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Monday, May 4, 2015

Italy During and After the 2008-9 Crisis. Is it Over? And What are its  Country Specific and Euro-area Causes and Impact
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Italy During and After the 2008-9 Crisis. Is it Over? And What are its Country Specific and Euro-area Causes and Impact
  • Carlo Cottarelli – Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (2008-2013)
  • Commentary by Alberto Alesina – Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University
2:15pm - 4:00pm
A Behavioral Theory of Party Change

Friday, May 1, 2015

Dissertation Workshop: "The Origins of International Economic Governance: Food, Finance, and Shipping during the First World War, 1916-1920"
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dissertation Workshop: "The Origins of International Economic Governance: Food, Finance, and Shipping during the First World War, 1916-1920"
  • James R. Martin – PhD Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The May 2015 UK Parliamentary Elections: A Bang or a Whimper?
4:15pm - 6:00pm
The May 2015 UK Parliamentary Elections: A Bang or a Whimper?
  • Pippa Norris – ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney; McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics, Harvard Kennedy School; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University
  • Arthur Spirling – Associate Professor of Politics and Data Science, New York University
  • Edward Fieldhouse – Principal Investigator, Scientific Leadership Team of the 2015 British Election Study; Professor of Social and Political Science, University of Manchester
  • Chair Mark Franklin – John R. Reitemeyer Professor Emeritus of International Politics, Trinity College; CES Seminar Co-chair & Local Affiliate, Harvard University
  • Introduction by James Cronin – Professor of History, Boston College; CES Seminar Co-chair & Local Affiliate, Harvard University

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The EU Competition Policy and the European Single Market: A Review 50 Years After
4:30pm - 6:00pm
The EU Competition Policy and the European Single Market: A Review 50 Years After
  • Luis M. Viceira – George E. Bates Professor, Harvard Business School; Past Director, European Finance Association
  • Joaquín Almunia – Visiting Professor, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science; Secretary General, Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (1997-2000); Vice President and Commissioner for Competition, European Commission (2010-2014); Short-Term Fellow, CES, Harvard University
The Minimum Wage in Germany: What Brought the State In?
12:15pm - 1:45pm
The Minimum Wage in Germany: What Brought the State In?
  • Deborah Mabbett – Professor of Public Policy, Birkbeck, University of London
Mountains, Continents, Economics and Religion: Four Ways to Think about European History
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Mountains, Continents, Economics and Religion: Four Ways to Think about European History
  • James R. Martin – PhD Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Carolin F. Roeder – PhD Student in History , Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Brandon Bloch – College Fellow in Modern European History, Harvard University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Matthew G. Sohm – Ph.D. Student in History, Harvard University; Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
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