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

2017 Conference Program

State Policy


Saturday, March 4
8:00am — 9:30am

Cabildo Room

State Policy

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


How would a free market for casinos work in a new casino state?
Presenter: Douglas Walker
Discussant: Dodge Cahan


Electoral cycles in government employment: Evidence from US gubernatorial elections
Presenter: Dodge Cahan
Discussant: Shree Pokharel


State Exit Exams and Graduation Rates: A Hierarchical Modelling Approach
Presenter: Shree Pokharel
Discussant: Pablo Garofalo


Federal Spending and the Fiscal Rules of US States
Presenter: Pablo Garofalo
Discussant: Douglas Walker