61st Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society

2024 Public Choice Society, March 14-16, Dallas/Plano, TEXAS

Saturday, March 16, 2024

7:40am – 9:10am

Economic freedom and institutional change

Session Chair: Christian Bjørnskov
Session Organizer: Christian Bjørnskov

Economic Freedom and Growth, Income, Investment, and Inequality: A Quantitative Summary of the Literature
Presenter: Robert Lawson
Co-Author(s): Vincent Miozzi, Meg Tuszynski
Discussant: Jerg Gutmann

Nonviolent Regime Change and Economic Freedom
Presenter: Justin Callais
Co-Author(s): Yahya Alshamy
Discussant: Nabamita Dutta

Can new constitutions tighten the reins? The effect of constitutional change on constitutional compliance
Presenter: Jerg Gutmann
Co-Author(s): Jerg Gutmann
Discussant: Robert Lawson

Individualism and the Economic Freedom Index
Presenter: Nabamita Dutta
Discussant: Justin Callais

UVA, VPE, and Buchanan: History and Thought

Session Chair: Bonnie Wilson
Session Organizer: Bonnie Wilson

How Buchanan “More or Less Inherited” Leadership at the University of Virginia
Presenter: Daniel Kuehn
Discussant: Roger Congleton

Rutledge Vining and the Virginia Political Economy that might have been
Presenter: Richard Wagner
Discussant: Daniel Kuehn

Buchanan’s Theory of Rights
Presenter: Roger Congleton
Discussant: Richard Wagner

Advances in Condorcet-Consistent Voting

Session Chair: Nicolaus Tideman
Session Organizer: Nicolaus Tideman

The Frequency of Condorcet Winners in Real Non-Political Elections
Presenter: Andrew Myers
Discussant: Robbie Robinette

Resistance to Strategy in Condorcet-Consistent Voting Rules
Presenter: James Green-Armytage
Co-Author(s): Chang-Geun Song
Discussant: Andrew Myers

How to Achieve a Representative Congress
Presenter: Robbie Robinette
Discussant: James Green-Armytage

Empirical Political Economy

Session Chair: Dean Stansel
Session Organizer: Dean Stansel

An examination of economic freedom on unauthorized immigration across US States
Presenter: Malcolm Kass
Co-Author(s): Nazmul Islam
Discussant: Nicholas Reinarts

Economic Freedom and EU Accession: A Synthetic Control Analysis of the Eastern Enlargement
Presenter: Vincent Miozzi
Discussant: Dean Stansel

Ramps to Academia: State-Level Economic Freedom and Other Determinants of Post-Secondary Education for the Disabled
Presenter: Nicholas Reinarts
Discussant: Malcolm Kass

Interjurisdictional Competition and Local Economic Growth
Presenter: Dean Stansel
Co-Author(s): Todd Nesbit
Discussant: Vincent Miozzi

Theory and Experiments on Political Behavior I

Session Chair: Siyu Wang
Session Organizer: Thomas Stratmann

Definitivity Avoidance as a Source of Informational Inefficiency
Presenter: Filippo Pavesi
Co-Author(s): Thomas Bassetti, Stefano Bonini, Fausto Pacicco
Discussant: Matthew Gould

Damaging conflict: All-pay auctions with negative spillovers and bimodal bidding
Presenter: James Boudreau
Co-Author(s): Timothy Mathews, Lucas Rentschler, Shane D. Sanders
Discussant: Briggs Depew

Are world leaders loss averse?
Presenter: Matthew Gould
Co-Author(s): Rablen, Matthew
Discussant: Filippo Pavesi

Behavioral Responses of Mandatory Masking Within Social Interactions
Presenter: Briggs Depew
Co-Author(s): Cardella, Eric; Williams, Ryan
Discussant: James Boudreau

Alternative Public Choice

Session Chair: Mario Juarez-Garcia
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

The Economics of New England Witchcraft
Presenter: Peter Hazlett
Discussant: Mario Juarez-Garcia

Implementing luck egalitarianism in a relational way: Selecting social contracts under resource constraints, resolving practical challenges, and ensuring dignity
Presenter: Toshiaki Hiromitsu
Discussant: John Horowitz

