Jim Snyder from Harvard presenting at the media seminar in AMC network’s boardroom
Speakers for 2019-2020:
The New York City Media Seminar Series is an initiative sponsored by the Media and Technology Program and AMC Networks, and organized by Lisa George (Hunter College) and Miklos Sarvary (Columbia Business School).
October 2, 2019: Brian Knight, Brown University – "Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela"
November 6, 2019: Daniel Treisman, UCLA – "Informational Autocrats"
December 4, 2019: Dirk Bergemann, Yale University – "The Economics of Social Data"
February 5, 2020: David Godes, University of Maryland –"Media Bias in the Presence of Feedback"
March 4, 2020: Anna Tuchman, Northwestern University - Kellogg – "Generalizable and Robust TV Advertising Effects"
April 1, 2020: Andrey Simonov, Columbia University – “Media Capture through Strategic Distraction: Evidence from Russia”
May 6, 2020: Glen Weyl, Microsoft research: "A Signalling Theory of Cultural Difference"
Seminars are held the first Wednesday of each month during the academic year at the AMC Networks office, located at 11 Penn Plaza, in the 19th Floor Boardroom. The sessions begin at 10am with coffee, followed by a 90-minute presentation and discussion. Participants are welcome to join the speaker and organizers for lunch.