Photo Attribution The 56th Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society

2019 Conference Program

Friday, March 15, 2019



7:00am—5:00pm
Regency Ballroom Foyer


8:00am—9:30am
Keeneland

Formal and Informal Institutions

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


The Cognitive Dimension of Institutions
Presenter: Edward Lopez
Co-Author(s): James L. Caton
Discussant: Daniel Rothschild


Social and Asocial Capital: Social Embeddedness and Government Intervention
Presenter: Daniel Rothschild
Discussant: Andreas Bergh


Hayekian Welfare States: Explaining the co-existence of economic freedom and big government
Presenter: Andreas Bergh
Discussant: Edward Lopez


8:00am—9:30am
Kentucky Suite

Public Choice Dynamics

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


Riding Dirty: The Political Economy of Disruptive Pavement Maintenance
Presenter: Benjamin Blemings
Co-Author(s): Bock, Margaret
Discussant: Steven Johnson


The Effect of State-Level Welfare Policy on Disability Acceptance Rates
Presenter: Steven Johnson
Discussant: Pedro Camões


Using Wavelets to Test the Waves of Democracy
Presenter: Pedro Camões
Co-Author(s): Aguiar-Conraria, Luis
Discussant: Benjamin Blemings


8:00am—9:30am
Gulfstream

Normative Public Choice

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


Cicero: A Constitutional Defense of the Roman Republic
Presenter: Richard Jankowski
Discussant: Jon Murphy


Frederic Bastiat: Public Choice Theorist
Presenter: Jon Murphy
Discussant: Vasyl Kvartiuk


Why "limited access" institutions may jeopardize federalism: Agriculture subsidization in the EU and Russia
Presenter: Vasyl Kvartiuk
Co-Author(s): Thomas Herzfeld, Jana Demoustier
Discussant: Nick Cowen


The mirage of mark-to-market taxation: Capital taxation within the market process
Presenter: Nick Cowen
Co-Author(s): Delmotte, Charles
Discussant: Richard Jankowski


8:00am—9:30am
Hialeah

Political History

Session Chair: Clara Jace
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


The comparative endurance and efficiency of religion.
Presenter: Anthony Gill
Discussant: Clara Jace


An Economic Theory of Economic Analysis: The Case of the School of Salamanca
Presenter: Clara Jace
Discussant: Emil Duhnea


Buchanan and Bloomington
Presenter: Emil Duhnea
Co-Author(s): Martin, Adam
Discussant: Anthony Gill


8:00am—9:30am
Seneca-Iroquois

Political Economy Case Studies

Session Chair: Peter Frank
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


An Expansive Pro-Life Movement: Political, Economic and Religious Perspectives on Refugees and Immigration in America
Presenter: Peter Frank
Co-Author(s): Ellis, Joseph; Castello, Sergio; Warren, Matthew
Discussant: Jonatan Lemus


Judicial strategic behavior in Guatemala’s Constitutional Court in tax cases from 2006 to 2018
Presenter: Jonatan Lemus
Co-Author(s): Galdamez, Enrique, Santos, Carolina; Fernandez, Santiago;
Discussant: Abdel-Hameed Nawar


Do Economics and Political Science Scholars Differ on Public Choice Issues? Evidence from Brazil
Presenter: Abdel-Hameed Nawar
Discussant: Cameron Weber


“Heuristic on Art-Statism: How State Art Production Can Create Preferences in Voters for a State with Greater Discretionary Power, with Case Studies from the New Deal”
Presenter: Cameron Weber
Co-Author(s): Weber, Cameron
Discussant: Peter Frank


8:00am—9:30am
Regency South B

The Politics of Criminal Justice

Session Chair: David Skarbek
Session Organizer: David Skarbek


Why Do States Privatize their Prisons? The Unintended Consequences of Inmate Litigation
Presenter: Anna Gunderson
Discussant: Joshua Page


A Constructed Reality: Desperation and Service in the Bail Industry
Presenter: Joshua Page
Discussant: Adaner Usmani


The Racial Politics of the Punitive Turn
Presenter: Adaner Usmani
Co-Author(s): Clegg, John
Discussant: Jennifer Doleac


Algorithmic Risk Assessment Tools in the Hands of Humans
Presenter: Jennifer Doleac
Co-Author(s): Stevenson, Megan
Discussant: Anna Gunderson


