WWS Calendar

Workshop on Wealth, Inequality, and Representation

May 18, 2015 09:00AM to 04:30PM
Audience: 
By Invitation Only
Sponsor: 

Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP)

 

9:00-9:30am

Continental breakfast

9:30-9:40am

Opening remarks

Panel 1      

9:40-10:00am

Bryn Rosenfeld (Princeton)

The Political Returns to Reaching the Middle Class: Longitudinal Evidence from Ukraine

10:00-10:20am

Tali Mendelberg, Katherine McCabe and Adam Thal (Princeton)

How Affluent Student Bodies Foster Affluent Class Interests

10:20-11:00am

Discussion and Q&A

Discussants: Markus Prior and Martin Gilens

11:00-11:20am

Coffee break

Panel 2

11:20-11:40am

Patrick Egan (NYU)

 

Americans' Perceptions of Where They Stand on the Ladder of Opportunity,

Where They Actually Stand, and Their Policy Preferences

11:40am-12:00pm

Reto Wüest (University of Geneva)

Who Represents the Poor? Evidence from Swiss Direct Democracy

12:00am-12:40pm

Discussion and Q&A

Discussants: Nolan McCarty and Marko Klašnja

12:45-2:00pm

Lunch

Panel 3

2:00-2:20pm

Meredith Sadin (UC Berkeley)

Campaigning with Class: The Effect of Candidate Wealth on Voters’ Evaluations

2:20-2:40pm

Noam Lupu (Wisconsin-Madison) and Nicholas Carnes (Duke)

Do Voters Prefer Affluent Politicians?

2:40-2:50pm

Coffee break

2:50-3:10pm

Marko Klašnja (Princeton), Simon Chauchard (Dartmouth) and S.P. Harish (NYU)

Private Gains, Public Office: A Vignette Experiment in North India

3:10-4:00pm

Discussion and Q&A

Discussants: Chris Achen, Rafaela Dancygier and Grigore Pop-Eleches

4:00-4:30pm

Closing remarks and directions for future research