The 54th Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society

2017 Public Choice Society Annual Meetings, March 2-4, New Orleans Louisiana March 2-4, Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans Louisiana

Thursday, March 2, 2017


3:00pm – 4:15pm

Room: Royal Salon C


Room: Queen Anne Ballroom

Conference Welcome, Special Introductions

Session Chair: Georg Vanberg
Session Organizer: Edward Lopez


6:00pm – 7:30pm

Room: La Nouvelle East/West, Bienville, and Iberville Ballrooms

Friday, March 3, 2017

7:00am – 8:00am


7:00am – 5:00pm

Room: Queen Anne Mezzanine


8:00am – 9:30am

Room: Orleans Room

Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (1)

Session Chair: Roger Congleton
Session Organizer: Roger Congleton

Room: Iberville Room

Plott Experiments 1

Session Chair: Keith Dougherty
Session Organizer: Keith Dougherty

Room: Ursuline Room

Empirical Political Economy of U.S. Regulations

Session Chair: Adam Hoffer
Session Organizer: Adam Hoffer

Room: Pontalba Room

Independent Judiciary: International Perspectives

Session Chair: Shruti Rajagopalan
Session Organizer: Shruti Rajagopalan

Room: Cabildo Room

Financial Market Regulatory Reform

Session Chair: Norbert Michel
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Room: Beauregard Room

Policing and Crime

Session Chair: Ennio Piano
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Gallier Room

Policy, Unemployment, and Poverty

Session Chair: Josef Montag
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Cathedral Room

Economic Freedom and Its Consequences

Session Chair: Jeremy Jackson
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Royal Salon A

Economic Consequences of Regulation

Session Chair: Alex Moyem Kombat
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


9:30am – 10:00am

Room: Queen Anne Mezzanine



11:20am – 12:50pm

Room: Royal Salon B


1:00pm – 2:30pm

Room: Cabildo Room

Explorations in Constitutional Political Economy

Session Chair: Adam Martin
Session Organizer: Adam Martin

Room: Orleans Room

Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (2)

Session Chair: Roger Congleton
Session Organizer: Roger Congleton

Room: Beauregard Room

Political Economy of Monetary Policy

Session Chair: Peter Calcagno
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Room: Iberville Room

Polycentricity and Institutional Dilemmas in Public Choice

Session Chair: Roberta Herzberg
Session Organizer: Roberta Herzberg

Room: Pontalba Room

Contests

Session Chair: Marco Serena
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Royal Salon A

Voting and Public Opinion

Session Chair: Josh Smith
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Ursuline Room

Economic Consequences of Corruption

Session Chair: Oguzhan Dincer
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Gallier Room

Happiness

Session Chair: Ming Hsu
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Cathedral Room

Innovation and Institutions: Governance and Technology

Session Chair: Lynne Kiesling
Session Organizer: Lynne Kiesling


2:30pm – 2:40pm


2:40pm – 4:10pm

Room: Orleans Room

Contests, Terrorism, and Borders

Session Chair: Todd Sandler
Session Organizer: Todd Sandler

Room: Cathedral Room

Competition and Collusion in Theories of Federalism

Session Chair: Richard Wagner
Session Organizer: Richard Wagner

Room: Iberville Room

Room: Ursuline Room

Formal Approaches to Collective Choice

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

Room: Gallier Room

Fiscal and Monetary Policy

Session Chair: Jakob de Haan
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Royal Salon A

Formal Approaches to Parties and Voting

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

Room: Pontalba Room

Redistribution and Inequality

Session Chair: Tor Midtboe
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Beauregard Room

Political Economy and Elections

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

Room: Cabildo Room

Legislative Politics in the States

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


4:10pm – 4:20pm


4:20pm – 5:50pm

Room: Cathedral Room

Understanding the Rules of the Game: Institutions and Entrepreneurship

Session Chair: Daniel Bennett
Session Organizer: Boris Nikolaev

Room: Orleans Room

Public Policy: Charitable Giving, Crime, Urban Growth and Law

Session Chair: Greg Randolph
Session Organizer: Greg Randolph

Room: Iberville Room

Empirical State and Local Political Economy

Session Chair: Dean Stansel
Session Organizer: Dean Stansel

Room: Cabildo Room

Inequality: Free Market Perspectives

Session Chair: Stephen Miller
Session Organizer: G.P. Manish

Room: Ursuline Room

Topics in Applied Political Economy

Session Chair: Travis Wiseman
Session Organizer: Travis Wiseman

Room: Gallier Room

Formal Approaches to Voting and Rent-Seeking

Session Chair: Nicholas Miller
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Beauregard Room