8:00am—9:30am
Regency South A

Law & Econ I

Session Chair: Murat Mungan
Session Organizer: kevin grier


Evidence on Court System Bias from Strategic Judge Assignment
Presenter: Jillian Carr
Co-Author(s): McClain, William
Discussant: Anna Harvey


Within-Judge Estimates of Appointment and Election In Criminal Appeals
Presenter: Anna Harvey
Co-Author(s): DeAngelo, Greg
Discussant: Murat Mungan


Positive Sanctions
Presenter: Murat Mungan
Discussant: Alexander Lundberg


On the Public Finance of Capital Punishment
Presenter: Alexander Lundberg
Discussant: Jillian Carr


8:00am—9:30am
Churchill Downs

Bureaucracy

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


Civil service reform, self-selection, and bureaucratic performance
Presenter: Daniel Gibbs
Discussant: Janet Kohlhase


Can Bureaucrats Manipulate Policy Outcomes?
Presenter: Janet Kohlhase
Co-Author(s): Craig, Steven; Hoang, Edward; Kohlhase, Janet
Discussant: Pedro Camões


Where or Whom to Contract? An Empirical Study of Political Proximity in Public Procurement at Municipal Level
Presenter: Pedro Camões
Co-Author(s): Cerejeira, João
Discussant: Alfa Farah


Winning a District Office in a Clientelistic Society: Evidence from Indonesia
Presenter: Alfa Farah
Discussant: Daniel Gibbs


8:00am—9:30am
Cherokee-Shawnee

Empirical Public Policy & Entrepreneurship

Session Chair: Daniel Bennett
Session Organizer: Daniel Bennett


Economic Freedom and Entrepreneurial Startup Activities in the United States
Presenter: Shishir Shakya
Discussant: Eric C. Mota


Public Policy and Entrepreneurship: The Adverse Effects of Well-Intended Policies
Presenter: Eric C. Mota
Co-Author(s): Peter G. Klein
Discussant: Jeremy Jackson


Creative Destruction, Job Reallocation, and Subjective Well-being
Presenter: Jeremy Jackson
Co-Author(s): Mona Ahmadiani; Adam Hyde
Discussant: Daniel Bennett


Local Economic Freedom and Creative Destruction in America
Presenter: Daniel Bennett
Discussant: Shishir Shakya



10:00am—11:20am
Regency Ballroom South

Plenary Session 2: PCS Past President Bernie Grofman on Redistricting

Session Chair: Roger Congleton
Session Organizer: Roger Congleton


Creating Congressional Districts: A Public Choice Perspective
Presenter: Bernard Grofman


11:20am—12:50pm
Belmont


11:20am—12:50pm


1:00pm—2:30pm
Regency South A

Theory of Rent Seeking

Session Chair: Paan Jindapon
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


Network Spillovers in Tullock's Contests
Presenter: Michael Smith
Co-Author(s): Dr. Paan Jindapon
Discussant: Wolfgang Leininger


Rent-Seeking in Nature: a Reassessment of Evolutionary Stability in Contests
Presenter: Wolfgang Leininger
Discussant: Cheng Li


Centralized Policymaking and Informational Lobbying
Presenter: Cheng Li
Discussant: Jeremy Kidd


Collusive Rent-Seeking in Cy Pres Class Action Settlements
Presenter: Jeremy Kidd
Co-Author(s): Whitehead, Michael
Discussant: Paan Jindapon


1:00pm—2:30pm
Cherokee-Shawnee

How Policies Affect Growth, Productivity, and Trade

Session Chair: Scott Baier
Session Organizer: Patrick McLaughlin


Using Machine Learning to Quantify Trade Agreements
Presenter: Scott Baier
Co-Author(s): Narendra Regmi
Discussant: Bentley Coffey


Regulatory Budgeting and Economic Growth: Evidence from British Columbia
Presenter: Bentley Coffey
Co-Author(s): McLaughlin, Patrick; Peretto, Pietro
Discussant: Tyler Richards


Regulation and Productivity in US Manufacturing
Presenter: Tyler Richards
Co-Author(s): Patrick McLaughlin; Bentley Coffey
Discussant: Toshihiro Ihori


National Emergency and Security Spending
Presenter: Toshihiro Ihori
Discussant: Scott Baier


1:00pm—2:30pm
Keeneland

Experimental Public Choice I

Session Chair: Lucas Rentschler
Session Organizer: Gregory DeAngelo


Tilting the playing field in all-pay auctions
Presenter: Lucas Rentschler
Co-Author(s): Dan Kovenock
Discussant: Daniel Kling


