2010-2011

Thursday, September 16th, 2010
“How Does Islamist Local Governance Affect the Lives of Women?”
Lisa Blaydes

Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Stanford University
11:45 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, October 14th, 2010
“Credible Commitments and Retractable Offers in Crisis Bargaining” (with Kris Ramsay)
Adam Meirowitz
John Work Garrett Professor of Politics
Department of Politics
Princeton University

11:45 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, October 28th, 2010
“Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself? Nuclear Proliferation and Preventive War”
Alexandre Debs and
 Nuno Monteiro 
Assistant Professors
Department of Political Science
Yale University

11:45 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, February 17th, 2011
“Term Length and the Effort of Politicians”
Ernesto Dal Bó

Associate Professor
Haas School of Business
University of California-Berkeley
11:45 AM, 422 North Hall

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 (Co-sponsored with the Comparative Politics Colloquium)
“Dynastic Legislators: Theory and Evidence from Japan”
Yasushi Asako
Economist
Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan

1:30 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, April 14th, 2011
“Inequality, Civic Participation, and the Allocation of Collective Profits”
Jennifer Alix-Garcia
Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
University of Wisconsin-Madison

11:45 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, April 21st, 2011
“Endogenous Institutions: The Origins of Compulsory Voting Laws”
Bonnie M. Meguid
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Rochester

11:45 AM, 422 North Hall

Monday, April 25th, 2011 (Co-sponsored with the Chinese Politics Workshop)
“Labour Market Impact of Large Scale: Internal Migration on Chinese Urban ‘Native’ Workers”
Xin Meng
Professor
Economics Program, Research School of Social Sciences
Australia National University

11:45 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 (Sponsored by WAGE and the La Follette School)
Conference on Long-Term Unemployment in Industrial Countries: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street

9:00 AM-5:00 PM