Dani Rodrik (Harvard Kennedy School)
“Ideas, Interests, and Unpacking Them”
Venue tbc, 14 February, 14:00-16:00
The discussion will focus on the role of ideas in driving social behavior.
Constructivist and rational-choice models of political economy are used to understand the extent to which ideas and interests can be distinguished from each other.
1. Dani Rodrik, When Ideas Trump Interests:Preferences, Worldviews, and Policy Innovations
2. D. Yanagizawa-Drott, Propaganda and Conflict
3. S. Della Vigna, M. Gentzkow, Persuasion