2006-2007

Friday, September 8, 2006
“Bicameralism and Government Formation”

Daniel Diermeier
IBM Distinguished Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice
Kellogg Graduate School of Management
Northwestern University
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Friday, September 29, 2006 (co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science)
“Pathways to Partisanship: Evidence from Russia”
Joshua Tucker
Associate Professor
Department of Politics
New York University
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, October 5, 2006 (co-sponsored by CREECA)
“Why Do Post-Communist Parties in New Democracies Hurt Themselves? A Model of Strategic Preemption”
Monika Nalepa
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Rice University
4:00 PM, 206 Ingraham

Friday, October 20, 2006
“Re-Thinking the Obsolescing Bargain: Do Foreign Investors Really Surrender ther Influence over Economic Reform in Transition States?” 
Edmund Malesky
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies
University of California, San Diego
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Friday, November 3, 2006
“Why do the Rich Contribute so Much to Political Campaigns? Some Surprising Results from a Formal Model”
Henry Brady
Professor
Department of Political Science
University of California, Berkeley
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Friday, November 17, 2006
“Deliberation as Coordination through Cheap Talk” 
Randall Calvert
Thomas S. Eagleton University Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science
Department of Political Science
Washington University in Saint Louis
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Friday, December 1, 2006
“Electoral Donations and Interest Group Influence” 
Justin Fox
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Yale University
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, February 15, 2007 (co-sponsored by CREECA)
“Property Rights and Property Wrongs in Russia”
Timothy Fry
Professor
Department of
 Political Science
Columbia University
4:00 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall

Thurday, February 22, 2007
“The Political Economy of Anglo-French Trade, 1689-1900”
John Nye
Professor
Department of Economics
Washington University in St. Louis
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, March 15, 2007 (co-sponsored by WAGE and APD Workshop)
“Political Institutions, Partisanship, and Inequality in the Long Run”
Kenneth Scheve
Professor
Department of Political Science
Yale University
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, March 22, 2007
“Private Provision of Public Law: Contracting in the Great Society,”
Based on Chapters Two and Three of The Political Economy of Private-Order Property Systems: Informal Contracting and the Emergence of Legal Titles in the United States (Ph.D. Diss.)
Ilia Murtazashvili
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Political Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, April 19, 2007
“A Theory of Elections with Electoral Corruption”
Alberto Simpser
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Chicago
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, May 3, 2007
“Policy Decentralization and Policy Experimentation” (with Hongbin Cai)
Daniel Treisman
Professor
Department of Political Science
University of California, Los Angeles
11:30 AM, 422 North Hall