2008-2009

Thursday, September 18, 2008
“Partially Binding Platforms in Electoral Competition”
Yasushi Asako
PhD Candidate of Economics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
12:30 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, September 25, 2008
“The Political Economy of Customary Village Organizations in Rural Afghanistan”
Jennifer Brick
PhD Candidate of Political Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison 

4:00 PM, 336 Ingraham Hall

Thursday,October 16, 2008
“Government Control of the Media”
Scott Gehlbach 
Associate Professor of Political Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
12:30 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, October 23, 2008
“Redistribution in a Model of Voting and Campaign Contributions”
Filipe Campante
Associate Professor of Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University
12:30 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, November 13, 2008
“Redistribution and Pork in Two-Party Competition”
John Huber
Professor of Political Science
Columbia University
12:30 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, January 29, 2009
“The Politics of Economic Polarization in Peru”
Michael Carter, Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics
John Morrow, PhD Candidate of Agricultural and Applied Economics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
11:30 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, February 19, 2009
“Intergenerational Cultural Transmission as an Evolutionary Game”
James Montgomery
Professor of Sociology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
12:30 PM, 336 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, March 12, 2009
“Privatization and the Diffusion of Innovations”
Craig Volden
Professor of Political Science
Ohio State University

11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, April 9, 2009
“Strategic Manipulation in Representative Institutions”
Elizabeth Maggie Penn
Assistant Professor of Government
Harvard University

11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, April 16, 2009
“Deliberately Incomplete Press Censorship”
Peter Lorentzen 
Assistant Professor of Political Science
University of California-Berkeley

11:30 AM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, April 30, 2009
“Property Rights from Property Fights”
Stanislav Markus
Assistant Professor of Political Science
University of Chicago

11:30 AM, 422 North Hall