From Organism to Society: The Institutional Conditions for a Major Social Transition
Presenter: John Horowitz
Co-Author(s): Alexander Schaeffer
Discussant: Toshiaki Hiromitsu

The Administrative State as a Self-Governing System
Presenter: Mario Juarez-Garcia
Discussant: Peter Hazlett

Collective Action

Session Chair: Julia Valdes
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Market process, public policy, and the entrepreneur
Presenter: Robert Mulligan
Discussant: Julia Valdes

Entrepreneurship of Collective Action: Why do People cast the first stone?
Presenter: Theo Simon
Co-Author(s): Goldschmidt, Nils
Discussant: Henrik M. Nielsen

Austrian Reconstruction and the Emergence of International Intervention: Historical Insights for Public Choice
Presenter: Henrik M. Nielsen
Discussant: Robert Mulligan

Analyzing the Similarities between Public and Private Political Participation
Presenter: Julia Valdes
Discussant: Theo Simon


Session Chair: James Endersby
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

The Congressional Apportionment Game: Stalemate in the 1920s
Presenter: Keith Dougherty
Discussant: Heonuk Ha

The miraculous old-time fiscal religion: how a political norm discouraged deficit spending
Presenter: Cameron Tilley
Discussant: James Endersby

The Policy Stances of Members of Congress in Committee Hearings
Presenter: Heonuk Ha
Co-Author(s): Jenkins, Jeffery A. (University of Southern California, [email protected])
Discussant: Keith Dougherty

The Single Non-transferable Vote in the Puerto Rico Legislative Assembly
Presenter: James Endersby
Discussant: Cameron Tilley

Historical Public Choice

Session Chair: Juan Carlos Ortega
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Fiscal Capacity, Railway Federalism, and German Railway Development 1835-1885
Presenter: Paul Lowood
Discussant: Marcus Shera

Lessons from the Bayesian History of Astronomy
Presenter: Gavin Roberts
Discussant: Juan Carlos Ortega

Empire and Desert: The Political Economy of Church and State in Late Antiquity
Presenter: Marcus Shera
Discussant: Paul Lowood

Federal bargains in Latin America
Presenter: Juan Carlos Ortega
Discussant: Gavin Roberts


Session Chair: David Gilboa
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Toothless tickets: Are speed cameras a public safety or fiscal tool?
Presenter: Fredrick Bedsworth
Co-Author(s): Weber, Bryan; Willardsen, Kevin
Discussant: Brian Baugus

Distillers and Chemists: Strategic use of the Bottled-In-Bond Act of 1897 by both firms and regulators
Presenter: Jacob Smith
Discussant: David Gilboa

Steer or Drift?: The Role of Legislative Regulation Review in Preference Alignment
Presenter: Brian Baugus
Co-Author(s): Jacob, Jeffry.; Bose, Feler.
Discussant: Fredrick Bedsworth

Government as agent of the people
Presenter: David Gilboa
Discussant: Jacob Smith

9:10am – 9:30am

9:30am – 11:00am

Micro Foundations of Economic Freedom Effects

Session Chair: Dennis Coates
Session Organizer: Dennis Coates

Economic Freedom and Individual Participation in Physical Activity: Evidence from the American Time Use Survey
Presenter: Brad Humphreys
Co-Author(s): Arijit Ray, Jane E. Ruseski
Discussant: Dennis Coates

State-level Institutions and Entrepreneurship: A Spatial Hierarchical Probit Approach
Presenter: Kerianne Lawson
Co-Author(s): Joshua Hall, Donald Lacombe
Discussant: Russell Sobel

Economic Freedom and Free Agent Mobility in the NBA and WNBA
Presenter: Dennis Coates
Discussant: Brad Humphreys

The Political Economy of State Economic Development: A Path to Unproductive Entrepreneurship
Presenter: Russell Sobel
Co-Author(s): Wagner, Gary; Calcagno, Peter
Discussant: Kerianne Lawson

Fair Division Procedures

Session Chair: Michael Jones
Session Organizer: Michael Jones

Two-person fair division with additive cardinal valuations
Presenter: D. Marc Kilgour
Co-Author(s): Rudolf Vetschera
Discussant: Steven Brams

