2016 C-PEC Program

Cornell University

Stadtler Hotel


Tuesday, June 14th, 2016


12:00 Lunch


1:30-2:45 Presenter:  Andrea Mattozzi (EUI)

Title:  "Voter Participation with Collusive Parties," joint with D.K. Levine (EUI and WUSTL)

Discussant: Tim Feddersen (Kellogg)


2:45-4:00 PresenterHye Young You (Vanderbilt)

Title: "Lobbyists as Matchmakers in the Market for Access," joint with Karam Kang (Carnegie Mellon Univ.)

DiscussantChris Cotton (Queen's University)


4:00-4:15 Break


4:15-5:30 Presenter:  Peter Buisseret (University of Chicago)

Title:  Reelection and Renegotiation: International Agreements in the Shadow of the Pools, joint with Dan Bernhardt (Illinois)

DiscussantVincent Anesi (University of Nottingham)


6:00 Dinner


Wednesday, June 15th, 2016


9:00 Breakfast


9:30-10:45 PresenterMatias Iaryczower (Princeton University)

Title:  "Can Words Get in the Way? The Effect of Deliberation in Collective Decision-Making" joint with Xiaoxia Shi (Wisconsin-Madison) and Matt Shum (Caltech)

Discussant: Francesca Molinari (Cornell University)


10:45-11:00 Break


11:00-12:15 PresenterMatias Polborn (University of Illinois)

Title:  "Party Polarization in Legislatures with Office-motivated Candidates," with James Snyder (Harvard).

DiscussantDavid Primo (University of Rochester)


12:15 Lunch


1:30-2:45 Presenter: Ettore Damiano (University of Toronto)

Title: "Informative voting in large elections," with Li Hao (British Columbia) and Wing Suen (University of Hong Kong)

DiscussantSourav Bhattacharya (Royal Holoway University of London)


2:45-3:00 Break


3:00-4:15 PresenterYing Chen (Johns Hopkins University)

Title: "Information Acquisition under Persuasive versus Binding," with Hulya Eraslan (Rice)

DiscussantMing Li (Concordia University)