Observability without observation: The effect of impersonal social pressure messages in a GOTV experiment
Presenter: Daniel Kling
Co-Author(s): Stratmann, Thomas
Discussant: Evan Calford


Law enforcement and strategic uncertainty
Presenter: Evan Calford
Co-Author(s): DeAngelo, Greg
Discussant: Bryan McCannon


Moral Cost in Weighted Committee Decisions
Presenter: Thomas Stratmann
Co-Author(s): Nicola Maaser
Discussant: Lucas Rentschler


1:00pm—2:30pm
Gulfstream

Domestic and International Federalism: Game Theoretic Properties

Session Chair: Yukari Iwanami
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


Burden-Sharing among Alliance Members and the Reassurance Effect of Military Alliances
Presenter: Yukari Iwanami
Discussant: Shigeo Morita


Endogenous timing in tax competition and tax revenue orientation
Presenter: Shigeo Morita
Discussant: Ajay Sharma


Nash Equilibrium in Tax and Public Investment Competition
Presenter: Ajay Sharma
Co-Author(s): Pal, Rupayan
Discussant: Alex Theisen


Carrots, Sticks, and Words: Characterizing Soft and Hard Power in International Relations
Presenter: Alex Theisen
Discussant: Yukari Iwanami


1:00pm—2:30pm
Kentucky Suite

Artificial Intelligence and Public Choice Roundtable

Session Chair: Steven Brams
Session Organizer: Mahendra Prasad


AI Research Needs Public Choice
Presenter: Mahendra Prasad
Discussant: Baobao Zhang


Artificial Intelligence: American Attitudes and Trends
Presenter: Baobao Zhang
Co-Author(s): Allan Dafoe
Discussant: Allan Dafoe


Governing AI
Presenter: Allan Dafoe
Discussant: Roman Yampolskiy


Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security
Presenter: Roman Yampolskiy
Discussant: Mahendra Prasad


1:00pm—2:30pm
Seneca-Iroquois

Industrial Organization

Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


Regulation and Industry-Level Competitive Balance
Presenter: Todd Nesbit
Discussant: Jonas Grafström


An Anatomy of Failure – China´s Wind Power Program
Presenter: Jonas Grafström
Discussant: Todd Nesbit


1:00pm—2:30pm
Churchill Downs

International Political Economy

Session Chair: Friedrich Schneider
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


Are Fiscal Multiplier Estimates Politically Biased?
Presenter: Friedrich Heinemann
Co-Author(s): Asatryan, Zareh; Havlik, Annika; Heinemann, Friedrich; Nover, Justus
Discussant: Friedrich Schneider


Cash in Circulation and the Shadow Economy: An Empirical Investigation
Presenter: Friedrich Schneider
Co-Author(s): Seitz, Franz and Reimrers Hans-Eggert
Discussant: Katsuzo Yamamoto


Spatial Model Analysis and the Rational Choice Approach about Brinkmanship and Inadvertent War
Presenter: Katsuzo Yamamoto
Discussant: Friedrich Heinemann


1:00pm—2:30pm
Hialeah

Federalism I

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


Budget Constraints, Market Opportunities and Off-Budget Financing of Local Governments in China
Presenter: Nathan Dong
Co-Author(s): Wang, Zigan
Discussant: Arijit Ray


Conditional Cash Incentives and Sex-Ratio at Birth in India
Presenter: Arijit Ray
Discussant: Nathan Dong


1:00pm—2:30pm
Regency South B

Fifth Annual Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Prize for Best Combined Paper and Presentaiton by a Graduate Student

Session Chair: Edward Lopez
Session Organizer: Lynne Kiesling


Why Do States Privatize their Prisons? The Unintended Consequences of Inmate Litigation
Presenter: Anna Gunderson
Discussant: David Skarbek


The Effect of State-Level Welfare Policy on Disability Acceptance Rates
Presenter: Steven Johnson
Discussant: Roberta Herzberg


The Fiscal Truth: Personal Fiscal Information Curbs Enthusiasm for Tax and Spend
Presenter: Kaetana Leontjeva
Discussant: Richard Wagner


