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PSE-CEPR POLICY FORUM | 29 June detailed program

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Day 4: Thursday 29 June 2023

Chair: Thierry Verdier (PSE)

09:00 - Registration and welcome coffee

09:30-11:00 - Keynote lecture: “Nation building: big lessons from successes and failures”, Ekaterina Zhuravskaya (PSE, CEPR)

11:00-11:30 - Coffee break

11:30-12:30 - Invited research paper: “Fact-checking politicians”, Andrea Mattozzi (University of Bologna, and CEPR)
Discussant: Sergei Guriev (Sciences Po,CEPR)

12:30-14:15 - Lunch break and Poster Session of the Junior researchers

14:15-15:15 - Presentations of the Junior researchers selected by the CEPR call for papers

  • “The consequences of a trade collapse: economics and politics in Weimar Germany”, Björn Brey (ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles)
  • “Clan culture, Internet search and political participation: evidence from China”, Sixuan Li (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
  • “Party lines or voter preferences? explaining political realignment”, Nicolas Longuet Marx (Columbia University)
  • “Sanctions and misallocation. how sanctioned firms won and Russia lost”, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina (HEC Lausanne)
  • “Affirming the racial divide? the political consequences of affirmative action in Brazil”, Laura Perez-Cervera (Queen Mary University of London)
  • “Corporate bankruptcy and banking deregulation: the effect of financial leverage”, Ludovico Rossi (CUNEF Universidad)

15:15-16:15 - Invited research paper: “The political economy of alternative realities”, Ferenc Szucs (Stockholm University)
Discussant: Ruben Durante (INSEAD, UPF and CEPR)

16:15-17:00 - Coffee break and Poster Session of the Junior researchers

17:00-18:00 - Policy conversation:

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Day 1: Monday 26 June 2023

Day 2: Tuesday 27 June 2023

Day 3: Wednesday 28 June 2023

Day 5: Friday 30 June 2023