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

2014 Conference Program


Participants and Session Assignments

Agranov, Marina Legislative Institutions and Legislative Bargaining (Discussant, Presenter)
Aidi, Wafa Financial Regulation (Presenter)
Artes, Joaquin Explaining Deficits and Debt (Presenter)
Asako, Yasushi Political Economy of Economic Policymaking (Discussant, Presenter)
Bailey, James Origins of Policies in the American States (Discussant, Presenter)
Balalaeva, Dina Empirical Papers in Public Choice (Discussant, Presenter)
Banaian, King Rent Seeking and Profit Seeking (Presenter)
Barton, Jared Public Good and Voting Experiments (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Basuchoudhary, Atin Institutional Context (Discussant, Presenter)
Economics and Politics of Institutional Quality (Discussant, Presenter)
Batinti, Alberto Geography and Politics (Presenter)
Baugus, Brian The Impact of Cronyism on Faith and Flourishing (Discussant, Presenter)
Empirical Studies in the American States (Discussant, Presenter)
Beim, Deborah Judicial Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Belau, Julia Game Theoretic Models of Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Bennett, Daniel Corruption (Discussant, Presenter)
Economic Institutions and Well-Being (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Berggren, Niclas Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 2 (Discussant, Presenter)
Bergh, Andreas Preferences for Conflict? (Discussant, Presenter)
Bhai, Moiz Origins of Policies in the American States (Discussant, Presenter)
Biser, Jennis Reflections on the Contributions of Charles K. Rowley (Presenter)
Blackwell, Calvin Primaries, Parties, and Electoral Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Political Economy of Natural Disasters (Discussant, Presenter)
Blunch, Niels-Hugo Empirical Papers in Public Choice (Discussant, Presenter)
Boettke, Peter Plenary Session 1: Rodrik on Ideas (Discussant)
The Genesis of and Motivations for Public Choice Theory (Discussant)
Boettke, Peter The Genesis of and Motivations for Public Choice Theory (Presenter)
Bologna, Jamie Local Economic Freedom (Discussant, Presenter)
Corruption (Discussant, Presenter)
Bormann, Nick Financial Regulation (Discussant, Presenter)
Bostashvili, David Party Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Boudreaux, Christopher Political Economy in Different Systems (Discussant, Presenter)
Boudreaux, Donald Applying the Wisdom of Gordon Tullock (Discussant, Presenter)
Reflections on the Contributions of Charles K. Rowley (Presenter)
Bradley, Anne The Impact of Cronyism on Faith and Flourishing (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Brams, Steven New Book Discussion: Mathematical Theory of Democracy by Andranik Tangian (Chair, Presenter)
Papers in Social Choice 1 (Discussant, Presenter)
Brennan, Jason New Book Discussion: Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter by Ilya Somin (Presenter)
Brice, Brandon Institutions and Protection (Discussant, Presenter)
Cai, Linyuan Labor Regulations (Discussant, Presenter)
Calcagno, Peter International Political Economy (Chair, Discussant, Organizer)
Political Economy of Capitalism (Chair, Organizer)
Cameron, Charles Judicial Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Campbell, Noel Rent Seeking and Profit Seeking (Discussant, Presenter)
Public Choice, Public Policy, and Entrepreneurship (Chair, Discussant, Organizer, Presenter)
Caporale, Tony Political Economy Potpourri (Discussant, Presenter)
Carden, Art Political Economy of Capitalism (Discussant)
The Genesis of and Motivations for Public Choice Theory (Chair)
New Book Discussion: The Bourgeois Deal by Deirdre McCloskey and Art Carden, with Comments by Michael Munger, Randy Simmons, and Roberta Herzberg (Organizer, Presenter)
Carson, Trey Privately Produced Public Goods (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Chang, Yoon jeong Institutions and Incentives in Fiscal Policy (Discussant, Presenter)
chatagny, florian The Swiss Cantons (Discussant, Presenter)
Chorniy, Anna Labor Regulations (Discussant, Presenter)
Christiansen, Nels Legislative Institutions and Legislative Bargaining (Discussant, Presenter)
Clark, Tom Judicial Politics (Presenter)
Clarke, George Cross-Country Studies of Environment and Development (Discussant, Presenter)
Cleveland, Paul The Impact of Cronyism on Faith and Flourishing (Discussant, Presenter)
Coate, Stephen Public Finance and Economic Policy (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Coates, Dennis Models of Politics (Presenter)