2:30pm—2:40pm


2:40pm—4:10pm
Keeneland

Conflict, Violence, and Governance

Session Chair: David Skarbek
Session Organizer: David Skarbek


Civilian Support for Criminal and Political Armed Groups: Evidence from Colombia
Presenter: Livia Schubiger
Co-Author(s): De Bruin, Erica; Weintraub, Michael
Discussant: Danilo Freire


What Drives State-Sponsored Violence?: Evidence from Extreme Bounds Analysis and Ensemble Learning Models
Presenter: Danilo Freire
Co-Author(s): Uzonyi, Gary
Discussant: John Meadowcroft


The Logic of Far-Right Activism
Presenter: John Meadowcroft
Discussant: Anja Shortland


Kidnap: Inside the Ransom Business
Presenter: Anja Shortland
Discussant: Livia Schubiger


2:40pm—4:10pm
Kentucky Suite

Legislative and Coalition Politics

Session Chair: Georg Vanberg
Session Organizer: Georg Vanberg


Logrolling and Minoritarian Rule
Presenter: Michelle Whyman
Discussant: Steven Brams


The (Police) Agency Problem: Police Use of Deadly Force
Presenter: David Fortunato
Co-Author(s): Scott Cook
Discussant: Michelle Whyman


Coalition Government, Legislative Institutions, and Public Policy in Parliamentary Democracies
Presenter: Georg Vanberg
Co-Author(s): Lanny Martin
Discussant: Daniel Smith


Turn-Taking in Office
Presenter: Daniel Smith
Discussant: David Fortunato


2:40pm—4:10pm
Gulfstream

Governance and Economic Development

Session Chair: Helena Helfer
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


Democracy and Prosperity – The Special Case of Latin America
Presenter: Helena Helfer
Discussant: Nicholas Reinarts


Democracy, Stability, and Prosperity: A Panel Data Analysis
Presenter: Nicholas Reinarts
Discussant: Peter Jacobsen


Planning the Public
Presenter: Peter Jacobsen
Discussant: Linan Peng


The Collective Action Problem of Collectivism: The Case of Chinese Agricultural Crisis
Presenter: Linan Peng
Discussant: Helena Helfer


2:40pm—4:10pm
Hialeah

Elections and Governance

Session Chair: Taiki Susa
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


Timing of election under globalization: a tax competition approach
Presenter: Taiki Susa
Discussant: Mats Ekman


Advance Voting and Political Competiton
Presenter: Mats Ekman
Discussant: Arthur Nelson


Advertising and Entry Deterrence in U.K. Parliamentary Elections
Presenter: Arthur Nelson
Discussant: James Strickland


Lobbying for a Cause: Public Interests, Private Interests, and Single-Interest Advocates
Presenter: James Strickland
Discussant: Taiki Susa


2:40pm—4:10pm
Seneca-Iroquois

PSE: Politics, Sociolocy, Economics

Session Chair: Peter Calcagno
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno


Constitutions and Social Trust: An Analysis of the U.S. States
Presenter: Peter Calcagno
Co-Author(s): Ahnen, David
Discussant: Christian Bjørnskov


Social Trust and Political Independence
Presenter: Christian Bjørnskov
Co-Author(s): Jerg Gutmann, Stefan Voigt
Discussant: Art Carden


It’s in Smith: An Ethically Mature Citizenry is Necessary for Growth
Presenter: Art Carden
Co-Author(s): Marshall, Jennings B.; Caskey, Greg
Discussant: Peter Calcagno


2:40pm—4:10pm
Regency South B

Technology Policy Through a Public Choice Lens (Roundtable)

Session Chair: Lynne Kiesling
Session Organizer: Lynne Kiesling


Technology Policy Through a Public Choice Lens: Net Neutrality
Presenter: Thomas Hazlett


Electricity and the Digital Energy Future
Presenter: Lynne Kiesling


Technology Policy Through a Public Choice Lens: Antitrust Populism
Presenter: Thom Lambert


2:40pm—4:10pm
Regency South A

Epistemic Choice and Public Choice

Session Chair: Roberta Herzberg
Session Organizer: Lenore Ealy


Conscience, Covenant, and Cascades of Meaning: Notes toward transcending the vulnerabilities of democracy
Presenter: Lenore Ealy
Discussant: James Caton


Sovereignty, Speech Acts, and the Evolution of Institutions
Presenter: James Caton
Co-Author(s): Edward J. López
Discussant: Richard Wagner


Janus without Cores: A venture into Social Epistemology
Presenter: Richard Wagner
Discussant: Rok Novak


