SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ECONOMICS CONFERENCE
(DE)CENTRALIZATION AND INCENTIVES

May 3-4, 2019

Please join us for the third annual conference in the Social and Political Economics series, a joint endeavor of Johns Hopkins University’s Krieger School of Arts & Sciences and the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

The theme of this year’s conference is “(De)centralization and incentives.” Speakers from leading universities will make presentations during the two-day event. They will provide both theoretical and empirical perspectives on decentralization, with a focus on the interaction of social, political, and institutional determinants of incentives in decentralized and centralized environments.

Organizers of the conference are Assistant Professor Marcelo Fernandez of the Krieger Schooland Assistant Professors Chen Cheng, Itay Fainmesser, and Yiqing Xing of the Carey School.

Friday, May 3 - Barber Conference Room at Charles Commons
  • 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
    Gather and Breakfast
  • 9:30 - 10:10 a.m.
    Alberto Bisin, New York University
  • 10:10 - 10:50 a.m.
    Bryony Reich, Northwestern University
  • 10:50 -11:20 a.m.
    Coffee Break
  • 11:20 - 12:00 p.m.
    Georgy Egorov, Northwestern University
  • 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
    Lunch
  • 2:00 - 2:40 p.m.
    Robin Lee, Harvard University
  • 2:40 - 3:20 p.m.
    Alex Teytelboym, University of Oxford
  • 3:20 - 3:50 p.m.
    Coffee Break
  • 3:50 - 4:50 p.m.
    Internal Speakers: Chen Cheng, Itay Fainmesser, Yiqing Xing
Saturday, May 4 - Homewood Campus, Gilman 132
  • 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
    Breakfast
  • 9:30 - 10:10 a.m.
    Alex Wolitzky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 10:10 - 10:50 a.m.
    Willemien Kets, University of Oxford
  • 10:50 - 11:10 a.m.
    Coffee Break
  • 11:10 - 11:50 a.m.
    Rakesh Vohra, University of Pennsylvania
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