Photo Attribution The 54th Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society

2017 Conference Program


Participants and Session Assignments

People who have paid conference registration.


Agranov, Marina Plott Experiments 2  (Presenter, Discussant)
Aguiar-conraria, Luis Voting and Public Opinion  (Presenter, Discussant)
Ainsley, Caitlin Political Economy of Monetary Policy  (Presenter, Discussant)
Alston, Eric CPE  (Presenter, Discussant)
Apolte, Thomas Terrorism   (Presenter, Discussant)
Arce, Daniel Contests, Terrorism, and Borders  (Discussant, Presenter)
Asako, Yasushi Models of Voting and Legislative Decision Making  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Bailey, James Regressive Effects of Regulation  (Discussant, Presenter)
Basevitch, Assaf Formal Approaches to Parties and Voting  (Discussant, Presenter)
Bastos, Andr Economic Consequences of Regulation   (Presenter, Discussant)
Bedsworth, Fredrick Empirical Political Economy of U.S. Regulations  (Discussant, Presenter)
Bennett, Daniel Understanding the Rules of the Game: Institutions and Entrepreneurship  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Berdiev, Aziz Economic Consequences of Corruption   (Presenter, Discussant)
Berggren, Niclas Culture   (Discussant, Presenter)
Bergh, Andreas Social Trust   (Discussant, Presenter)
Bjuggren, Carl Magnus Policy, Unemployment, and Poverty  (Presenter, Discussant)
Bjrnskov, Christian Understanding the Rules of the Game: Institutions and Entrepreneurship  (Presenter, Discussant)
Boettke, Peter Roundtable on Vincent Ostrom’s Meaning of Democracy and the Vulnerabilities of Democracies  (Presenter)
Awards Luncheon  (Presenter)
Bologna, Jamie Economics of Corruption  (Chair, Presenter, Discussant)
Bonick, Matthew Culture   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Borges Ferreira Neto, Amir Responsiveness   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Bose, Feler Legislative Politics in the States  (Discussant, Presenter)
Boudreaux, Christopher Understanding the Rules of the Game: Institutions and Entrepreneurship  (Presenter, Discussant)
Economics of Corruption  (Presenter, Discussant)
Bradbury, John Sportometrics in Honor of Robert D. Tollison  (Presenter, Discussant)
Brams, Steven Formal Approaches to Parties and Voting  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Brice, Brandon The Political Economy of Violence  (Presenter, Discussant)
Brown, Alex Plott’s Legacy: Papers by His Former Students  (Presenter, Discussant)
Buiatti, Cesare Congress  (Discussant, Presenter)
Bundrick, Jacob State and Local Fiscal Policy  (Discussant, Presenter)
Burgdorf, Jacob Economic Consequences of Regulation   (Discussant, Presenter)
Burns, Scott Political Economy of Monetary Policy  (Discussant, Presenter)
Cahan, Dodge Third Annual Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Prize for Best Combined Paper and Presentation by a Graduate Student: Finalists' Presentations  (Presenter)
State Policy  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Calcagno, Peter Financial Market Regulatory Reform  (Organizer)
Political Economy of Monetary Policy  (Chair, Organizer)
Economics of Corruption  (Organizer)
Institutions  (Organizer)
State and Local Fiscal Policy  (Chair, Organizer, Presenter, Discussant)
Callahan, Scott Congress  (Presenter, Discussant)
Cames, Pedro Social Trust   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Candela, Rosolino Third Annual Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Prize for Best Combined Paper and Presentation by a Graduate Student: Finalists' Presentations  (Presenter)
Institutions  (Discussant, Presenter)
Carden, Art Institutions  (Discussant, Presenter)
Carson, Trey Regulation  (Discussant, Presenter)
Casari, Priscila Rent-Seeking  (Presenter, Discussant)
Chen, Benjamin Formal Models of Policymaking  (Discussant, Presenter)
Choi, Young Back Inequality: Free Market Perspectives  (Discussant, Presenter)
Coates, Dennis Formal Models of Policymaking  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Sportometrics in Honor of Robert D. Tollison  (Discussant, Presenter)
Congleton, Roger Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (1)  (Chair, Organizer)
Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (2)  (Chair, Organizer, Discussant, Presenter)
Corvalan, Alejandro Political Cycles  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Coughlin, Peter Formal Approaches to Collective Choice  (Presenter, Discussant)
Cowen, Nick Explorations in Constitutional Political Economy  (Presenter, Discussant)
Craig, Steven Policymaking and the Bureaucracy   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Crain, Mark Legislative Politics in the States  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Celebrating Bob Tollison's Life and Works: A Memorial Roundtable - Sponsored by the William E. Simon Professorship of Political Economy at Lafayette College  (Chair, Presenter)
D'amico, Daniel Polycentricity and Institutional Dilemmas in Public Choice  (Discussant, Presenter)
Economics and Public Choice  (Discussant, Presenter)
De Haan, Jakob Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (1)  (Presenter)
Fiscal and Monetary Policy  (Chair, Presenter, Discussant)
De Sinopoli, Francesco Formal Approaches to Voting and Rent-Seeking   (Discussant, Presenter)
Deangelo, Gregory Plott Experiments 2  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Delmotte, Charles Third Annual Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Prize for Best Combined Paper and Presentation by a Graduate Student: Finalists' Presentations  (Presenter)
CPE  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Dincer, Oguzhan Economic Consequences of Corruption   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Dogan, M. Kadir Political Consequences of Corruption   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Doran, Colin Property Rights  (Presenter, Discussant)
Dougherty, Keith Plott Experiments 1  (Chair, Organizer)
Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (2)  (Presenter, Discussant)
Plott’s Legacy: Papers by His Former Students  (Chair, Organizer)
Social Choice  (Presenter, Discussant)
Dwyer, Gerald Financial Market Regulatory Reform  (Discussant, Presenter)
Ealy, Lenore Roundtable on Vincent Ostrom’s Meaning of Democracy and the Vulnerabilities of Democracies  (Presenter)
Ellig, Jerry Financial Market Regulatory Reform  (Discussant, Presenter)
Ernest, Jonathan Economic Consequences of Regulation   (Discussant, Presenter)
Escalante, Edwar Terrorism   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Eusepi, Giuseppe Competition and Collusion in Theories of Federalism  (Presenter, Discussant)
Faraz, Naseem Political Cycles  (Discussant, Presenter)
Faria, Anna Institutions and Fiscal Outcomes  (Discussant, Presenter)
Fike, Rosemarie Culture   (Presenter, Discussant)
Fleck, Robert Innovation and Institutions: Governance and Technology  (Presenter, Discussant)
Fuller, Caleb Institutions  (Presenter, Discussant)
Furukawa, Junko Collective Action and Cooperation   (Discussant, Presenter)
Geloso, Vincent Property Rights  (Discussant, Presenter)
Goff, Brian Sportometrics in Honor of Robert D. Tollison  (Discussant, Presenter)
Celebrating Bob Tollison's Life and Works: A Memorial Roundtable - Sponsored by the William E. Simon Professorship of Political Economy at Lafayette College  (Presenter)
Gohmann, Stephan Economic Freedom and Its Consequences   (Presenter, Discussant)
Goodman, Nathan Polycentricity and Institutional Dilemmas in Public Choice  (Presenter, Discussant)
Goya-tocchetto, Daniela Redistribution and Inequality   (Discussant, Presenter)
Gries, Thomas Terrorism   (Discussant, Presenter)
Grosby, Steven Roundtable on Vincent Ostrom’s Meaning of Democracy and the Vulnerabilities of Democracies  (Presenter)
Gustafsson, Anders Responsiveness   (Presenter, Discussant)
Gutmann, Jerg Independent Judiciary: International Perspectives  (Presenter)
Hall, Daniel Collective Action and Cooperation   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Hammer, Eric Formal Approaches to Parties and Voting  (Presenter, Discussant)
Hankins, William B. Size of Government   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Hanoteau, Julien Economic Consequences of Corruption   (Discussant, Presenter)
Hebert, David Explanatory Theories of Public Debt  (Discussant, Presenter)
