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Political Economy (Section 25)

The purpose of this section is to promote teaching and research in the areas of representation and electoral systems, and to encourage communication among persons interested in these fields within the Association and with related disciplines.

Founded: 1990
Yearly membership dues: $10.00 for students and $10.00 for other members.
Newsletter: The Political Economist Newsletter
Section Counts

Organized sections provide opportunities for APSA members who share a common interest in a particular subfield to organize meetings and coordinate communications under Association auspices.

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Section Officers

Chair
Isabela Mares
Columbia University
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Treasurer
David Primo
University of Rochester
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2018 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
Victor Menaldo
University of Washington

Rory Truex
Princeton University

Newsletter Editor
The Political Economist Newsletter
Megumi Naoi
University of California, San Diego
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John Ahlquist
University of California, San Diego
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Christina Schneider
University of California, San Diego
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Council

Term: 09/2015-08/2017
Jonathan Rodden, Stanford University
Rachel Wellhausen, University of Texas at Austin
Leonardo Arriola, University of California, Berkeley

Section Awards

Section awards are presented during the APSA annual meeting awards ceremony. To learn more about any award listed, contact the award committee chair for the award.

All section 25. Political Economy awards to-date »

McGillivray Best Paper Award

The McGillivray Best Paper Award is given for the best paper in Political Economy presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: TBA

Award Committee

TBA

Michael Wallerstein Award

The Michael Wallerstein Award is given for the best published article in Political Economy in the previous calendar year.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: TBA

Award Committee

TBA

Mancur Olson Best Dissertation Award

The Best Dissertation Award, named for Mancur Olson, is given for the best dissertation in political economy completed in the previous two years.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: TBA

Award Committee

TBA

William H. Riker Book Award

The Best Book Award, named for William H. Riker, is given for the best book on political economy published during the past three calendar years.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: TBA

Award Committee

TBA
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