The 53rd Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society

2016 Public Choice Society Meetings March 10-12, Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Thursday, March 10, 2016

1:00pm – 7:00pm

Crystal Atrium




7:20pm – 11:59pm

Friday, March 11, 2016

7:00am – 5:00pm

Crystal Atrium


7:00am – 8:30am

Crystal Atrium


8:00am – 9:30am

Chart Room

Political Theory

Session Chair: Colin Jennings
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Economic Institutions

Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Economic Freedom and Size of Government

Session Chair: Daniel Green
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Federalism I

Session Chair: Monica Escaleras
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Fiscal Policy and Economic Viability

Session Chair: Richard Salsman
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Structure, Scope and Growth of Government I

Session Chair: Jan Schnellenbach
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Coalitions and Policymaking in Parliamentary Democracies

Session Chair: Georg Vanberg
Session Organizer: Georg Vanberg

The Law and Economics of Marriage

Session Chair: Pavel Kuchař
Session Organizer: Joshua Hall

Public Goods I

Session Chair: Trey Carson
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


9:30am – 10:00am

Crystal Atrium



11:20am – 1:00pm


11:20am – 1:30pm

Lobby Restaurant A


1:00pm – 2:30pm

Chart Room

Bureaucracies

Session Chair: Arthur Denzau
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Legal Applications

Session Chair: Roee Sarel
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Political Economy Models

Session Chair: Ronald Batchelder
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Historical Perspectives

Session Chair: Daniel D'Amico
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Game Theory

Session Chair: Steven Slutsky
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Monetary Policy

Session Chair: Pierre Siklos
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Regulatory Cases and Economic Behavior

Session Chair: Andreas Bergh
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Rent Seeking I

Session Chair: Lucas Rentschler
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Handbook of Social Choice and Voting: Related Papers

Session Chair: Nicholas Miller
Session Organizer: Nicholas Miller

Taxing More Choice I

Session Chair: Adam Hoffer
Session Organizer: Adam Hoffer


2:30pm – 2:40pm


2:40pm – 4:10pm

Captains Boardroom

Federalism in International Arenas

Session Chair: Luigi Moretti
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Voting and Elections V

Session Chair: Benjamin Ogden
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Public Policy Provision

Session Chair: Michelle Lofton
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Political Institutions II

Session Chair: Irina Mirkina
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Regulation and Entrepreneurship II

Session Chair: Joshua Hall
Session Organizer: Joshua Hall

Macro Economic Freedom Studies

Session Chair: Daniel Bennett
Session Organizer: Daniel Bennett

Empirical State and Local Political Economy

Session Chair: Dean Stansel
Session Organizer: Dean Stansel

Taxing More Choice II

Session Chair: Todd Nesbit
Session Organizer: Adam Hoffer

The Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Prize: Finalists' Presentations

Session Chair: Roberta Herzberg
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


4:10pm – 4:20pm


4:20pm – 5:50pm

Chairmans Boardroom

Constitutions

Session Chair: Roger Congleton
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Gender and Culture

Session Chair: Mark Crain
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Political Cycles

Session Chair: Fabiano Barros
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Rent Seeking II

Session Chair: Randall Holcombe
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Political Institutions

Session Chair: Burton Abrams
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Collective Action

Session Chair: Marek Kaminski
Session Organizer: Keith Dougherty

Financial Regulation

Session Chair: Massimiliano Neri
Session Organizer: Massimiliano Neri

The Causes and Consequences of Legal and Regulatory Complexity

Session Chair: Patrick McLaughlin
Session Organizer: Patrick McLaughlin

Regulation, Subsidies and Entrepreneurship

Session Chair: Nils Karlson
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Polycentricity and Political Economy

Session Chair: Richard Wagner
Session Organizer: Richard Wagner

Saturday, March 12, 2016

7:00am – 8:30am


7:00am – 5:00pm

Crystal Atrium


8:00am – 9:30am

Chart Room

Public Goods III

Session Chair: Jennifer Dirmeyer
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Voting and Elections III

Session Chair: Steven Brams
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Federalism III

Session Chair: Nathan Ashby
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Political Economy

Session Chair: Jason Saving
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Political Representation

Session Chair: Stephan Gohmann
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Fiscal Policy III

Session Chair: Georgeanne Artz
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Rent Seeking III

Session Chair: George Clarke
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Institutional Analysis

Session Chair: Christopher Boudreaux
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Regulation and Entrepreneurship III

Session Chair: Bryan McCannon
Session Organizer: Joshua Hall


9:30am – 10:00am

Panorama Ballroom



11:30am – 1:00pm

Commodore Room

Conflict

Session Chair: Ahmed Skali
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Incentives

Session Chair: Mario Villarreal-Diaz
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Health Care

Session Chair: David Chandler Thomas
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Comparative Applications

Session Chair: Aziz Berdiev
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Issues of Technology and Information

Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Growth, Development and Land Use

Session Chair: William Fischel
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Local Institutions

Session Chair: Gunther Markwardt
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Political Thought

Session Chair: Michael Clark
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Social Norms and Behavior

Session Chair: Alexander Funcke
Session Organizer: Alexander Funcke


1:00pm – 2:40pm

Panorama Ballroom


2:40pm – 4:10pm

Commodore Room

Public Goods and Taxation

Session Chair: Edward Hoang
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Free Riding and the Provision of Public Goods

Session Chair: Henrik Jordahl
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Campaigns

Session Chair: Deborah Fletcher
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Fiscal Policy IV

Session Chair: John Golob
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Rent seeking IV

Session Chair: Richard Brown
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Comparative Political Economy

Session Chair: Anna Faria
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Public Finance and Public Policy

Session Chair: Peter Calcagno
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Trust

Session Chair: Christian Bjørnskov
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Individual Level Issues

Session Chair: Dennis Coates
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


4:10pm – 4:20pm


4:20pm – 5:50pm

Commodore Room

Explaining Election Cycles

Session Chair: Bodo Knoll
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Social Policy Provision

Session Chair: Bradley Hobbs
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Structure, Scope and Growth of Government II

Session Chair: Vlad Tarko
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Risk and Policymaking

Session Chair: Nakul Kumar
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Market Failures

Session Chair: Javier Portillo
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Social Interactions and Political Legitimacy

Session Chair: Peter Miller
Session Organizer: Peter Miller

Politics and Knowledge (Political Processes in the Context of the Assembly of Knowledge)

Session Chair: Pavel Kuchař
Session Organizer: Pavel Kuchař

Governance and Public Choice: Ostromian Themes and Interpretations

Session Chair: Lenore Ealy
Session Organizer: Paul Dragos Aligica

Experimental Public Choice

Session Chair: Keith Dougherty
Session Organizer: Keith Dougherty



7:30pm – 11:59pm