Helfer, Helena PPE Panel  (Discussant, Presenter)
Heyes, Anthony Formal Models of Policymaking  (Discussant, Presenter)
Hillman, Arye Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (1)  (Presenter, Discussant)
Hoffer, Adam Empirical Political Economy of U.S. Regulations  (Chair, Organizer, Presenter, Discussant)
Holcombe, Randall Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (1)  (Discussant, Presenter)
Third Annual Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Prize for Best Combined Paper and Presentation by a Graduate Student: Finalists' Presentations  (Discussant)
Inequality: Free Market Perspectives  (Presenter, Discussant)
Holt, Charles Plott Experiments 2  (Discussant, Presenter)
Horpedahl, Jeremy Responsiveness   (Discussant, Presenter)
Hsu, Ming Plott Experiments 1  (Presenter, Discussant)
Happiness  (Chair, Presenter, Discussant)
Iannantuoni, Giovanna Voting and Public Opinion  (Discussant, Presenter)
Ihori, Toshihiro The Political Economy of Violence  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Ineci, Sevgi Economic Consequences of Regulation   (Discussant, Presenter)
Isaac, Mark Plott’s Legacy: Papers by His Former Students  (Presenter, Discussant)
Jackson, Jeremy Economic Freedom and Its Consequences   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Jankowski, Richard Political Economy and Elections  (Presenter)
Janson, Nathalie Fiscal and Monetary Policy  (Discussant, Presenter)
Jenke, Libby Models of Voting and Legislative Decision Making  (Presenter, Discussant)
Jia, Shaomeng Topics in Applied Political Economy  (Presenter, Discussant)
Kalulu, Mavuto Economics of Corruption  (Discussant, Presenter)
Keech, William Explanatory Theories of Public Debt  (Discussant, Presenter)
Kiesling, Lynne Innovation and Institutions: Governance and Technology  (Chair, Organizer, Discussant, Presenter)
Kilgour, D. Marc Contests  (Discussant, Presenter)
Kitchens, Carl Sportometrics in Honor of Robert D. Tollison  (Discussant, Presenter)
Kline, Reuben Plott Experiments 2  (Discussant, Presenter)
Kling, Daniel Political Economy and Elections  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Klunover, Doron Contests  (Presenter, Discussant)
Kolesnikova, Natalia Size of Government   (Presenter, Discussant)
Korpela, Ville Social Choice  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Krasnozhon, Leo Policymaking and the Bureaucracy   (Presenter, Discussant)
Krieger, Tommy Development   (Discussant, Presenter)
Kurrild-klitgaard, Peter Social Choice  (Discussant, Presenter)
Lazanski, Dominique Innovation and Institutions: Governance and Technology  (Discussant, Presenter)
Lemke, Jayme Polycentricity and Institutional Dilemmas in Public Choice  (Presenter, Discussant)
Institutions  (Chair, Presenter, Discussant)
Lennon, Conor Regulation  (Chair, Presenter, Discussant)
Levendis, John Economics and Public Choice  (Discussant, Presenter)
Li, Cheng Formal Approaches to Voting and Rent-Seeking   (Discussant, Presenter)
Lopez, Edward Conference Welcome, Special Introductions  (Organizer)
Awards Luncheon  (Presenter)
Celebrating Bob Tollison's Life and Works: A Memorial Roundtable - Sponsored by the William E. Simon Professorship of Political Economy at Lafayette College  (Organizer)
Macera, Gonzalo Policing and Crime  (Discussant, Presenter)
Magness, Phillip Inequality: Free Market Perspectives  (Discussant, Presenter)
Responsiveness   (Discussant)
Mandon, Pierre Policy, Unemployment, and Poverty  (Discussant, Presenter)
March, Raymond Rent-Seeking  (Presenter)
Martin, Adam Explorations in Constitutional Political Economy  (Chair, Organizer, Presenter, Discussant)
Matter, Ulrich Congress  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Matti, Joshua Empirical Political Economy of U.S. Regulations  (Discussant, Presenter)
Maynard, Norman Political Economy of Monetary Policy  (Discussant, Presenter)
Mccannon, Bryan Legislative Politics in the States  (Presenter, Discussant)
Mckearin, Tobin Policymaking and the Bureaucracy   (Discussant, Presenter)
Mclaughlin, Patrick Regressive Effects of Regulation  (Presenter, Discussant)
Melcarne, Alessandro Independent Judiciary: International Perspectives  (Presenter)
Development   (Presenter, Discussant)
