Who Gets Hired? Political Patronage and Bureaucratic Favoritism

In-Person Event

Ash Seminar Room 225, Suite 200N, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge

Harvard ID holders are invited to a Global Challenges to Democracy Seminar Series event with Mai Hassan, Associate Professor of Political Science at MIT. During this talk, Hassan will discuss her latest paper “Who Gets Hired? Political Patronage and Bureaucratic Favoritism,” which considers the relative importance of each source of biased hiring as an allocation problem between managers and politicians who have different preferences regarding public sector hiring and different abilities to realize those preferences.

Registration is required and the conversation will be recorded.

Light refreshments will be served.