Семинар ”The impact of presidential appointment of judges: Montesquieu or the federalists?” 

Добавить в календарь 2021-09-23 18:00:00 2021-10-25 10:49:11 Семинар ”The impact of presidential appointment of judges: Montesquieu or the federalists?”  Description Онлайн Факультет экономики info@eusp.org Europe/Moscow public
Дата:
23.09.2021
Время:
18:00
Зал:
Онлайн
Организатор:
Факультет экономики
Спикер:
Султан Мехмуд

23 сентября в 18:00 состоится очередное заседание Городского экономического семинара. Султан Мехмуд (Sultan Mehmood, NES) представит доклад ”The impact of presidential appointment of judges: Montesquieu or the federalists?” .

Аннотация доклада: 

A central question in development economics is whether there are adequate checks and balances on the executive. This paper provides causal evidence on how increasing constraints on the executive — via removal of Presidential discretion in judicial appointments — promotes rule of law. The age structure of judges at the time of the reform and the mandatory retirement age law provides us with an exogenous source of variation in the termination of Presidential discretion in judicial appointments. According to our estimates, Presidential appointment of judges results in additional land expropriations by the government worth 0.14 percent of GDP every year. Overall, the results indicate that Presidential appointment of judges deteriorates rule of law.

Доклад пройдет онлайн на английском языке.

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