Mendenhall, Slade Explorations in Constitutional Political Economy  (Discussant, Presenter)
Michel, Norbert Financial Market Regulatory Reform  (Chair)
Midtboe, Tor Redistribution and Inequality   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Miller, Nicholas Formal Approaches to Voting and Rent-Seeking   (Chair, Presenter, Discussant)
Miller, Stephen Inequality: Free Market Perspectives  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Millsap, Adam Empirical State and Local Political Economy  (Presenter, Discussant)
Milyo, Jeff Economics of Corruption  (Discussant, Presenter)
Mitchell, David State and Local Fiscal Policy  (Presenter, Discussant)
Miyazaki, Tomomi Fiscal Policy in Comparative Perspective   (Presenter, Discussant)
Monaghan, Steven Legislative Politics in the States  (Discussant, Presenter)
Montag, Josef Policy, Unemployment, and Poverty  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Moorthy, Vivek Economic Freedom and Its Consequences   (Discussant, Presenter)
Mulholland, Sean Regressive Effects of Regulation  (Discussant, Presenter)
Mungan, Murat The Political Economy of Violence  (Discussant, Presenter)
Nikolaev, Boris Understanding the Rules of the Game: Institutions and Entrepreneurship  (Organizer, Presenter, Discussant)
Nitsch, Volker Fiscal and Monetary Policy  (Discussant, Presenter)
Norgaard, Julia Social Trust   (Discussant, Presenter)
Ogden, Benjamin Polarization and Public Opinion  (Presenter, Discussant)
Okazaki, Tetsuro Polarization and Public Opinion  (Discussant, Presenter)
Oprea, Ryan Plott’s Legacy: Papers by His Former Students  (Presenter, Discussant)
O'reilly, Patrick Policymaking and the Bureaucracy   (Discussant, Presenter)
Padilla, Alexandre Empirical State and Local Political Economy  (Presenter, Discussant)
Paramo Florencio, Andrea Social Trust   (Presenter, Discussant)
Pazzona, Matteo Policing and Crime  (Presenter, Discussant)
Pecorino, Paul Size of Government   (Discussant, Presenter)
Peng, Linan Authoritarian Politics   (Discussant, Presenter)
Pestel, Nico Redistribution and Inequality   (Presenter, Discussant)
Phillips, Michelle Responsiveness   (Presenter)
Piano, Ennio Policing and Crime  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Pitlik, Hans Polarization and Public Opinion  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Pokharel, Shree State Policy  (Discussant, Presenter)
Portillo, Javier Property Rights  (Discussant, Presenter)
Potrafke, Niklas Voting and Public Opinion  (Discussant, Presenter)
Prasad, Mahendra Social Choice  (Discussant, Presenter)
Rajagopalan, Shruti Independent Judiciary: International Perspectives  (Chair, Organizer, Presenter, Discussant)
Randolph, Greg Public Policy: Charitable Giving, Crime, Urban Growth and Law  (Chair, Organizer, Discussant, Presenter)
Rode, Martin Redistribution and Inequality   (Discussant, Presenter)
Rogerss, Brian Plott’s Legacy: Papers by His Former Students  (Discussant, Presenter)
Rondi, Laura Fiscal Policy in Comparative Perspective   (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Roth, M. Garrett Polarization and Public Opinion  (Discussant, Presenter)
Salsman, Richard Explanatory Theories of Public Debt  (Presenter, Discussant)
Salter, Alexander Financial Market Regulatory Reform  (Presenter, Discussant)
Political Economy of Monetary Policy  (Presenter, Discussant)
Sauer, Raymond Sportometrics in Honor of Robert D. Tollison  (Chair, Organizer, Discussant, Presenter)
Saving, Jason Policy, Unemployment, and Poverty  (Discussant, Presenter)
Selgin, George Financial Market Regulatory Reform  (Discussant, Presenter)
Sepulveda, Cristian Public Policy: Charitable Giving, Crime, Urban Growth and Law  (Presenter, Discussant)
Serena, Marco Contests  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Sheehan, Kathleen Empirical Political Economy of U.S. Regulations  (Discussant, Presenter)
Shughart, William Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (2)  (Discussant, Presenter)
Regressive Effects of Regulation  (Presenter, Discussant)
Celebrating Bob Tollison's Life and Works: A Memorial Roundtable - Sponsored by the William E. Simon Professorship of Political Economy at Lafayette College  (Presenter)
