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Lugar: Cartagena, Colombia
Fecha: De 24 de Mayo de 2012 hasta 25 de Mayo de 2012
Hora: De 8:00 am hasta 2:00 pm

Conference program

Thursday, May 24th

Morning session: Voting behavior and the response of elected officials

Morning sessions Chair: Ernesto Dal Bó (UC Berkeley)

9:00 - 9:05

Opening remarks. Marcela Eslava (Universidad de Los Andes)

9:05 - 9:55

“The Consequences of Being Forced to Vote: Evidence from Brazil’s Dual Voting System”
Renata Rizzi (Universidade de Sao Paulo), Fernanda Leite Lopez de Leon

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Discussant: Gianmarco Leon (UC Berkeley)

9:55 - 10:45

“Turnout, Political Preferences and Information: Experimental Evidence from Perú”
Gianmarco León (UC Berkeley)

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Discussant: Fernanda Brollo (Universidad de Alicante)

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 11:50

“Electoral Competition, Rent Seeking and Opportunism.”
Jamele Rigolini (World Bank), Ryan Booth, Deon Filmer

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Discussant: Marcela Eslava (Universidad de Los Andes)

11:50 - 12:40

“Programmatic targeting”
Marcela Eslava (Universidad de Los Andes), Allan Drazen

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Discussant: Filipe Campante (Harvard University / PUC Rio)

12:40 - 2:00


Afternoon Sessions Chair: Claudio Ferraz (PUC Rio)

2:00 - 3:00

Keynote Presentation “Acting like a State”
James Robinson (Harvard University)

Afternoon session: Political Careers

3:00 - 3:50

“The Role of Local Officials in New Democracies: Evidence From Indonesia”
Mónica Martínez-Bravo (Johns Hopkins University)

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Discussant: Claudio Ferraz (PUC Rio)

3:50 - 4:10

Coffee break

4:10 - 5:00

“Political Reform and Elite Persistence: Term Limits and Political Dynasties in the Philippines”
Pablo Querubín (Universidad de Los Andes)

Discussant: Frederico Finan (UC Berkeley)

5:00 - 5:50

“What Happens When a Woman Wins a Close Election? Evidence from Brazil”
Fernanda Brollo (Universidad de Alicante), Ugo Troiano

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Discussant: Renata Rizzi (Universidade de Sao Paulo)

Friday, May 25th

Morning Session Chair:

Morning Session: Geography, institutions and development

9:00 - 9:50

“Migration into the Pampas and Economic Development”
Federico Droller (Brown University)

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Discussant: Ernesto Dal Bó (UC Berkeley)

9:50 - 10:40

“Isolated Capital Cities, Accountability and Corruption across US States”
Filipe R. Campante (Harvard University / PUC Rio), Quoc-Anh Do

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Discussant: Ernesto Stein (IADB)

10:40 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 11:50

“The Persistence of Economic Activity: Agglomeration, Geography and Institutions in the New World”
William Maloney (World Bank / Universidad de Los Andes), Felipe Valencia-Caicedo

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Discussant: Noam Yuchtman (UC Berkeley)

11:50 - 12:40

“Civil Conflict and Voting Behavior: Evidence from Colombia”
Jorge Andrés Gallego (New York University)

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Discussant: Leonardo Villar (Fedesarrollo)

12:40 - 12:50

Closing remarks

12:50 - 2:00


Lugar: Cartagena, Colombia