By Jens Prüfer
Torsten Persson (IIES Stockholm) organized the SIOE session at this year's ASSA conference, on the topic "Populism, Nationalism, and Immigration." The entire session can now be viewed in our video channel. A direct link is here.
The setup was as follows:
- Immigration and Redistribution, by Alberto Alesina, Armando Miano, and Stefanie Stantcheva (all Harvard)
- Economic Shocks and Populism, by Fausto Panunzi, Nicola Pavoni, and Guido Tabellini (all Bocconi)
- The Rise of Identity Politics Part 1: The Decline of the Left, by Timothy Besley (LSE) and Torsten Persson (IIES)