Skarbek, Emily Innovation and Institutions: Governance and Technology  (Discussant, Presenter)
Slutsky, Steven Formal Approaches to Collective Choice  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Smith, Josh Voting and Public Opinion  (Chair, Discussant, Presenter)
Stansel, Dean Empirical State and Local Political Economy  (Chair, Organizer, Discussant, Presenter)
Stein, Devin Institutions and Fiscal Outcomes  (Discussant, Presenter)
Stephenson, Frank Empirical State and Local Political Economy  (Presenter, Discussant)
Sterpan, Ion Competition and Collusion in Theories of Federalism  (Discussant, Presenter)
PPE Panel  (Presenter, Discussant)
Strickland, James Rent-Seeking  (Discussant, Presenter)
Suarez, Paola Economics and Public Choice  (Presenter, Discussant)
Tackett, Maria Political Cycles  (Presenter, Discussant)
Tarko, Vlad Competition and Collusion in Theories of Federalism  (Discussant, Presenter)
CPE  (Discussant, Presenter)
Tasto, Mike Public Policy: Charitable Giving, Crime, Urban Growth and Law  (Discussant, Presenter)
Testa, Patrick Authoritarian Politics   (Discussant, Presenter)
Thomas, David Chandler Collective Action and Cooperation   (Presenter, Discussant)
Thomas, Diana Regressive Effects of Regulation  (Chair, Organizer, Discussant, Presenter)
Tideman, Nicolaus Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (1)  (Presenter, Discussant)
Tjtta, Sigve Collective Action and Cooperation   (Discussant, Presenter)
Troumpounis, Orestis Models of Voting and Legislative Decision Making  (Discussant, Presenter)
Vanberg, Georg Opening Plenary Session with Charles R. Plott, Edward S. Harness Professor of Economics and Political Science, Cal Tech, Past President of PCS (1976-78)  (Chair)
Conference Welcome, Special Introductions  (Chair)
Independent Judiciary: International Perspectives  (Discussant)
Plenary Session 2: Emerging Scholar Plenary, "Governance Without Government" by David Skarbek, Senior Lecturer in Political Economy, Kings College London  (Chair)
Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (2)  (Discussant, Presenter)
Plenary Session 3: William Riker, the Rochester School, and Public Choice  (Chair)
PPE Panel  (Chair)
Awards Luncheon  (Presenter)
Vannoni, Davide Political Consequences of Corruption   (Presenter, Discussant)
Vesperoni, Alberto Contests, Terrorism, and Borders  (Discussant, Presenter)
Villarreal-diaz, Mario Economic Consequences of Corruption   (Discussant, Presenter)
Third Annual Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Prize for Best Combined Paper and Presentation by a Graduate Student: Finalists' Presentations  (Organizer)
Vorobyev, Dmitriy Political Cycles  (Discussant, Presenter)
Wagner, Richard Competition and Collusion in Theories of Federalism  (Chair, Organizer)
Roundtable on Vincent Ostrom’s Meaning of Democracy and the Vulnerabilities of Democracies  (Presenter)
Explanatory Theories of Public Debt  (Chair, Organizer, Discussant, Presenter)
Walker, Douglas State Policy  (Presenter, Discussant)
Walker, Paul Topics in Applied Political Economy  (Discussant, Presenter)
Warneryd, Karl Contests, Terrorism, and Borders  (Presenter, Discussant)
Washington, Emily Regulation  (Discussant, Presenter)
Williamson, Claudia Topics in Applied Political Economy  (Discussant, Presenter)
Wilson, Rick Plott Experiments 1  (Presenter, Discussant)
Wiseman, Travis Topics in Applied Political Economy  (Chair, Organizer, Discussant, Presenter)
Woon, Jonathan Plott Experiments 1  (Discussant, Presenter)
Xu, Chenyang Political Consequences of Corruption   (Discussant, Presenter)
Yamamoto, Katsuzo Formal Approaches to Collective Choice  (Discussant, Presenter)
Yang, Tsung-han Formal Approaches to Collective Choice  (Discussant, Presenter)
Yildirim, Huseyin Formal Models of Policymaking  (Presenter, Discussant)
Yildizparlak, Anil Contests  (Discussant, Presenter)
Yonai, Derek Formal Approaches to Voting and Rent-Seeking   (Presenter, Discussant)
Yonk, Ryan Rent-Seeking  (Discussant, Presenter)
Yoon, Yong Competition and Collusion in Theories of Federalism  (Discussant, Presenter)
Zhou, Shan Political Economy and Elections  (Presenter, Discussant)
Zhou, Yang State and Local Fiscal Policy  (Discussant, Presenter)