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Past Workshops

Monday, May 2, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Fred Finan, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley
Field: Comparative Politics

Fred Finan is a professor of economics at UC Berkeley whose research interests are Development Economics and Political Economy.  He is an affiliate of Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development(BREAD), and a research fellow at IZA and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

Friday, April 29, 2011 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Gillian Hadfield, Richard L. and Antoinette Kirtland Professor of Law and Professor of Economics, University of Southern California, Barry R. Weingast, Ward C. Krebs Family Professor, Department of Political Science, and a Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Field: Political Theory
Gillian Hadfield is the Richard L. and Antoinette Kirtland professor of law and professor of economics at the University of Southern California. She studies the design of legal and dispute resolution systems in advanced and developing market economies; the markets for law, lawyers and dispute resolution; contract law and theory; and economic analysis of law; and gender in economics and law...
Monday, April 25, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Alberto Díaz-Cayeros, Associate Professor of International Relations and Pacific Studies, UCSD
Field: Comparative Politics

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros is an Associate Professor of International Relations and Pacific Studies at UCSD and the Director of the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (USMEX). He is affiliated with the Center for Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law (CDDRL), the Stanford Center for International Development (SCID), and is a member of the board of the Center for Latin American Studies.

Friday, April 22, 2011 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Erik Olin Wright, Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
Field: Political Theory

Erik Olin Wright is a professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison. His extensive writings on class analysis provide a perspective that seems more useful for structural class analysis in North America. He   incorporates analysis of recent developments in capitalism in this class analysis.

Monday, April 18, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Mathieu Couttenier
Field: Comparative Politics

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