The 57th Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society

2020 Public Choice Society Annual Meetings, March 12-14, Newport Beach California

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

2:00pm – 6:00pm

Pre-Conference Empirical Workshop (Day 1)

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

Thursday, March 12, 2020


10:00am – 2:00pm

Pre-Conference Empirical Workshop (Day 2)

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



2:00pm – 3:30pm

Emerald Cove


4:00pm – 5:45pm

Newport Coast Ballroom

Opening Plenary Session: Ami Glazer on Credible Policy

Session Chair: Roger Congleton
Session Organizer: Edward Lopez



7:15pm – 12:00am

Friday, March 13, 2020

7:00am – 5:00pm

Newport Registration


7:00am – 8:00am

Atrium


Information and Learning Problems

Session Chair: Chad Seagren
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Politics and Expenditures

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

Conflict and Revolts

Session Chair: Sargis Karavardanyan
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Public Goods Experiments and Narratives

Session Chair: Trey Carson
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Constitutional Political Economy 1

Session Chair: Katarzyna Metelska-Szaniawska
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Institutional Paradoxes, Failures, and Mistakes – Honoring Steven Brams

Session Chair: Marek Kaminski
Session Organizer: Bonnie Wilson

James M. Buchanan Centennial

Session Organizer: Diana Thomas

Economic Effects of Institutional Change

Session Chair: Robin Grier
Session Organizer: Kevin Grier

Applied Micro 4: Crime and Welfare

Session Chair: Paul Pecorino
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


9:30am – 10:00am

Atrium


10:00am – 11:20am

Newport Coast Ballroom

Plenary Session 2: Emerging Scholar Plenary with Claudia Williamson and Andrew T. Young

Session Chair: Roger Congleton
Session Organizer: Roger Congleton


11:20am – 12:50pm


1:00pm – 2:30pm

The Political Economy of Criminal Trials

Session Chair: Anna Harvey
Session Organizer: Georg Vanberg

Federalism and Local Policy

Session Chair: Katsuyoshi Okui
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Ideology and Public Choice

Session Chair: Anna Faria
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Rent Seeking and Corruption

Session Chair: Hideki Konishi
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Social-Economic Foundations Studies

Session Chair: Cathleen Johnson
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Roundtable: Donald Trump and the Future (and Past)of the Republican Party

Session Chair: Bernard Grofman
Session Organizer: Bernard Grofman

Self-governance and Public Choice

Session Chair: John Meadowcroft
Session Organizer: John Meadowcroft

Organized Crime, Disorganized Crime, and the State 1: Violence

Session Chair: David Skarbek
Session Organizer: David Skarbek

Experimental Public Choice 1: Criminal Procedure and Collective Action

Session Chair: Anastasia Buyalskaya
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

The Political Economy of Regulation and Innovation: Topics in Energy and the Environment

Session Chair: Lynne Kiesling
Session Organizer: Lynne Kiesling


2:30pm – 2:40pm


2:40pm – 4:10pm

Political Economy & Entrepreneurship 2

Session Chair: Daniel Bennett
Session Organizer: Daniel Bennett

Constitutional Political Economy 2

Session Chair: Mauricio Guim
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Politics and Debt

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

Rent Seeking and Society

Session Chair: Jordan Lofthouse
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Elections Theory and Evidence

Session Chair: D. Marc Kilgour
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Socio-Economic Foundations Papers

Session Chair: Roberta Herzberg
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Regulatory Political Economy

Session Chair: Anastasiia Redkina
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Economics of the Past

Session Chair: Joshua Hendrickson
Session Organizer: Ennio Piano

Experimental Public Choice 2: Risk and Complexity

Session Chair: Lucas Rentschler
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


4:10pm – 4:20pm


International Public Choice

Session Chair: Ingemar Bengtsson
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

U.S. Constitutional Political Economy

Session Chair: Dwight Lee
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Rivalry and Lobbying in Contests

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

Legislators and Legislation

Session Chair: Akihiro Kawase
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Elections, Turnout, and Strategic Voting

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

Leadership

Session Chair: Alberto Batinti
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Institutional Paradoxes, Failures, and Mistakes – Honoring Nicholas Miller

Session Chair: Marek Kaminski
Session Organizer: Bonnie Wilson

Experimental Public Choice 3: Institutions and Behavior

Session Chair: Jason Ralston
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

