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Agenda: Money, Politics, and the Economy


9:30-10am:  Coffee & Pastries

10:00  Welcome

10:05-11:00:  Following the Money
Sheila Krumholz (Opensecrets.org):  Who Gives, And Where Does it Go?  Sheila's presentation.
Larry Bartels (Vanderbilt)  Unequal Democracy:   Is There a Partisan Political Economy?

11:00-12:00:  Can Bad Politics Corrupt the Economy?
Bruce Owen (Stanford):  Buying Regulation and Type 2 Corruption  Bruce's presentation.
Adam Bonica (Stanford)  Are there Republican and Democratic Corporations?  Adam's presentation.

12:00-12:45:  Join us for lunch and a look at the inside of campaign finance!
12:45-1:30:  Trevor Potter
 (former FEC Commissioner, Colbert Super PAC and McCain 2008 General Counsel)
Campaign 2012 and the Rise of Super PACS.  Trevor's presentation.

1:30-2:30:  How the Economy Shapes Campaigns
Lynn Vavreck, (UCLA)  The Message Matters:  How the Economy Drives The Debate.  Lynn's presentation.
David Brady:  (Stanford)   Does the Unemployment Rate Choose the President?

2:30-3:00 Joel Hyat(Co-founder and CEO Current TV, national Finance chair for Gore 2000, former US Senate candidate)  Campaigns and Big Media:   A View From Inside.  Joel's presentation.
   
3:00:  Reception and discussion

All events are at the John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building, Koret-Taube Conference Room, 366 Galvez, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University.

We are posting the videos as we complete the mixing and editing.  Stay tuned!   (Note:  Q&A sessions are not captured)