2018-2019 Seminar Schedule
The UCR Political Economy Seminar provides a venue for graduate students and faculty from UCR and elsewhere to engage actively in interdisciplinary and state of the art research in political economy.
For more information, or if you would like to present your work at the seminar, please contact the organizers, Jana Grittersova (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Matthew C Mahutga (email@example.com).
|Friday, April 12||Globalization, Populism, and the International Order Symposium
|9:15AM-9:30AM||Welcome By Jana Grittersova & Matthew Mahutga, University of California, Riverside|
|9:30AM-Noon||Panel 1: The Rise Of Populism: Political, Economic, And Cultural Accounts
Kenneth Scheve, Stanford University, with Cameron Ballard-Rosa and Amalie Jensen, “Economic Decline, Social Identity, and Authoritarian Values in the United States.”
Moderator: Jana Grittersova, University of California, Riverside
|1:30PM-3:30PM||Panel 2: Populism in Comparative Perspective
Mark Kayser, Hertie School of Governance, with Alan M. Jacobs, “Downward Class Mobility and Reactionary Populism.”
Moderator: Matthew Mahutga, University of California Riverside
|4:00-5:00PM||Keynote Lecture: “Populists at the Polls: Economic Factors in the 1896 Presidential Election”
Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science
A specialist in international money and finance, Professor Eichengreen is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His most recent books are The Populist Temptation: Economic Grievance and Political Reaction in the Modern Era (Oxford University Press, 2018) and How Global Currencies Work: Past, Present, and Future with Livia Chitu and Arnaud Mehl (Princeton University Press, 2017).