Collins, Todd Principal Agent Problems (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Congleton, Roger Creating Constitutions (Discussant, Presenter)
Political Economy of Capitalism (Discussant, Presenter)
Connors, Joseph The Impact of Cronyism on Faith and Flourishing (Discussant, Presenter)
Coyne, Chris Plenary Session 4: Coyne on Doing Bad (Presenter)
Craig, Steven Principal Agent Problems (Discussant, Presenter)
Crain, Mark Political Economy of Economic Policymaking (Discussant, Presenter)
Deyo, Darwyyn Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 1 (Discussant, Presenter)
Dills, Angela Preferences for Conflict? (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Dong, Nathan Public Finance and Economic Policy (Discussant, Presenter)
Dorsch, Michael Cross-Country Studies of Environment and Development (Discussant, Presenter)
Dougherty, Keith Creating Constitutions (Discussant, Organizer, Presenter)
Models of Politics (Organizer)
Dudley, Susan Applying the Wisdom of Gordon Tullock (Chair, Discussant, Organizer, Presenter)
New Book Discussion: Bootleggers & Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics by Adam C. Smith and Bruce Yandle (Presenter)
Dutta, Nabamita Corruption (Discussant, Presenter)
Eberl, Jakob Empirical Papers in Public Choice (Discussant, Presenter)
Elgin, Ceyhun Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 1 (Discussant, Presenter)
Endersby, James Empirical Models of Voter Behavior (Discussant, Presenter)
English, William Interest Groups and Collective Action (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Escaleras, Monica International Political Economy (Discussant, Presenter)
Political Economy of Natural Disasters (Discussant)
EUSEPI, GIUSEPPE Leviathan (Discussant, Presenter)
Feige, Christian Public Good and Voting Experiments (Discussant, Presenter)
Feliciano, Kathryn The Impact of Cronyism on Faith and Flourishing (Organizer)
Ferris, Stephen Leviathan (Discussant, Presenter)
Fike, Rosemarie Economic Institutions and Well-Being (Discussant, Presenter)
Firey, Thomas Leviathan (Discussant, Presenter)
Franck, Raphael Parties and Elections (Discussant, Presenter)
Freytag, Andreas Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 1 (Discussant, Presenter)
Garmann, Sebastian Urban Political Economy (Discussant, Presenter)
Gasper, John Political Economy in Different Systems (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Gavoille, Nicolas Parties and Elections (Discussant, Presenter)
Ghate, Onkar The Genesis of and Motivations for Public Choice Theory (Discussant, Organizer, Presenter)
Gill, Alex Financial Regulation (Discussant, Presenter)
Gochenour, Zachary Public Choice, Public Policy, and Entrepreneurship (Discussant, Presenter)
Gohmann, Stephan Rent Seeking and Profit Seeking (Presenter)
Grier, Robin Informal Institutions (Discussant, Presenter)
Grofman, Bernard New Book Discussion: Mathematical Theory of Democracy by Andranik Tangian (Presenter)
Grundmann, Rainer Cross-Country Studies of Environment and Development (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Gutmann, Jerg Political Economy of Natural Disasters (Presenter)
Gwartney, James Plenary Session 2: Gwartney on The Revolution (Presenter)
Haeffele-Balch, Stefanie Voter Perceptions and Preferences (Discussant, Presenter)
Hall, Joshua Corruption (Chair, Organizer)
The Political Economy of Good Governance (Chair, Organizer)
Hankins, William B. Party Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Heckelman, Jac Creating Constitutions (Discussant, Presenter)
Hepaksaz, Engin Explaining Deficits and Debt (Discussant, Presenter)
heyes, anthony Game Theoretic Models of Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Hicks, Daniel Principal Agent Problems (Discussant, Presenter)
Hoang, Edward Political Economy of Economic Policymaking (Discussant, Presenter)
Hoffer, Adam Rent Seeking and Profit Seeking (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Holcombe, Randall Economics and Politics of Institutional Quality (Discussant, Presenter)
Holian, Matthew Urban Political Economy (Discussant, Presenter)
Ihori, Toshihiro Interest Groups and Collective Action (Discussant, Presenter)
Jackson, Jeremy Political Economy of Capitalism (Presenter)
Jankowski, Richard Empirical Models of Voter Behavior (Discussant, Presenter)
Jaronicki, Katharina The Swiss Cantons (Discussant, Presenter)
Jennings, Colin Voter Perceptions and Preferences (Discussant, Presenter)