Adjusted Winner with Indivisible Items and Money
Presenter: Christian Klamler
Co-Author(s): Steven J. Brams, D. Marc Kilgour
Discussant: Brian Hopkins

Exploring Ramsey Partitions
Presenter: Brian Hopkins
Discussant: D. Marc Kilgour

Preventing Gerrymandering: A Nonpartisan Algorithm to Draw Competitive Congressional Districts
Presenter: Steven Brams
Co-Author(s): Alex Bai, Yagnesh Patel
Discussant: Christian Klamler

Institutions and Representation

Session Chair: Christian Bjørnskov
Session Organizer: Christian Bjørnskov

Get Up, Stand Up: Labor Unions and Wages in Brazil
Presenter: Niels-Hugo Blunch
Discussant: Christian Bjørnskov

Populist Parties’ Popularity Post Power
Presenter: Andreas Bergh
Co-Author(s): Anders Kärnä
Discussant: Niels-Hugo Blunch

The Political Economy of Monarchy
Presenter: Christian Bjørnskov
Co-Author(s): Christian Bjørnskov
Discussant: Andreas Bergh

Theory and Experiments on Political Behavior II

Session Chair: Siyu Wang
Session Organizer: Thomas Stratmann

Reducing Misinformation on Social Media: An Experimental Evaluation of Two Policy Interventions
Presenter: Lucas Rentschler
Co-Author(s): Zeeshan Samad
Discussant: Siyu Wang

Betrayal Aversion and Political Science
Presenter: Jason Aimone
Co-Author(s): Pervesh Anthwal, J. Braxton Gately, Jason A. Aimone, Sheryl Ball
Discussant: Siyu Wang

The Effect of Election on Political Preferences
Presenter: Siyu Wang
Co-Author(s): Thomas Stratmann
Discussant: Lucas Rentschler

Should Birds of a Feather Learn Together? An Experimental Study on How Group Composition Affects Social Learning
Presenter: Siyu Wang
Co-Author(s): Tingting Ding
Discussant: Jason Aimone

Presidential Session - Digital Public Choice

Session Chair: Chris Berg
Session Organizer: Lynne Kiesling

The Limits of Automating Fiduciary Responsibilities
Presenter: Eric Alston
Co-Author(s): Sophia Cossar, Morshed Mannan
Discussant: Aaron Lane

Implementing property rights in digital economies
Presenter: Jason Potts
Co-Author(s): Chris Berg
Discussant: Eric Alston

The political economy of digital economies
Presenter: Jason Potts
Co-Author(s): Ellie Rennie
Discussant: Thibault Schrepel

Computation and antitrust
Presenter: Thibault Schrepel
Co-Author(s): Nicolas Petit
Discussant: Jason Potts

Economic and Personal Freedom

Session Chair: Matthew Mitchell
Session Organizer: Thomas Stratmann

Clusters of Human Freedom
Presenter: Ryan Murphy
Discussant: Niclas Berggren

Measurable Relationships Between Freedom and Prosperity
Presenter: John Early
Discussant: Ian Vasquez

Securing Personal Freedom Through Institutions: The Role of Electoral Democracy and Judicial Independence
Presenter: Niclas Berggren
Co-Author(s): Jerg Gutmann
Discussant: Ryan Murphy

The Human Freedom Index 2023: A Global Measurement of Personal, Civil, and Economic Freedom
Presenter: Ian Vasquez
Discussant: John Early

Climate Change

Session Chair: Lookman Issa
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

The Impact of the Adult Awareness of Climate Change on Renewable Energy Consumption in the United States.
Presenter: Mohammad Ismayl Al Masud
Discussant: Ingemar Bengtsson

Bargaining on Morals and Markets in International Climate Policy
Presenter: Christian Henning
Co-Author(s): Christian Henning
Discussant: Lookman Issa

The green inside activist in the game of regulatory capture – an alternative to acquiring property rights?
Presenter: Ingemar Bengtsson
Discussant: Mohammad Ismayl Al Masud

The political economy of carbon pricing in Canada: From a public choice analysis perspective
Presenter: Lookman Issa
Discussant: Christian Henning

Institutional Change

Session Chair: Ashruta Acharya
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

