UCLA Anderson Global Economics & Management and
UCB Haas Business & Public Policy Group

 

Co-Chairs: Romain Wacziarg and Noam Yuchtman
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Fess Parker Hotel, Santa Barbara

 

Workshop Program

 

Friday, May 4, 2018

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

FACULTY CHECK-IN | Fess Parker Hotel

Saturday, May 5, 2018

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

BREAKFAST |

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Christian Dippel | Public Sector Pensions as Pork: Evidence from U.S. Cities

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Guo Xu | Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance: Evidence from India

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

COFFEE BREAK #1 |

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Ricardo Perez-Truglia | Expectations with Endogenous Search: Evidence from an Information-Acquisition Experiment

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

LUNCH | 

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Ernesto Dal Bo | The Rise of the Radical Right in Sweden: Consequences for Political Selection

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Romain Wacziarg | Change and Persistence in the Age of Modernization: Saint-Germain-d'Anxure, 1730-1895

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

COFFEE BREAK #2 |

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Noam Yuchtman | The Persistent Power of the Street: Evidence from Hong Kong's Democracy Movement 

4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

COFFEE BREAK #3 |

4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

PhD STUDENT SESSION (30 minutes each) 
Laura Boudreau | Demand-Driven Enforcement of Labor Law in Bangladesh
Bruno Pellegrino | Diagnosing the Italian Disease

7:00 p.m. 

FACULTY/SPOUSE DINNER  Location TBA