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Political Economy Workshop

An online workshop on political economy organised by Economic Development and Institutions (EDI) Research Group at Brunel University London.

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The schedule for the online programme (all times are UK times, i.e., GMT) is as follows:

13:15-13:30 - Workshop opens; introductory remarks


13:30-14:15 - Albert Solé Ollé (University of Barcelona)

‘Not Without my Friends’: Partisanship and Inter-Municipal Cooperation “, with Jaume Magre and Toni Rodón.


14:15-15:00 - Johanna Rickne (Stockholm University)

"The Class Ceiling in Politics".


15:00-15:15 - Break


15:15-16:00 - Alejandro Corvalan (University of Chile)

“Apportionment in Legislatures: A Measure”


16:00-16:45 - Galina Zudenkova (TU Dortmund University)

“Information and Communication Technologies, Protests, and Censorship" with Maxim Ananyev, Maria Petrova, and Dimitrios Xefteris.


16:45-17:00 – Break


17:00-17:45 - Alexander Fouirnaies (University of Chicago)

"Can Interest Groups Influence Elections? Evidence from Unions in Great Britain 1900-2019"


17:45-18:00 - Concluding remarks; Workshop closes