Zurich University)

“Ego Trips to the Grave: Relative Position and Risk Taking among German Fighter Pilots, 1939‐45” (Joint with P. Ager, L. Bursztyn and L. Leucht)

October 17 – joint with DEE LPD’s seminars: please note different day, Tuesday, and time, 1 pm – 

Jacob Svensson (IEES, Stockholm University)

“TBA”

March 15 – joint with DEE LPD’s seminars: please note different day, Thursday, and time, 1 pm – 

Nancy Qian (Northwestern University)

“TBA”

March 20 – joint with DEE LPD’s seminars: please note different day, Tuesday, and time, 1 pm – 

Saumitra Jha (Stanford Univeristy)

“TBA”

April 4– joint with DEE LPD’s seminars: please note different day, Tuesday, and time, 1 pm – 

Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi)

“TBA”

April 18

Abhijit Banerjee (MIT)

“TBA”

April 27-  Please note different day, Friday, time, 13 pm, and room, TBA

Nicola Persico (Kellogg, Northwestern University)

“TBA”

May 16

Moses Shayo (Hebrew University)

“TBA”

May 22 – joint with DEE LPD’s seminars: please note different day, Tuesday, and time, 1 pm – 

Stefano DellaVigna (UC Berkeley)

“TBA”

May 30 – joint with DEE LPD’s seminars: please note different day, Tuesday, and time, 1 pm – 

Melissa Dell (Harvard University)

“TBA”