Economics and Public Choice

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


6:00pm – 11:59pm


Saturday, March 4, 2017


7:00am – 8:00am


8:00am – 9:30am

Room: Orleans Room

Plott’s Legacy: Papers by His Former Students

Session Chair: Keith Dougherty
Session Organizer: Keith Dougherty

Room: Iberville Room

Formal Models of Policymaking

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

Room: Cabildo Room

State Policy

Session Chair: Dodge Cahan
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Ursuline Room

Development

Session Chair: Ribal Abi Raad
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Pontalba Room

CPE

Session Chair: Charles Delmotte
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Beauregard Room

Polarization and Public Opinion

Session Chair: Hans Pitlik
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Gallier Room

Collective Action and Cooperation

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

Room: Royal Salon A

Policymaking and the Bureaucracy

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


9:30am – 10:00am

Room: Queen Anne Mezzanine


10:00am – 11:20am

Room: Queen Anne Ballroom


11:20am – 11:30am


11:30am – 1:00pm

Room: Cathedral Room

Economics of Corruption

Session Chair: Jamie Bologna
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Room: Iberville Room

Regressive Effects of Regulation

Session Chair: Diana Thomas
Session Organizer: Diana Thomas

Room: Orleans Room

Roundtable on Vincent Ostrom’s Meaning of Democracy and the Vulnerabilities of Democracies

Session Chair: Roberta Herzberg
Session Organizer: Roberta Herzberg

Room: Royal Salon A

Social Choice

Session Chair: Ville Korpela
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Ursuline Room

Political Cycles

Session Chair: Alejandro Corvalan
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Gallier Room

Authoritarian Politics

Session Chair: Adrian Lucardi
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Beauregard Room

Congress

Session Chair: Ulrich Matter
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Pontalba Room

PPE Panel

Session Chair: Georg Vanberg
Session Organizer: Cathleen Johnson

Room: Cabildo Room

Plott Experiments 2

Session Chair: Gregory DeAngelo
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


1:00pm – 2:30pm

Room: East/West, Bienville Ballrooms


2:40pm – 4:10pm

Institutions

Session Chair: Jayme Lemke
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Room: Iberville Room

Sportometrics in Honor of Robert D. Tollison

Session Chair: Raymond Sauer
Session Organizer: Raymond Sauer

Room: Cathedral Room

Models of Voting and Legislative Decision Making

Session Chair: Yasushi Asako
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Cabildo Room

Size of Government

Session Chair: William B. Hankins
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Ursuline Room

Institutions and Fiscal Outcomes

Session Chair: Monika Koeppl-Turyna
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Pontalba Room

Political Consequences of Corruption

Session Chair: M. Kadir Dogan
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Royal Salon A

Social Trust

Session Chair: Pedro Camões
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Gallier Room

Fiscal Policy in Comparative Perspective

Session Chair: Real Arai
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Beauregard Room

Responsiveness

Session Chair: Amir Borges Ferreira Neto
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


4:10pm – 4:20pm


4:20pm – 5:50pm

Room: Cathedral Room

State and Local Fiscal Policy

Session Chair: Peter Calcagno
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Room: Orleans Room

Explanatory Theories of Public Debt

Session Chair: Richard Wagner
Session Organizer: Richard Wagner

Room: Iberville Room

Regulation

Session Chair: Conor Lennon
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Ursuline Room

Culture

Session Chair: Matthew Bonick
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Pontalba Room

Terrorism

Session Chair: Edwar Escalante
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Beauregard Room

Property Rights

Session Chair: Adrian Moore
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Gallier Room

Rent-Seeking

Session Chair: Raymond March
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Room: Royal Salon A

The Political Economy of Violence

Session Chair: Toshihiro Ihori
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


6:00pm – 7:30pm

Room: East/West, Bienville Ballrooms


7:30pm – 11:59pm