JEROME, Bruno Parties and Elections (Discussant, Presenter)
Johnson, Blake Economics and Politics of Institutional Quality (Discussant, Presenter)
Kaminski, Marek Models of Politics (Presenter)
Kang, Eunju Urban Political Economy (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Kauder, Bjoern Economic Institutions and Well-Being (Discussant, Presenter)
Keech, William Models of Politics (Chair, Discussant)
Kenny, Larry Party Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Kilgour, D. Marc Papers in Social Choice 2 (Discussant, Presenter)
Kimmerle, Christoph Political Economy in Different Systems (Presenter)
Kitchens, Carl Geography and Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Koeppl-Turyna, Monika Primaries, Parties, and Electoral Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Kouba, Ludek Informal Institutions (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Krutilla, Kerry Applying the Wisdom of Gordon Tullock (Discussant, Presenter)
Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 2 (Discussant)
Krutilla, Kerry Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 2 (Presenter)
Kumar, Nakul Political Economy in Different Systems (Discussant, Presenter)
KUNIEDA, SHIGEKI Voter Perceptions and Preferences (Discussant, Presenter)
Lacombe, Marcelo Institutions and Protection (Discussant)
Lacombe, Marcelo Institutions and Protection (Presenter)
Law, David Judicial Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Lawson, Robert Plenary Session 3: Peltzman on Socialism (Discussant)
Political Economy of Capitalism (Discussant, Presenter)
Lee, Soomi Institutions and Incentives in Fiscal Policy (Discussant, Presenter)
Lewis, Verlan Information, Organization and Legislative Processes (Discussant, Presenter)
Lewisch, Peter Public Good and Voting Experiments (Discussant, Presenter)
Lopez, Edward Plenary Session 1: Rodrik on Ideas (Chair)
Plenary Session 2: Gwartney on The Revolution (Chair)
Plenary Session 3: Peltzman on Socialism (Chair)
Plenary Session 4: Coyne on Doing Bad (Chair)
Maaser, Nicola Geography and Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
MacDonald, Trent Private Sector Governance (Discussant, Presenter)
Maldonado, Beatriz International Political Economy (Discussant, Presenter)
Mann, Chris Political Economy of Economic Policymaking (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Mannix, Brian Applying the Wisdom of Gordon Tullock (Discussant, Presenter)
Marroquin , Andres Empirical Papers in Public Choice (Discussant, Presenter)
Marti, Christian The Swiss Cantons (Discussant, Presenter)
McAndrew, William Privately Produced Public Goods (Discussant, Presenter)
McCannon, Bryan Empirical Studies in the American States (Discussant, Presenter)
McLean, Iain New Book Discussion: Mathematical Theory of Democracy by Andranik Tangian (Presenter)
Creating Constitutions (Chair)
Meehan, Brian Privately Produced Public Goods (Discussant)
Meehan, Brian Privately Produced Public Goods (Presenter)
Miller, Gina Institutions and Protection (Discussant, Presenter)
Miller, Peter Economics and Politics of Institutional Quality (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Miller, Stephen Public Finance and Economic Policy (Discussant, Presenter)
Mitchell, Matthew The Political Economy of Good Governance (Discussant, Presenter)
Miyazaki, Tomomi Empirical Papers in Public Choice (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Mizuno, Nobuhiro Informal Institutions (Discussant, Presenter)
Moberg, Lotta Institutional Context (Discussant, Presenter)
Moricz, Sara Empirical Political Economy Around the World (Discussant, Presenter)
Mueller, Paul Monetary Public Choice (Discussant, Presenter)
Mulholland, Sean Origins of Policies in the American States (Discussant)
Mulholland, Sean Origins of Policies in the American States (Presenter)
Munger, Michael New Book Discussion: Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter by Ilya Somin (Presenter)
Political Economy of Capitalism (Discussant, Presenter)
The Genesis of and Motivations for Public Choice Theory (Discussant, Presenter)
NAKAMURA, ETSUHIRO Papers in Social Choice 1 (Discussant, Presenter)
Nakazawa, Katsuyoshi Interest Groups and Collective Action (Discussant, Presenter)
Nesbit, Todd Local Economic Freedom (Discussant, Presenter)
Neyapti, Bilin Voting in Spatial Models and Federalism (Discussant, Presenter)
Nicoara, Olga Constitutional Political Economy Topics (Discussant, Presenter)
Nikolaev, Boris Economic Institutions and Well-Being (Discussant, Organizer, Presenter)