New Book Roundtable on "Let the People Rule" by John Matsusaka

Session Chair: Roger Congleton
Session Organizer: John Matsusaka


6:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturday, March 14, 2020

7:00am – 5:00pm

Newport Registration


7:00am – 8:00am

Atrium


8:00am – 9:30am

Virginia Political Economy 1: Institutions

Session Chair: Richard Wagner
Session Organizer: Richard Wagner

Corruption

Session Chair: Martin Paldam
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Policy Cycles

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

Ignorance and Irrationality

Session Chair: Scott Scheall
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Interest Group Politics

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

Criminal and Corporate Law

Session Chair: Kaitlyn Woltz
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Utilizing the Methodology of Policy Analytics

Session Chair: Patrick McLaughlin
Session Organizer: Patrick McLaughlin

Roundtable on Shared Mental Models: Kyklos Symposium in Honor of Douglass C. North

Session Chair: Arthur Denzau
Session Organizer: Ravi Roy

Applied Micro 1: Criminal Procedure

Session Chair: Gregory DeAngelo
Session Organizer: Gregory DeAngelo

Political Economy of Regulation

Session Chair: Matthew Holian
Session Organizer: Peter Calcagno


9:30am – 10:00am


10:00am – 11:20am

Newport Coast Ballroom

Plenary Session 3: Susan Rose-Ackerman on Public Choice and Corruption

Session Chair: Roger Congleton
Session Organizer: Roger Congleton


11:20am – 11:30am


11:30am – 1:00pm

Economic Freedom

Session Chair: Bonnie Wilson
Session Organizer: Bonnie Wilson

History of Public Choice Thought

Session Chair: Veeshan Rayamajhee
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Corruption and Cronyism

Session Chair: Robert Grafstein
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Public Goods Governance and Production

Session Chair: David Chandler Thomas
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Bridging research and policy: occupational licensing as a case study

Session Chair: Edward Timmons
Session Organizer: Edward Timmons

The Politics of Policing

Session Chair: Georg Vanberg
Session Organizer: Georg Vanberg

Virginia Political Economy 2: Process

Session Chair: Peter Hazlett
Session Organizer: Richard Wagner

Policy Analytics: Research Applications of New Data

Session Chair: Patrick McLaughlin
Session Organizer: Patrick McLaughlin

Applied Micro 2: Social Regulation

Session Chair: Maryah Garner
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Economics of Religion

Session Chair: Clara Jace
Session Organizer: Diana Thomas


1:00pm – 2:30pm

Rose Garden


2:40pm – 4:30pm

Rivalry and Contest Auctions

Session Chair: Stefano Barbieri
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Government Growth

Session Chair: Vladimir Maciel
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Elections, Blocks, and Turnout

Session Chair: Lena Gerling
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Culture and Politics

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

Voters, Legislators, and Elections

Session Chair: Loujaina Abdelwahed
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Environmental Politics

Session Chair: Eduardo Fernández Luiña
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Political Economy of Public Policy

Session Chair: Mario Villarreal
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Decentralization and Local Policy

Session Chair: Vasyl Kvartiuk
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Socio-Economic Effects of Public Policy

Session Chair: Bora Altay
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Applied Micro 3: Local Studies

Session Chair: Fredrik Kopsch
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President




4:30pm – 4:40pm


4:40pm – 6:10pm

Regulation

Session Chair: Bonnie Wilson
Session Organizer: Bonnie Wilson

Political Economy of Taxation

Session Chair: Slade Mendenhall
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Collective Action Models

Session Chair: Jacob Meyer
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Crime Topics and Public Choice

Session Chair: Jason Aimone
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Political Economy of Law Internationally

Session Chair: Martin Rode
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President

Public Economics

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

Organized Crime, Disorganized Crime, and the State 2: Rebellion

Session Chair: David Skarbek
Session Organizer: David Skarbek

Monetary Politics

Session Chair: Bryan Cutsinger
Session Organizer: Kevin Grier

Big Questions

Session Chair: Art Carden
Session Organizer: Art Carden

Institutional Paradoxes, Failures, and Mistakes – Honoring Bernard Grofman

Session Chair: Bonnie Wilson
Session Organizer: Marek Kaminski


6:15pm – 7:30pm

Seaview Terrace


7:30pm – 11:30pm