Seminars on the economics of populism


From the second half of May, 2020, the European PhD Programme in Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies will host a series of seminars on the economics of populism. Seminars will take place in the Aula Marrama and the Aula Fanfani at the Faculty of Economics of Sapienza University of Rome, via del Castro Laurenziano 9.
The exact dates will be defined soon. Confirmed speakers are:

Maria Carreri (University of California San Diego) - Like Voters, Like Politicians. Descriptive Representation and the Rise of Populist Parties in Europe

Concetta Danese (Sapienza Università di Roma) - The electoral outcomes of fake news: evidence from Italy

Rama Dasi Mariani (Università di Roma Tor Vergata) - Hate at first sight? Dynamic aspects of the electoral impact of migration: the case of Ukip

Guido De Blasio (Banca d'Italia) - Populist voting and loosers' discontent: Does redistribution matter?

Jessica Di Cocco (Sapienza Università di Roma) - Is populism polarising politics?

Nicolò Fraccaroli (Università di Roma Tor Vergata & Bank of England) - Does Fake News Affect Voting Behaviour?

Marco Le Moglie (Università Bocconi) - The Persistent Effects of Corruption and the Rise of Populism in Italy

Francesco Sobbrio (Luiss Guido Carli) - Pinocchio Goes to Politics: Voters' Response to Fact-Checking

Our doors are open: colleagues, students, journalists and the general public will be welcome!

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