The 54th Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society

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

Thursday, March 2, 2017


3:00pm – 4:15pm

Royal Salon C


Conference Welcome, Special Introductions

Session Chair: Georg Vanberg
Session Organizer: Edward Lopez


6:00pm – 7:30pm

La Nouvelle East/West, Bienville, and Iberville Ballrooms

Friday, March 3, 2017

7:00am – 8:00am


7:00am – 5:00pm

Queen Anne Mezzanine


8:00am – 9:30am

Orleans Room

Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (1)

Session Chair: Roger Congleton
Session Organizer: Roger Congleton

Plott Experiments 1

Session Chair: Keith Dougherty
Session Organizer: Keith Dougherty

Empirical Political Economy of U.S. Regulations

Session Chair: Adam Hoffer
Session Organizer: Adam Hoffer

Independent Judiciary: International Perspectives

Session Chair: Shruti Rajagopalan
Session Organizer: Shruti Rajagopalan

Financial Market Regulatory Reform

Session Chair: Norbert Michel
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Policing and Crime

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

Policy, Unemployment, and Poverty

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

Economic Freedom and Its Consequences

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

Economic Consequences of Regulation

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


9:30am – 10:00am

Queen Anne Mezzanine



11:20am – 12:50pm


1:00pm – 2:30pm

Cabildo Room

Explorations in Constitutional Political Economy

Session Chair: Adam Martin
Session Organizer: Adam Martin

Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (2)

Session Chair: Roger Congleton
Session Organizer: Roger Congleton

Political Economy of Monetary Policy

Session Chair: Peter Calcagno
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Polycentricity and Institutional Dilemmas in Public Choice

Session Chair: Roberta Herzberg
Session Organizer: Roberta Herzberg

Contests

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

Voting and Public Opinion

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

Economic Consequences of Corruption

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

Happiness

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

Innovation and Institutions: Governance and Technology

Session Chair: Lynne Kiesling
Session Organizer: Lynne Kiesling


2:30pm – 2:40pm


2:40pm – 4:10pm

Orleans Room

Contests, Terrorism, and Borders

Session Chair: Todd Sandler
Session Organizer: Todd Sandler

Competition and Collusion in Theories of Federalism

Session Chair: Richard Wagner
Session Organizer: Richard Wagner

Formal Approaches to Collective Choice

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

Fiscal and Monetary Policy

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

Formal Approaches to Parties and Voting

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

Redistribution and Inequality

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

Political Economy and Elections

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

Legislative Politics in the States

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


4:10pm – 4:20pm


4:20pm – 5:50pm

Cathedral Room

Understanding the Rules of the Game: Institutions and Entrepreneurship

Session Chair: Daniel Bennett
Session Organizer: Boris Nikolaev

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

Session Chair: Greg Randolph
Session Organizer: Greg Randolph

Empirical State and Local Political Economy

Session Chair: Dean Stansel
Session Organizer: Dean Stansel

Inequality: Free Market Perspectives

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

Topics in Applied Political Economy

Session Chair: Travis Wiseman
Session Organizer: Travis Wiseman

Formal Approaches to Voting and Rent-Seeking

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

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

Orleans Room

Plott’s Legacy: Papers by His Former Students

Session Chair: Keith Dougherty
Session Organizer: Keith Dougherty

Formal Models of Policymaking

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

State Policy

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

Development

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

CPE

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

Polarization and Public Opinion

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

Collective Action and Cooperation

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

Policymaking and the Bureaucracy

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


9:30am – 10:00am

Queen Anne Mezzanine


10:00am – 11:20am

Queen Anne Ballroom


11:20am – 11:30am


11:30am – 1:00pm

Cathedral Room

Economics of Corruption

Session Chair: Jamie Bologna
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Regressive Effects of Regulation

Session Chair: Diana Thomas
Session Organizer: Diana Thomas

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

Session Chair: Roberta Herzberg
Session Organizer: Roberta Herzberg

Social Choice

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

Political Cycles

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

Authoritarian Politics

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

Congress

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

PPE Panel

Session Chair: Georg Vanberg
Session Organizer: Cathleen Johnson

Plott Experiments 2

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


1:00pm – 2:30pm

East/West, Bienville Ballrooms


2:40pm – 4:10pm

Institutions

Session Chair: Jayme Lemke
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Sportometrics in Honor of Robert D. Tollison

Session Chair: Raymond Sauer
Session Organizer: Raymond Sauer

Models of Voting and Legislative Decision Making

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

Size of Government

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

Institutions and Fiscal Outcomes

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

Political Consequences of Corruption

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

Social Trust

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

Fiscal Policy in Comparative Perspective

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

Responsiveness

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


4:10pm – 4:20pm


4:20pm – 5:50pm

Cathedral Room

State and Local Fiscal Policy

Session Chair: Peter Calcagno
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno

Explanatory Theories of Public Debt

Session Chair: Richard Wagner
Session Organizer: Richard Wagner

Regulation

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

Culture

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

Terrorism

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

Property Rights

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

Rent-Seeking

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

The Political Economy of Violence

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


6:00pm – 7:30pm

East/West, Bienville Ballrooms


7:30pm – 11:59pm