The First Annual Workshop of CEPR Research and Policy Network on Populism

The First Annual Workshop of CEPR Research and Policy Network on Populism

Paris, 1-2 July 2019

Sciences Po, Paris

Department of Economics, 28 rue des Saints Peres, Paris 75007

Monday 1 July

13:30-14:00         Registration and refreshments  

14:00-16:00         Drivers of populism: immigration and automation

    Anna Maria Mayda* (Georgetown and CEPR)
   “The Political Impact of Immigration: Evidence from the United States”

   Bruno Palier (Sciences Po), Nonna Mayer (Sciences Po)
   “The “losers of automation”: A reservoir of votes for the radical right?” (Slides)

   Tito Boeri* (Bocconi and CEPR).
    “Populism and the Civil Society”

16:00-16:30         Coffee break

16:30-17:50        Populism in France

   Yann Algan* (Sciences Po and CEPR) and Martial Foucault (Sciences Po)
    “The Rise of Populism and the Collapse of the Left-Right Paradigm: Lessons from the 2017 French Presidential Election”

    Caterina Froio (Sciences Po), Emiliano Grossman (Sciences Po)
    “Media content and support for the radical right: the Front National France” (Slides)

17:50-19:30         Cocktail reception for all conference participants

20:00                    Dinner for speakers and network members

Tuesday 2 July

9:00-11:00          Supply side of populism: leadership style and social media

   Lou Safra (Sciences Po)
   “Why would anyone elect a narcissistic untrustworthy leader?”

   Ekaterina Zhuravskaya* (Paris School of Economics and CEPR)
   “3G Internet and Confidence in Government”

   Emeric Henry* (Sciences Po and CEPR)
  “Sharing False News

11:00-11:30        Coffee Break

11:30-12:50        Social dynamics and identity politics I

   Jan Rovny (Sciences Po), Cornelia Woll (Sciences Po)
   “The Social Origins of European Populism" 

   Marc Lazar (Sciences Po)
   “Peoplocracy: the mutation of our democracies.”

12:50-14:00        Lunch

14:00-15:20        Social dynamics and identity politics II

   Torsten Persson* (Stockholm University and CEPR)
 Economic Losers and Political Winners: Sweden's Radical Right

   Guido Tabellini* (Bocconi and CEPR)
   “Identity, Beliefs, and Political Conflict” (Slides)

15:20-15:30         Closing the conference

15:30-15:45         Coffee Break

15:45-17:00         RPN meeting

   (network members only)


RPN Members attending:

David Dorn* (Zurich and CEPR)

Luigi Guiso* (Einaudi and CEPR)

Sergei Guriev* (Sciences Po and CEPR)

Helios Herrera* (Warwick and CEPR)

Elias Papaioannou* (London Business School and CEPR)

Gilles Saint-Paul* (Paris School of Economics and CEPR)

Stefanie Stantcheva* (Harvard and CEPR)


* Members of the CEPR Research and Policy Network on Populism.