Microeconomic Theory Seminars Spring 2021

Fridays, 2:30-3:50 pm
Zoom meeting ID’s will be emailed out before each seminar.

Questions? Contact Yang Xie

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader.

4/02/2021 Patrick Francois (University of British Columbia) A theory of elite-initiated democratization, illustrated with the case of Myanmar
4/09/2021 James Fearon (Stanford University) Armed Conflict Bargaining
4/16/2021 Steve Callander (Stanford University) Market Competition and Political Influence: An Integrated Approach
4/23/2021 Murat Iyigun (University of Colorado, Boulder) A Theory of Cultural Revivals
Tuan-Hwee Sng (National University of Singapore) The Fractured-Land Hypothesis
5/07/2021 Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford University) The Role of Referrals in Immobility, Inequality, and Inefficiency in Labor Markets
5/14/2021 Weijia Li (Monash University) Targeted Media, Voter Suppression, and the Rise of Populism.
5/21/2021 Georgy Egorov (Northwestern University) Social Media and Xenophobia: Evidence from Russia
5/28/2021 Konstantin Sonin (University of Chicago) Networks and Limits on Authoritarian Propaganda
6/04/2021 Chris Bidner (Simon Fraser University) The Allocation of Political Authority when Power Corrupts