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

2019 Conference Program

Ignorance, Illusions, and Politics 1


Saturday, March 16
2:40pm — 4:10pm

Ignorance, Illusions, and Politics 1

Session Chair: James Caton
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


The Cognitive Dimension of Institutions
Presenter: James Caton
Co-Author(s): Edward J. Lopez
Discussant: Scott King


Cults of Personality
Presenter: Scott King
Discussant: Nobuhiro Mizuno


Why do voters elect less qualified candidates?
Presenter: Nobuhiro Mizuno
Co-Author(s): Okazawa, Ryosuke
Discussant: James Endersby


Political Information Costs and Turnout: Reconsidering the Calculus of Voting
Presenter: James Endersby
Co-Author(s): Kim, Gidong
Discussant: Shane Sanders


Informed Voters, Uninformed Voters, and Electoral Outcomes: A Natural Experiment from Major League Baseball MVP Voting
Presenter: Shane Sanders
Co-Author(s): Joel Potter
Discussant: James Caton