The Forsaken Road: Reassessing Living Standards following the Cuban Revolution and the American Embargo
Presenter: João Pedro Bastos
Co-Author(s): Geloso, Vincent; Bologna Pavlik, Jamie
Discussant: Towhid Mahmood

Why so much failure in promoting liberal democracy in conflict-affected states? Exploring the role of institutions
Presenter: Mohammad Qadam Shah
Discussant: Ashruta Acharya

Democracy and Economics Liberalization: The Case of Bangladesh
Presenter: Towhid Mahmood
Discussant: João Pedro Bastos

Growth of State via Fiscal-Military Institutions
Presenter: Ashruta Acharya
Discussant: Mohammad Qadam Shah


Session Chair: Dmitriy Vorobyev
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Rent Seeking by State Universities
Presenter: Christopher Colburn
Discussant: Matheus Cosso

Institutionally Linked Rent Seeking
Presenter: Roger Congleton
Discussant: Dmitriy Vorobyev

Humanitarian Pirates: How Foreign Aid ends in the wrong hands
Presenter: Matheus Cosso
Discussant: Christopher Colburn

Military Background and Budget Spending of Russian Regional Governors
Presenter: Dmitriy Vorobyev
Co-Author(s): Kozlovskaia, Anna.
Discussant: Roger Congleton

Voting And Specific Agenda

Session Chair: Lars P. Feld
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Should I Mail or Should I Go: Insights From a One-Time All-Postal Election
Presenter: Marius Kroeper
Co-Author(s): Lindlacher, Valentin
Discussant: Jody Lipford

Voting in Monetary Policy Council: a Case of Political Alignment
Presenter: Jacek Lewkowicz
Co-Author(s): Fałkowski, Jan; Hardt, Łukasz
Discussant: Lars P. Feld

Economic interests, expressive voting, and the fight over carbon-dioxide emissions: an analysis of U.S. federal regulation
Presenter: Jody Lipford
Discussant: Marius Kroeper

Disciplining Ballots? – (Unintended) Effects of Voter Engagement on the Fiscal Sustainability of Swiss Cantons
Presenter: Lars P. Feld
Co-Author(s): Yannick Bury; Ekkehard Koehler
Discussant: Jacek Lewkowicz

11:00am – 11:20am

11:20am – 12:40pm

Plenary Session 3 with Nils Karlson, Ratio Institute

Session Chair: Lynne Kiesling
Session Organizer: Lynne Kiesling

The Role of Ideas in Institutional Change
Presenter: Nils Karlson

12:40pm – 1:40pm

1:40pm – 2:30pm

Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony

Session Chair: Lynne Kiesling
Session Organizer: Edward Lopez

Society Announcements
Presenter: Edward Lopez

Presentation of Duncan Black Prize and Gordon Tullock Prize
Presenter: Peter Leeson

Presentation of the Elinor and Vincent Ostrom Prize for Best Combined Paper and Presentation by a Graduate Student
Presenter: Lynne Kiesling

Presidential Address
Presenter: Lynne Kiesling

Incoming President's Look Ahead
Presenter: Christian Bjørnskov

2:40pm – 4:10pm

Historical Political Economy

Session Chair: Ennio Piano
Session Organizer: Ennio Piano

Slave of two masters
Presenter: Ennio Piano
Discussant: Jacob Hall

Mein Kaffeee? No, Mi Café: Expropriation and Property Right Enforcement in 20th Century Guatemala
Presenter: Ricardo R. Noé
Discussant: Louis Rouanet

The Dark Side of Nation Building: The Reconquista and the Spanish Inquisition
Presenter: Jacob Hall
Co-Author(s): Patrick Fitzsimmons
Discussant: Ennio Piano

Termination and tribal governance
Presenter: Louis Rouanet
Discussant: Ricardo R. Noé

Experimental Public Choice: Criminal Justice

Session Chair: Lucas Rentschler
Session Organizer: Jason Aimone

Bias, Trust, and Trustworthiness: An Experimental Study of Post Justice System Outcomes
Presenter: Jason Aimone
Co-Author(s): Charles North, Jason Ralston, Lucas Rentschler
Discussant: Tian Liu

A practical public good mechanism for policing
Presenter: Lucas Rentschler
Co-Author(s): Jordan Adamson
Discussant: Siyu Wang