The Orderly Frameworks of Disorderly Plans: Radical Subjectivism as a Feature of Entangled Social Orders
Presenter: Rok Novak
Co-Author(s): Fritz, Roland
Discussant: Lenore Ealy


2:40pm—4:10pm
Churchill Downs

Law & Econ II

Session Chair: kevin grier
Session Organizer: Vincent Geloso


Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?
Presenter: Samuel Absher
Discussant: Vincent Geloso


More severe punishments, more severe crashes: evidence from drunk driving
Presenter: Keri Lawson
Co-Author(s): DeAngelo, Gregory
Discussant: Robin Grier


Exposure to Drug Cartels and the Allocation of Consumption Spending in Mexico
Presenter: Robin Grier
Co-Author(s): Grier, Kevin; Hicks, Dan; Blanco, Luisa
Discussant: kevin grier


Tonight We're Gonna Parti (Quebecois) like it's 1976
Presenter: kevin grier
Co-Author(s): Geloso, Vincent
Discussant: Samuel Absher


2:40pm—4:10pm
Cherokee-Shawnee

Culture, Institutions and Development I

Session Chair: Daniel Bennett
Session Organizer: Daniel Bennett


Securing Personal Freedom through Institutions – The Role of Democracy and Judicial Independence
Presenter: Niclas Berggren
Co-Author(s): Gutmann, Jerg
Discussant: Hugo Moises Montesinos-Yufa


The Role of Culture and Institutions in Economic Development
Presenter: Hugo Moises Montesinos-Yufa
Co-Author(s): Bennett, Daniel; Faria, Hugo; Gwartney, James; Navarro, Carlos


Trust, regulation and contracting institutions
Presenter: Claudia Williamson
Co-Author(s): Cline, Brandon
Discussant: Niclas Berggren


4:10pm—4:20pm


4:20pm—5:50pm
Kentucky Suite

Rent Seeking and Extraction

Session Chair: Dalila Lindov
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


Are legislators responsive to contributions from teachers’ unions?
Presenter: Dalila Lindov
Discussant: Jordan Lofthouse


Don’t buffalo me: The political economy of American Prairie Reserve
Presenter: Jordan Lofthouse
Discussant: Fabio Padovano


Exploring the Determinants and Consequences of the Stringency of Environmental Policies
Presenter: Fabio Padovano
Co-Author(s): Cadoret Isabelle
Discussant: Dalila Lindov


4:20pm—5:50pm
Gulfstream

Conflict

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


Night watchers and Terrorists
Presenter: Edwar Escalante
Discussant: Ilia Murtazashvili


VoxPrey: Think tanks and the predatory state
Presenter: Ilia Murtazashvili
Co-Author(s): Mylovanov, Tymofiy; Murtazashvili, Jennifer
Discussant: Ennio Piano


Mercenaries
Presenter: Ennio Piano
Co-Author(s): Peter T Leeson
Discussant: Henry Thompson


Identity and Off-Diagonals: How Permanent Winning Coalitions Destroy Democratic Governance
Presenter: Henry Thompson
Co-Author(s): Peter J. Boettke
Discussant: Edwar Escalante


4:20pm—5:50pm
Hialeah

Deficits

Session Chair: Chuanyi Guo
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


The Impact of State Financial Intervention on School District Fiscal Performance: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design
Presenter: Chuanyi Guo
Discussant: Rene Cabral


Public Debt Sustainability and Political Networks: The Case of Subnational Debt in Mexico
Presenter: Rene Cabral
Co-Author(s): Fausto Hernández-Trillo; Ernesto del Castillo
Discussant: Jen Sidorova


Policy Path Dependence and Public Pension Debt: How Statutory Funding Policy Can Shape Political Decision Making for State Run Pension Systems
Presenter: Jen Sidorova
Co-Author(s): Anthony Randazzo
Discussant: Lang Yang


Who Pays Attention to Government Information? Housing and Credit Market Responses to New York Fiscal Stress Monitoring System
Presenter: Lang Yang
Discussant: Chuanyi Guo


4:20pm—5:50pm
Seneca-Iroquois

Ruling and Economic Policy

Session Chair: Richard Jong-A-Pin
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


Rich or Alive? Political (in)stability, political leader selection and economic growth
Presenter: Richard Jong-A-Pin
Co-Author(s): Yu, Shu
Discussant: Steven Craig


