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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

EU vs Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Intel, Facebook, Google…Anti-trust, Taxation and Privacy violations

Panel Discussion | September 27 | 12-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Alan Auerbach, Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law. Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance; Helena Malikova, EU Fellow at IES, UC Berkeley, Case manager, Directorate General for Competition, European Commission; Gabriel Zucman, Assistant Professor of Economics, author of the book “The Hidden Wealth of Nations: the scourge of tax havens”; Carl Shapiro, Transamerica Professor of Business Strategy at the Haas Business School and at the Department of Economics. Member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers during 2011-12; Joseph Farrell, Department of Economics and former chief economist at the Federal Trade Commission (2009-12) and at the Department of Justice ( 2000-2001)

Institute of International Studies, Institute of European Studies, Center for Equitable Growth, Institutions and Governance Program


After the Microsoft vs EU case brought by the European Commission against Microsoft for abuse of its dominant position in the market

After investigation into whether Amazon used its dominant position in the region’s e-books market to make it harder for rivals to offer lower prices

After Intel which paid a 1.44 billion Euro fine for "loyalty discounts" that it offered to personal computer...   More >


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Thursday, September 29, 2016

History, Institutions And Pathways Of Dominant Party Decline In India: Evidence From The Green Revolution

Lecture | September 29 | 4-6 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Aditya Dasgupta, Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia at Stanford University

Institute of International Studies


Aditya Dasgupta completed his PhD in the Department of Government at Harvard in May 2016. His book project, The Curse of Strong Roots: Pathways of Dominant Party Collapse and Resilience in India, investigates why some dominant parties collapse while others remain competitive after democratization, highlighting the role of an "organizational resource curse".


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