Nowlin, Matthew Information, Organization and Legislative Processes (Discussant, Presenter)
O'Donnell, Kyle Ideas and Economic Liberalization (Discussant, Presenter)
ODABAS, HAKKI Public Finance and Economic Policy (Discussant, Presenter)
Okubo, Kazunobu Information, Organization and Legislative Processes (Discussant, Presenter)
Ornstein, Joseph Voting in Spatial Models and Federalism (Discussant, Presenter)
Palnau, Irene Institutions and Protection (Discussant, Presenter)
Paskalev, Zdravko Preferences for Conflict? (Discussant, Presenter)
Patrick Tuszynski, Meg Political Economy in Different Systems (Discussant, Presenter)
Pearson, R. Scott Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 1 (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Pecorino, Paul Interest Groups and Collective Action (Discussant, Presenter)
Pehl, Malte Parties and Elections (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Peltzman, Sam Plenary Session 3: Peltzman on Socialism (Presenter)
Pierson, Joshua Origins of Policies in the American States (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Piper, Brian Explaining Deficits and Debt (Discussant, Presenter)
Pitlik, Hans Ideas and Economic Liberalization (Discussant, Presenter)
Poitras, Marc Political Economy Potpourri (Discussant, Presenter)
Pope, Jeremy Creating Constitutions (Discussant, Presenter)
Potthoff, Richard F. Empirical Models of Voter Behavior (Discussant, Presenter)
Pourebrahimi, Arash Empirical Political Economy Around the World (Discussant, Presenter)
Prasad, Mahendra Papers in Social Choice 1 (Discussant, Presenter)
Papers in Social Choice 2 (Discussant, Presenter)
Raddatz, Rick Preferences for Conflict? (Discussant, Presenter)
Ragan, Robi Models of Politics (Presenter)
Ragusa, Jordan Information, Organization and Legislative Processes (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Rajagopalan, Shruti Constitutional Political Economy Topics (Discussant, Presenter)
Ramirez, Shawn International Political Economy (Discussant, Presenter)
Ramsden, Alma Labor Regulations (Discussant, Presenter)
Redlin, Margarete Private Sector Governance (Discussant, Presenter)
Richman, Jesse Models of Politics (Presenter)
Riem, Marina Institutions and Incentives in Fiscal Policy (Discussant, Presenter)
Rodrik, Dani Plenary Session 1: Rodrik on Ideas (Presenter)
Roth, M. Garrett Voter Perceptions and Preferences (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Russ, Jacob Institutional Context (Discussant, Presenter)
Institutions and Protection (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Salles, Maurice New Book Discussion: Mathematical Theory of Democracy by Andranik Tangian (Presenter)
Salter, Alexander Constitutional Political Economy Topics (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
The Political Economy of Good Governance (Discussant, Presenter)
Salvino, Robert The Political Economy of Good Governance (Discussant, Presenter)
Sasmaz, Mahmut Unsal Cross-Country Studies of Environment and Development (Presenter)
Schaufele, Brandon Primaries, Parties, and Electoral Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Schinke, Christoph Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 2 (Discussant, Presenter)
Schröder, Christoph Institutions and Incentives in Fiscal Policy (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Schwartz, Thomas Game Theoretic Models of Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Sethia, Deepak Political Economy in Different Systems (Presenter)
Sheehan, Kathleen Geography and Politics (Discussant, Presenter)
Shughart, William Reflections on the Contributions of Charles K. Rowley (Presenter)
Siklos, Pierre Monetary Public Choice (Discussant, Presenter)
Slutsky, Steven Empirical Models of Voter Behavior (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Smith, Adam Rent Seeking and Profit Seeking (Discussant, Presenter)
New Book Discussion: Bootleggers & Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics by Adam C. Smith and Bruce Yandle (Chair, Organizer, Presenter)
Snow, Nathanael Informal Institutions (Discussant, Presenter)
Principal Agent Problems (Discussant, Presenter)
Somin, Ilya New Book Discussion: Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter by Ilya Somin (Chair, Organizer, Presenter)
Spengler, Dominic Corruption (Presenter)
Stansel, Dean Public Choice, Public Policy, and Entrepreneurship (Discussant)
Local Economic Freedom (Chair, Discussant, Organizer, Presenter)