Expressive Voting and the Effect of Voting Rules
Presenter: Tian Liu
Discussant: Jason Aimone

Who Do You Want to Talk to?  An Experimental Investigation of Network Formation under Strategic Information Transmission
Presenter: Siyu Wang
Co-Author(s): Delong Meng
Discussant: Lucas Rentschler

The Ratchet Effect Applications and Extensions

Session Chair: Ryan Yonk
Session Organizer: Ryan Yonk

The Nuclear Ratchet: Crisis, Leviathan, and Atomic Weapons
Presenter: Abigail Hall
Co-Author(s): Christopher J. Coyne
Discussant: Ray March

The China Ratchet: Using Higgs’ Model to Explore Foreign Policy
Presenter: Ryan Yonk
Discussant: Caleb Petitt

How Many Boosters Do We Need Now? Ratchet Effects and Operation Warp Speed
Presenter: Ray March
Co-Author(s): Elisha Denkyirah
Discussant: Abigail Hall

Competitive colonies: Ratchet effects, Tiebout competition, and American colonial taxation
Presenter: Caleb Petitt
Discussant: Ryan Yonk

Regulation and the Community

Session Chair: Bryan McCannon
Session Organizer: Bryan McCannon

Financing Repeat Borrowers: Designing Credible Incentives for Today and Tomorrow
Presenter: Piruz Saboury
Co-Author(s): Anil Jain
Discussant: Bryan McCannon

Revisiting the Impacts of California's Public Safety Realignment on Local Communities
Presenter: Spencer Mueller
Co-Author(s): Feingold, Benjamin
Discussant: Ryan Quandt

Chicago Boys
Presenter: Bryan McCannon
Co-Author(s): Bira Zhahadai
Discussant: Piruz Saboury

Guns, Crime, and Heterogeneity: An Empirical Analysis of Right-to-Carry Laws
Presenter: Ryan Quandt
Co-Author(s): Anna Kyriazis
Discussant: Spencer Mueller

Local-Level Public Choice

Session Chair: Sean-Patrick Alvarez
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Organic Order
Presenter: Sebastian Anastasi
Co-Author(s): Fuller, Caleb
Discussant: Cheick Camara

On the constituency development funds and localising sustainable development goals: Role of MPLADS
Presenter: Ajay Sharma
Discussant: Sean-Patrick Alvarez

Gender Budgeting Adoption in Indian States: Unraveling Fiscal Impacts on Health and Education Expenditures
Presenter: Cheick Camara
Discussant: Sebastian Anastasi

Private Interests, State Legislators, and Manumission: Voting Dynamics in the Antebellum South
Presenter: Sean-Patrick Alvarez
Discussant: Ajay Sharma

North, Ostrom, And Austrians

Session Chair: Zachary Haney
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Open Access Anarchy
Presenter: Ryan Murphy
Discussant: D Eric Schansberg

Ostrom Goods and Williamson’s Impossibility Theorem
Presenter: Sinclair Davidson
Discussant: Zachary Haney

The Managerial Economics Course and Textbook Options
Presenter: D Eric Schansberg
Discussant: Ryan Murphy

Austrian Economics in Special Education Leadership
Presenter: Zachary Haney
Discussant: Sinclair Davidson

Policy Rules And Institutions

Session Chair: Colin Harris
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

A political economy analysis of national fiscal rule design
Presenter: Andrew Berryhill
Discussant: Jeehoon Han

Economic Policy Rules: Variations on a Subject
Presenter: Daniel Nientiedt
Co-Author(s): Feld, Lars P.
Discussant: Colin Harris

Digging Beneath the Hood of Multidimensional Pension Rules
Presenter: Jeehoon Han
Co-Author(s): Qian, Wei
Discussant: Andrew Berryhill

Unbundling Legal Origins
Presenter: Colin Harris
Co-Author(s): Bergen Senf
Discussant: Daniel Nientiedt

Public Preferences

Session Chair: Abu Bakkar Siddique
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Fiscal Consolidations, Consumption Tax, and Preference on Public Expenditures: Evidence from a Survey in Japan
Presenter: Tomomi Miyazaki
Co-Author(s): Kameda, Keigo; Tomita Ayu
Discussant: Matteo Pazzona

