Purchasing Power: Money, Politics, and Inequality

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Schedule for Monday, May 6th


The Maurice R. Greenberg Conference Center
Yale University, 391 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT

(Main Dining Room and Lower Level Amphitheater)

9:00-10:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast, Main Floor Lobby and Dining Room
10:00 am Welcome and Overview of the Challenge, Lower Level Amphitheater

The Honorable Chris Murphy, U.S. Senator from Connecticut (video)

10:45 am Panel I: The 2012 Election - How Much Did Money Matter? LL Amphitheater

Moderator: Ezra Klein, The Washington Post

Erika Franklin Fowler, Wesleyan University (slides, PDF)
Sheila Krumholz, Center for Responsive Politics (slides, PDF)
Michael Malbin, Campaign Finance Institute (slides, PDF)
Paul Ryan, Campaign Legal Center (slides, PDF)

12:15 pm Lunch Break, Main Floor Dining Room
12:50-1:50 pm Keynote Address, Main Floor Dining Room

Introduction: Jacob Hacker, Director of ISPS, Yale University

Featured Speaker: Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law School (video)

2:00 pm Panel II: Money, Inequality, and American Governance, LL Amphitheater

Moderator: Elspeth Revere, MacArthur Foundation

Nick Carnes, Duke University (slides, PDF)
Lee Drutman, Sunlight Foundation (slides, PDF)
David Primo, University of Rochester (slides, PDF)
Kay Schlozman, Boston University (slides, PDF)

3:45 pm Coffee Break, Lower Level Lobby
4:00 pm Discussion: Moving Forward, LL Amphitheater

Moderator: Jacob Hacker, Director of ISPS, Yale University

Archon Fung, Harvard University
Reihan Salam, The Daily and The National Review
Ian Simmons, Fund for the Republic

5:30 pm Adjournment
5:30-6:30 pm Cocktail Reception, Main Floor Dining Room