The CEPR Political Economics Webinar series will be held on the first Wednesday of every month at 15:00 London time.
The first webinar will take place on 6th of May, with Daron Acemoglu as our inaugural speaker and moderated my Sergei Guriev.
Daron Acemoglu will present his paper "War, Socialism and the Rise of Fascism in Italy: An Empirical Exploration” (co-authored with Giuseppe De Feo and Giacomo De Luca).”
This will be followed by Guido Tabellini on 3rd of June and moderated by Helios Herrera. Guido Tabellini will present his paper "Economic Shocks and Populism: the Political Implications of Reference Dependent Preferences (joint with Fausto Panunzi and Nicola Pavoni of Bocconi University)".
Our last speaker will be Eliana La Ferrara on 1st of July and moderated by Dominic Rohner.
The format of the webinars will be as follows: the speaker will have 60 minutes to present their research. During those 60 minutes, questions will be limited to clarifying questions. After that, there will be 15 minutes for general questions and discussions.