1st London Political Finance (POLFIN) Workshop

Cass Business School
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June 5th 2020

Time: TBC   Venue: Cass Business School
Organisers: Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School, CEPR & CESifo), Orkun Saka (University of Sussex, LSE & SRC) and Paolo Volpin (Cass Business School, CEPR & ECGI)

CALL FOR PAPERS - SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1st March 2020

Cass Business School and the Systemic Risk Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) will jointly organize a workshop on the theme of political finance. The workshop will take place at the Cass Business School campus in central London on 5 June 2020. The workshop will provide a platform for researchers and policymakers to discuss new research and to identify areas where further academic and policy-oriented work is needed. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are welcome. 

There will be a dedicated discussant for each paper, as well as open floor discussion. Papers are invited on the following (non-exhaustive) list of topics:

• Financial crises, political institutions and populism
• Interaction of financial cycles with politics
• Revolving doors between financial institutions and government
• Corruption and lobbying in finance
• Political/policy uncertainty and corporate risk-taking
• Gender/race issues in finance
• Media and finance

The workshop features a keynote speech by Professor Sir Timothy Besley(LSE).

Registration: There is no registration fee. An invitation-only conference dinner will be hosted on 4th June 2020.
Expenses: Accommodation costs for the presenters will be covered by the workshop organisers. 
Submission: To submit a paper (full papers accepted only – preliminary versions also welcome), please send an email to Orkun Saka at o.saka@lse.ac.uk. In the subject header please add “Submission: POLFIN Workshop”. In the case of multiple-authored papers, indicate who will present the paper.
Deadline and results: The deadline for the submission of papers is 1st March 2020. The authors will be notified about the acceptance of papers by 1st April 2020.

Scientific Committee:
Anat Admati (Stanford University)
Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School, CEPR & CESifo)
Jeffrey Chwieroth (LSE & SRC)
Shawn Cole (Harvard University & NBER)
Jon Danielsson (LSE & SRC)
Ralph De Haas (EBRD, CEPR & Tilburg University)
Barry Eichengreen (UC Berkeley, CEPR & NBER)
Paola Giuliano (UCLA, CEPR, IZA & NBER)
Sergei Guriev (Sciences Po & CEPR)
Orkun Saka (University of Sussex, LSE & SRC)
Vikrant Vig (London Business School)
Paolo Volpin (Cass Business School, CEPR & ECGI)
Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago, CEPR, ECGI & NBER)

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