Samuelson Meets Federalism: Local Production of a National Public Good
Presenter: Steven Craig
Co-Author(s): Brueckner, Jan; Lee, Kangoh
Discussant: Pierre Siklos


The Evolving Scope and Content of Central Bank Speeches
Presenter: Pierre Siklos
Co-Author(s): St. Amand, Samantha; Wajda Joanna
Discussant: Richard Jong-A-Pin


4:20pm—5:50pm
Churchill Downs

Public Finance and Federalism in Developing Countries

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


Assessing the Impact of Decentralization and Political Institutions on Infrastructure Quality
Presenter: Monica Escaleras
Co-Author(s): Chiang, Eric
Discussant: Samir Zine El Alaoui


Strategic interactions between Moroccan local governments are geographical or political?
Presenter: Samir Zine El Alaoui
Co-Author(s): Maria EL KHDARI; Samira OUKARFI; Youness SAHIBI
Discussant: Mansokku Lee


Public Trust, Government Spending, and Financial Development
Presenter: Mansokku Lee
Discussant: Monica Escaleras


4:20pm—5:50pm
Regency South A

Empirical State and Local Political Economy

Session Chair: Dean Stansel
Session Organizer: Dean Stansel


Is Occupational Licensing a Bipartisan Issue?
Presenter: Daniel Sutter
Co-Author(s): Dove, John A.
Discussant: Dean Stansel


Horizontal “Checks and Balances” in the Socialist Regime: Prefecture City Level Evidence from China
Presenter: Yang Zhou
Discussant: Daniel Sutter


Economic Freedom and Migration: A Metro Area-Level Analysis
Presenter: Dean Stansel
Co-Author(s): Arif, Imran; Hoffer, Adam
Discussant: Yang Zhou


4:20pm—5:50pm
Regency South B

Political Economy of Corruption

Session Chair: Oguzhan Dincer
Session Organizer: Oguzhan Dincer


The Effects of Federal Regulations on Corruption in U.S. States
Presenter: Oguzhan Dincer
Co-Author(s): Gunalp, Burak
Discussant: Jordan Gans-Morse


Self-Selection into Public Service When Corruption is Widespread: Evidence from Post-Soviet Russia
Presenter: Jordan Gans-Morse
Co-Author(s): A. Kalgin, A. Klimenko, D. Vorobyev, A. Yakovlev
Discussant: Robert Gillanders


The Role of a Free Press in Combating Business Corruption
Presenter: Robert Gillanders
Co-Author(s): Binhadab, Nouf; Breen, Michael
Discussant: Sriparna Ghosh


BRICS: Cooperation for Development Or A New Channel For Corruption?
Presenter: Sriparna Ghosh
Co-Author(s): Olga Nicoara
Discussant: Oguzhan Dincer


4:20pm—5:50pm
Cherokee-Shawnee

Experimental Public Choice II

Session Chair: Jason Aimone
Session Organizer: Gregory DeAngelo


Herd Behavior under Varying Degrees of Uncertainty
Presenter: Adam Hoffer
Co-Author(s): Tsang, Ming; Stivers, Adam
Discussant: Jason Ralston


Pay, Pleas, and Prosecutorial Leniency
Presenter: Jason Ralston
Co-Author(s): Rentschler, Lucas; Aimone Jason; North, Charles
Discussant: Rustam Romaniuc


Risk, Ambiguity, And False Confessions : An experimental laboratory study of the innocence problem
Presenter: Jason Aimone
Co-Author(s): North, Charles; Ralston, Jason; Rentschler, Jason
Discussant: Adam Hoffer


4:20pm—5:50pm
Keeneland

Corporate Welfare

Session Chair: Amihai Glazer
Session Organizer: Amihai Glazer


Identifying Agglomeration Spillovers: New Evidence from Large Plant Openings
Presenter: Carlianne Patrick
Co-Author(s): Partridge, Mark
Discussant: Paul Pecorino


Public goods and lobbying with participation costs
Presenter: Paul Pecorino
Co-Author(s): Conlon, John R.
Discussant: Amihai Glazer


Incentives, Plant Locations, and Plant Survival
Presenter: Amihai Glazer
Co-Author(s): Nicholas Kumomoto
Discussant: Tae Kim


Does a Firm's Political Capital Affect Its Investment and Innovation?
Presenter: Tae Kim
Discussant: Carlianne Patrick



6:00pm—11:59pm