Urn Models of Electoral Preference Formation
Presenter: Dariusz Stolicki
Co-Author(s): Boratyn, Daria; Flis, Jarosław; Słomczyński, Wojciech; Szufa, Stanisław; Życzkowski, Karol
Discussant: Abu Bakkar Siddique

DO NOT shut up and DO dribble: Social Media and TV Consumption
Presenter: Matteo Pazzona
Discussant: Tomomi Miyazaki

Investigating public policy preferences: a quasi-natural experimental approach
Presenter: Abu Bakkar Siddique
Discussant: Dariusz Stolicki

Presidential Session - Public Choice And Technology

Session Chair: Ilia Murtazashvili
Session Organizer: Ilia Murtazashvili

Leveraging Public Procurement for Responsible AI Implementation
Presenter: Ana-Maria Dimand
Co-Author(s): Kayla Schwoerer, Andrea Patrucco, Ilia Murtazashvili
Discussant: Wendy Chen

How Artificial Intelligence Can Transform the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Empower Tribal Self-governance
Presenter: Adam Crepelle
Discussant: Joung Yeob Ha

Government Transparency and Accountability in the Era of Generative AI
Presenter: Wendy Chen
Co-Author(s): Ilia Murtazashvili
Discussant: Ana-Maria Dimand

From Alien to Citizen: The Power of Inclusive Propaganda during World War I
Presenter: Joung Yeob Ha
Discussant: Adam Crepelle

Welfare State Topics

Session Chair: Shamsuddeen Nassarawa
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Trumpian Particularism in Distributive Politics
Presenter: Heonuk Ha
Co-Author(s): Jenkins, Jeffery A. (University of Southern California, [email protected])
Discussant: Deepak Sethia

What explains the decline of the universal welfare state?
Presenter: Åsa Hansson
Discussant: Shamsuddeen Nassarawa

Interregional Fiscal Redistribution and Risk Sharing in India
Presenter: Deepak Sethia
Discussant: Heonuk Ha

Was the Decline in the Significance of Defined Benefit Pension Plans Due to the Decline in Real Wage Growth?
Presenter: Shamsuddeen Nassarawa
Discussant: Åsa Hansson

4:10pm – 4:20pm

4:20pm – 5:30pm

Experimental Public Choice: Compliance and Negotiations

Session Chair: Andrzej Baranski
Session Organizer: Jason Aimone

Information Disclosure by Enforcement Objective
Presenter: Jinliang Liu
Co-Author(s): Huiyi Guo
Discussant: Andrzej Baranski

The Nature of Corruption: A Note on the Principles
Presenter: Siyu Wang
Co-Author(s): Zhen Lei, Sen Tian 
Discussant: Jinliang Liu

The Gender Gap in Multilateral Bargaining: Causes and Solutions
Presenter: Andrzej Baranski
Co-Author(s): Diogo Geraldes, Ada Kovaliukaite, James Tremewan
Discussant: Siyu Wang

Mixed Electoral Systems: Paradoxes and reforms

Session Chair: Jarosław Flis
Session Organizer: Marek Kaminski

Comparative analysis of primacy effects in proportional representation and single-member district systems
Presenter: Marek Kaminski
Co-Author(s): Jaroslaw Flis
Discussant: Jarosław Flis

Legacy of the Past: Pre-reform Party Competition and Contamination of Single-Member Districts in Mixed-Member Systems
Presenter: Dušan Vučićević
Discussant: Dušan Vučićević

Balancing Change and Continuity: The Author's Mixed Electoral System Project for Poland Adopted by the Parliamentary Committee
Presenter: Jarosław Flis
Discussant: Marek Kaminski

Presidential Session - Book Manuscript Discussion: Foucault and Liberal Political Economy: Power, Knowledge, and Freedom

Session Chair: Lynne Kiesling
Session Organizer: Lynne Kiesling

Summary of Foucault and Liberal Political Economy: Power, Knowledge, and Freedom
Presenter: Mark Pennington

Comments on Foucault and Liberal Political Economy: Power, Knowledge, and Freedom
Presenter: Niclas Berggren

