The Lisbon Meeting on Institutions and Political Economy is a friendly and intellectually stimulating meeting which aims at bringing together scholars from Economics and Political Science who share methodologies and/or research topics. The Meeting is jointly organized by the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon and the Nova School of Business and Economics.
Each edition will consist of contributed papers and a keynote address by a reputed academic, on a topic of interest to the diverse academic audiences, which will be open to the general public and covered in the press. Panel formats consist on the presentation of the four papers by the participants, followed by discussion. All papers are distributed in advance. Each paper’s presentation are expected to last 10m, followed by a 40m period of extensive comments on the part of remaining panel members (10m each max) and the remaining public.
The second edition of the Lisbon Meeting on Institutions and Political Economy took place in Lisbon, the 30th and 31st of May 2013. This meeting consists of sessions where contributed papers are presented, and a final keynote public address with an invited speaker. In 2013, the keynote speaker was Hans-Joachim Voth, with a talk entitled: “Finance Fettered: Historical Lessons From An Experiment in Financial Repression.”