Money and Politics: The Effects of Campaign Spending Limits on Political Competition and Incumbency Advantage

Event time: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Rosenkranz Hall (RKZ), 102 See map
115 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Claudio Ferraz is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. His areas of interest are development, political economy and public economics. In particular, his research focuses on governance and accountability in developing countries and its consequences for politics and public service delivery. His ongoing projects examine how voters react to information campaigns; whether pay-for-performance improve the quality of education; and whether increases in the quality of politicians affect public policies.

-Obtained from Poverty in Action Lab

Open to: 
General Public