The Theme 5 online workshop took place on the 28th and 29th 2020. The recordings of the presented papers can be found below: 

Adnan Khan (LSE) presents the paper The Allocation of Authority in Organizations: A Field Experiment with Bureaucrats. The paper was written with Oriana Bandiera (CEPR & LSE) , Michael Best (CEPR & Columbia) and Andrea Prat (CEPR & Columbia).

Nathan Canen (Houston) presents the paper Political Uncertainty, Market Structure and The Forms of State Capture. The paper was written with with Rafael Ch (NYU) and Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton)

Monica Martinez-Bravo (CEPR & CEMFI) and Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton) present the paper Political Distortions and Structural Transformation.

Federico Huneeus (Yale) presents the paper The Effects of Firms' Lobbying on Resource Misallocation. The paper was written with In Song Kim (MIT).

Noam Yuchtman (LSE) presents the paper Data-intensive Innovation and the State: Evidence from AI Firms in China. The paper was written with Martin Beraja (MIT) and David Yang (Harvard).

Diana Moreira (UC Davis) presents the paper Civil Service Reform and Bureaucratic Performance: Evidence from the Pendleton Act. The paper was written with Santiago Perez (UC Davis).

Ernesto Dal Bó (UC Berkeley) presents the paper Information Technology and Government Decentralization: Experimental Evidence from Paraguay. The paper was written with Federico Finan (UC Berkeley), Nicholas Y. Li (Toronto) and Laura Schechter (UW Madison).

Panel Discussion with Daron Acemoglu (CEPR & MIT) and Rohini Pande (CEPR & Yale) chaired by Ernesto Dal Bó (UC Berkeley).