The Comparative Politics Workshop (CPW)

Welcome to the Comparative Politics Workshop (CPW) at the University of Chicago!

CPW provides an opportunity for graduate students, faculty members and outside speakers to present their work and receive feedback. The workshop faculty sponsors for the 2021-22 academic year are Andrew Eggers and Monika Nalepa. The workshop meets in person on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:20 PM. Copies of the paper will be distributed by email one week in advance. To be added to our mailing list, click here. To learn more about the workshop, click here. To access the Google Calendar, click here. If you have any questions, please contact the CPW student coordinator.

We are proud to present Fall 2022 Calendar, which you can download in a PDF format.

Sep. 28            Jongyoon Baik, University of Chicago

Putting Litigants on Notice: How China Manages Public Dissent through Media

Oct. 5              Ernesto Calvo, University of Maryland

“TRUE” labels on Fact-Checking interventions increases sharing of corrections on vaccine misinformation

Oct. 12             Arthur Zeyang Yu, University of Chicago

A Binary IV Model for Persuasion: Profiling Persuasion Types among Compliers

Oct. 19             Shaoda Wang, University of Chicago

Judicial Independence, Local Protectionism, and Economic Integration: Evidence from China

Oct. 24             Roman-Gabriel Olar, Dublin City University

Autocratic Revolving Doors: Which autocratic elites make a democratic comeback?

Oct. 26             Scott De Marchi, Duke University


Nov. 2              No session

Nov. 9              Molly Offer-Westort, University of Chicago

“Infodemic” Among Social Media Users in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nov. 16           Vladimir Gelman, University of Helsinki


Nov. 23           No session – Thanksgiving week

Nov. 30           Volha Charnysh, MIT