Comments on Foucault and Liberal Political Economy: Power, Knowledge, and Freedom
Presenter: Emily Skarbek

Comments on Foucault and Liberal Political Economy: Power, Knowledge, and Freedom
Presenter: Vincent Geloso


Session Chair: Roberto Peroncini
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Hayekian systems: scientific inquiry as a spontaneous order
Presenter: Robert Mulligan
Discussant: Roberto Peroncini

Costly Updating and the Logic of Political Cognition in Popular Assemblies
Presenter: Benjamin Ogden
Co-Author(s): Roundtree, Jacob.
Discussant: Robert Mulligan

The Public Choice and Austrian Economics Revolution 4.0. Towards an Integrated Theory of the “Common Third”
Presenter: Roberto Peroncini
Discussant: Benjamin Ogden

Electoral Reform And Voter ID

Session Chair: Jeff Milyo
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Vote-maximizing Discretion Field Experimental Evidence from the 2021 German Federal Elections
Presenter: Marius David May
Co-Author(s): Ekkehard Andreas Köhler
Discussant: Jeff Milyo

Do State Voter-ID Laws Spur Counter-Mobilization of Minority Voters?
Presenter: Brendan Cirillo
Co-Author(s): Milyo, Jeffery
Discussant: Marius David May

Voter ID and the Integrity of Elections
Presenter: Jeff Milyo
Discussant: Brendan Cirillo

Labor and Employment

Session Chair: Beatriz Maldonado
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Coming Apart at the Seams-Exogenous Shocks to the Already Fraying Campaign for Gender Equality in the Workplace
Presenter: Jeanne Hoffman
Co-Author(s): Bobbi Herzberg
Discussant: Beatriz Maldonado

Is There Monopsony Power in US Labor Markets?
Presenter: Robertas Bakula
Co-Author(s): Philip Magness; Ryan Yonk
Discussant: Robertas Bakula

State Regulations and Income Inequality
Presenter: Beatriz Maldonado
Co-Author(s): Candace Pfister
Discussant: Jeanne Hoffman

Special Interests

Session Chair: Marcus Shera
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

The Temporary Government Program: An analysis of tobacco subsidies
Presenter: Patricia Hummel
Discussant: Marcus Shera

The Power of the Pen: Influence of Lobbying during the legislative procedure in Europe
Presenter: Emilie Wojcieszynski
Co-Author(s): Vita Titl
Discussant: Patricia Hummel

Rent-Seeking and the Reformation: Evidence from the Dissolution of the English Monasteries
Presenter: Marcus Shera
Co-Author(s): Desierto, Desiree; Koyama, Mark
Discussant: Emilie Wojcieszynski


Session Chair: Alfa Farah
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Affluence and Influence under Tax Competition: Income Bias in Political Attention
Presenter: Taiki Susa
Co-Author(s): Kasamatsu, Satoshi; Kishishita, Daiki
Discussant: Alfa Farah

Strategic inattention and tax competition for perfectly mobile capital
Presenter: Ajay Sharma
Discussant: Taiki Susa

Tax decentralization and accountability: a natural experiment from Indonesia
Presenter: Alfa Farah
Co-Author(s): Maulana, Sandy
Discussant: Ajay Sharma

Voting Institutions

Session Chair: Daria Boratyn
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Comparison of multimember electoral district methods
Presenter: Duane Cooper
Discussant: Daria Boratyn

Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces in Single-Dimensional Computational Spatial Voting Models
Presenter: Robi Ragan
Co-Author(s): Thomas J. Hughes
Discussant: Duane Cooper

Strategy-Proof Aggregation of Preferences in Grading Systems
Presenter: Daria Boratyn
Discussant: Robi Ragan


Session Chair: Thomas Apolte
Session Organizer: President-Elect Session

Legislating Through the Constitution
Presenter: Jeremy Horpedahl
Discussant: Thomas Apolte

Rational Choice Models of Constitutional Review Mechanisms with Credibility Constraints
Presenter: Dariusz Stolicki
Co-Author(s): Boratyn, Daria
Discussant: Jeremy Horpedahl

The Co-Evolution of Constitutionalization and Democratization: A Dynamic Model
Presenter: Thomas Apolte
Discussant: Dariusz Stolicki