Economics Fall Seminar: Richard van Weelden

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm
College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall Room: 231
730 N. 14th St.
Lincoln NE 68588
Contact: Department of Economics, 402-472-2319,
Richard van Weelden, associate professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh, will present “Crashing the Party? Elites, Outsiders, and Elections” as part of the Department of Economics Fall Seminar Series.

The talk, which is free and open to the public, is 10:30 a.m. Oct. 27 in Howard L. Hawks Hall, Room 231.

Van Weelden’s research interests are in applied economic theory and political economy. In particular, he studies agency problems, cheap talk, delegation and lobbying.

He received a doctorate from Yale University in 2010. Prior to joining the University of Pittsburgh, he was an assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago from 2011 to 2017 and a post-doctoral fellow at the European University Institute from 2010 to 2011. His research has been published in the Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Politics, and the Quarterly Journal of Political Science.

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