Stephenson, Frank Public Choice, Public Policy, and Entrepreneurship (Discussant, Presenter)
Streb, Jorge Ideas and Economic Liberalization (Discussant, Presenter)
Suarez, Paola Private Sector Governance (Discussant, Presenter)
Susa, Taiki Voting in Spatial Models and Federalism (Discussant, Presenter)
Sutter, Daniel Political Economy Potpourri (Chair, Organizer)
Political Economy of Natural Disasters (Chair, Discussant, Organizer, Presenter)
Tangian, Andranik New Book Discussion: Mathematical Theory of Democracy by Andranik Tangian (Organizer)
Telly, Charles Institutional Context (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Tennyson, Sharon Labor Regulations (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Teson, Fernando New Book Discussion: Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter by Ilya Somin (Presenter)
Thomas, Diana New Book Discussion: Bootleggers & Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics by Adam C. Smith and Bruce Yandle (Presenter)
Thomas, Michael Policy Choices and Economic Outcomes 2 (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Tideman, Nicolaus Voting in Spatial Models and Federalism (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Toma, Michael Political Economy Potpourri (Discussant, Presenter)
Tomic, Aleksandar Local Economic Freedom (Discussant, Presenter)
Toukan, Amjad Game Theoretic Models of Politics (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Trojniak, Joshua Private Sector Governance (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Troyan, Jessi Geography and Politics (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Tsai, Pihan Explaining Deficits and Debt (Discussant, Presenter)
Uppal, Yogesh Empirical Political Economy Around the World (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Urban, Carly Primaries, Parties, and Electoral Politics (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Vachris, Michelle Reflections on the Contributions of Charles K. Rowley (Chair, Organizer)
Vanberg, Christoph Legislative Institutions and Legislative Bargaining (Chair, Presenter)
Vanberg, Georg Judicial Politics (Chair, Discussant, Organizer)
Legislative Institutions and Legislative Bargaining (Discussant, Organizer)
Vanberg, Viktor Constitutional Political Economy Topics (Discussant, Presenter)
Veiga, Linda Explaining Deficits and Debt (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Villarreal, Mario Financial Regulation (Organizer)
Monetary Public Choice (Organizer)
Vorobyev, Dmitriy Papers in Social Choice 2 (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Vuillemey, Guillaume Financial Regulation (Discussant, Presenter)
Wada, Junichiro Papers in Social Choice 1 (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Wagner, Gary International Political Economy (Presenter)
Political Economy Potpourri (Discussant, Presenter)
Wagner, Richard Reflections on the Contributions of Charles K. Rowley (Presenter)
Waller, J. Kerry The Political Economy of Good Governance (Discussant, Presenter)
wang, ning Privately Produced Public Goods (Presenter)
Warren, Patrick Empirical Studies in the American States (Discussant, Presenter)
Wegner, Gerhard Ideas and Economic Liberalization (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Wirths, Damien The Swiss Cantons (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Witt, Ulrich Monetary Public Choice (Discussant, Presenter)
Wojnilower, Joshua Monetary Public Choice (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Wolf, Kaitlyn Empirical Studies in the American States (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Xu, Zhenhui Empirical Political Economy Around the World (Discussant, Presenter)
Yandle, Bruce New Book Discussion: Bootleggers & Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics by Adam C. Smith and Bruce Yandle (Presenter)
The Genesis of and Motivations for Public Choice Theory (Discussant, Presenter)
Yanovskiy, Moshe Leviathan (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Economic Institutions and Well-Being (Discussant)
Yonk, Ryan International Political Economy (Presenter)
Corruption (Presenter)
Yoo, Jeeyeon Urban Political Economy (Discussant, Presenter)
Zanzalari, Danielle Financial Regulation (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Zhavoronkov, Sergei Economic Institutions and Well-Being (Presenter)
Zhirnov, Andrei Party Politics (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Zillante, Arthur Models of Politics (Discussant)
Public Good and Voting Experiments (Discussant, Presenter)