The 51st Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society, Charleston, 2014

The 51st Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society, Charleston, 2014

Thursday, March 6, 2014

3:00pm – 7:00pm


Friday, March 7, 2014

7:00am – 8:15am

Carolina Foyer


8:00am – 9:30am

Carolina Ballroom A

Applying the Wisdom of Gordon Tullock

Session Chair: Susan Dudley
Session Organizer: Susan Dudley

Rent Seeking and Profit Seeking

Session Chair: Adam Hoffer

Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 1

Session Chair: R. Scott Pearson

Labor Regulations

Session Chair: Sharon Tennyson

Informal Institutions

Session Chair: Ludek Kouba

Institutional Context

Session Chair: Charles Telly

Empirical Papers in Public Choice

Session Chair: Tomomi Miyazaki

Voting in Spatial Models and Federalism

Session Chair: Nicolaus Tideman



10:00am – 11:20am

Carolina Ballroom A

Plenary Session 1: Rodrik on Ideas

Session Chair: Edward Lopez



11:20am – 1:00pm


1:00pm – 2:30pm

Pinckney Room

Public Choice in the Ostroms’ Tradition: Reevaluations and Applications

Session Chair: Roberta Herzberg
Session Organizer: Paul Dragos Aligica

Measuring Subnational Economic Freedom: A Panel Discussion

Session Chair: Dean Stansel
Session Organizer: Dean Stansel

Polycentricity and Public Economics

Session Chair: Yong Yoon
Session Organizer: Yong Yoon

Voter Turnout in Different Places

Session Chair: Arash Pourebrahimi

Corruption in Different Places

Session Chair: Dekuwmini (Dee) Mornah

Political Economy of Reform

Session Chair: Giri Parameswaran

Models of Property and Contract

Session Chair: Carl Kitchens
Session Organizer: Mario Villarreal

Political Economy of Policy Decisions

Session Chair: Joshua Hall
Session Organizer: Joshua Hall

Empirical Macro Political Economy

Session Chair: Marco A. Perez-Mares


2:40pm – 4:10pm

Middleton Room

New Book Discussion: Mathematical Theory of Democracy by Andranik Tangian

Session Chair: Steven Brams
Session Organizer: Andranik Tangian

International Political Economy

Session Chair: Peter Calcagno
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Reflections on the Contributions of Charles K. Rowley

Session Chair: Michelle Vachris
Session Organizer: Michelle Vachris

The Swiss Cantons

Session Chair: Damien Wirths

Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 2

Session Chair: Michael Thomas

Financial Regulation

Session Chair: Danielle Zanzalari
Session Organizer: Mario Villarreal

Preferences for Conflict?

Session Chair: Angela Dills

Privately Produced Public Goods

Session Chair: Trey Carson

Private Sector Governance

Session Chair: Joshua Trojniak


4:10pm – 4:20pm


4:20pm – 5:30pm

Carolina Ballroom A


Saturday, March 8, 2014


8:00am – 9:30am

Carolina Ballroom A

Public Choice, Public Policy, and Entrepreneurship

Session Chair: Noel Campbell
Session Organizer: Noel Campbell

Creating Constitutions

Session Chair: Iain McLean
Session Organizer: Keith Dougherty

Principal Agent Problems

Session Chair: Todd Collins

Geography and Politics

Session Chair: Jessi Troyan

Game Theoretic Models of Politics

Session Chair: Amjad Toukan

Public Finance and Economic Policy

Session Chair: Stephen Coate

Monetary Public Choice

Session Chair: Joshua Wojnilower
Session Organizer: Mario Villarreal

Voter Perceptions and Preferences

Session Chair: M. Garrett Roth



10:00am – 11:20am

Carolina Ballroom A

Plenary Session 3: Peltzman on Socialism

Session Chair: Edward Lopez


11:20am – 11:30am


11:30am – 1:00pm

Pinckney Room

Political Economy of Capitalism

Session Chair: Peter Calcagno
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Models of Politics

Session Chair: William Keech
Session Organizer: Keith Dougherty

Local Economic Freedom

Session Chair: Dean Stansel
Session Organizer: Dean Stansel

Ideas and Economic Liberalization

Session Chair: Gerhard Wegner

Papers in Social Choice 1

Session Chair: Junichiro Wada

Institutions and Protection

Session Chair: Jacob Russ

Empirical Models of Voter Behavior

Session Chair: Steven Slutsky


1:00pm – 2:40pm

Colonial Ballroom


2:40pm – 4:10pm

Pinckney Room

Corruption

Session Chair: Joshua Hall
Session Organizer: Joshua Hall

Judicial Politics

Session Chair: Georg Vanberg
Session Organizer: Georg Vanberg

The Genesis of and Motivations for Public Choice Theory

Session Chair: Art Carden
Session Organizer: Onkar Ghate

The Impact of Cronyism on Faith and Flourishing

Session Chair: Anne Bradley
Session Organizer: Kathryn Feliciano

Explaining Deficits and Debt

Session Chair: Linda Veiga

Urban Political Economy

Session Chair: Eunju Kang

Papers in Social Choice 2

Session Chair: Dmitriy Vorobyev


4:10pm – 4:20pm


4:20pm – 5:30pm

Carolina Ballroom A

Plenary Session 4: Coyne on Doing Bad

Session Chair: Edward Lopez


Sunday, March 9, 2014

7:30am – 8:30am

Carolina Foyer


8:30am – 10:00am

Colonial Ballroom

Political Economy Potpourri

Session Chair: Daniel Sutter
Session Organizer: Daniel Sutter

Leviathan

Session Chair: Moshe Yanovskiy

Institutions and Incentives in Fiscal Policy

Session Chair: Christoph Schröder

Party Politics

Session Chair: Andrei Zhirnov

Empirical Studies in the American States

Session Chair: Kaitlyn Wolf

Interest Groups and Collective Action

Session Chair: William English

Constitutional Political Economy Topics

Session Chair: Alexander Salter


10:00am – 10:30am


10:30am – 12:00pm

Calhoun Room

The Political Economy of Good Governance

Session Chair: Joshua Hall
Session Organizer: Joshua Hall

Legislative Institutions and Legislative Bargaining

Session Chair: Christoph Vanberg
Session Organizer: Georg Vanberg

Political Economy of Natural Disasters

Session Chair: Daniel Sutter
Session Organizer: Daniel Sutter

Economic Institutions and Well-Being

Session Chair: Daniel Bennett
Session Organizer: Boris Nikolaev

Origins of Policies in the American States

Session Chair: Joshua Pierson

Political Economy in Different Systems

Session Chair: John Gasper

Parties and Elections

Session Chair: Malte Pehl

Public Good and Voting Experiments

Session Chair: Jared Barton