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Workshop in Political Economics (6 November 2017)

When Nov 06, 2017
from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Cranmer Room, Jesus College, Cambridge
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Workshop in Political Economics 

Monday 6 November

Location: The Cranmer Room, Jesus College, Cambridge

Organisers: Toke Aidt (Cambridge)and Felix Grey (Cambridge)

To register, please email There are a limited number of spaces, and these will be allocated on a first come first served basis.



10.00 Democracy and redistribution (Toke Aidt, Cambridge)

10.40 Colonial Indirect Rule and Pre-colonial Ethnic Institutions: Evidence                  from British India (Arash Naghavi, University of Konstanz)

11.20 Coffee

11.45 Keynote (Roger Congleton, West Virginia University)

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Top-Down or Bottom-Up? The Impact of Elections on Spending                          Allocations in US State Legislatures (Su-Min Lee, Cambridge)

14.10 Buying off the Revolution: Evidence from the Colombian National                      Peasant Movement, 1957-1985 (Maria Lopez-Uribe, LSE)

14.50 Coffee

15.20 Machine Learning Indices, Democratic Institutions, and Economic                      Development (Tommy Krieger, University of Konstanz)

16.00 Social learning by Victorian cities (Felix Grey, Cambridge)

Workshop ends at about 16.40.