The Political Economist
Newsletter of the Political Economy Section
Edited by Bill Clark & Mark Dincecco
The Winter 2014* Newsletter is available here (Section Members Only)
[Note that due to a publication delay, the winter 2014 newsletter, appearing in January 2014, immediately follows the Summer 2013 issue.]
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John V.C. Nye (George Mason University and National Research University-Higher School of Economics), "James Buchanan"
Daniel W. Drezner (Tufts University), "Albert Hirschman"
David L. Weimer (University of Wisconsin, Madison and LaFollette School of Public Affairs), "William A. Niskanen, Jr."
Paul Dragos Aligaca (George Mason University), "Elinor Ostrom"
Chad Brown (World Bank), “Counter-Cyclical Research on the Counter-Cyclical Trade Policy?”
Soo Yeon Kim (National University of Singapore), “Protectionism During Recessions: Is This Time Different?”
Edward D. Mansfield (University of Pennsylvania) and Helen V. Milner (Princeton), “Preferential Trade Agreements in Hard Times”
Stephen Ansolabehere (Harvard University), “Citizens United and the Changing Political Economy of Campaign Finance”
Scott Ashworth (University of Chicago), “Voters' Interest in Campaign Finance Regulation: Formal Models”
Georgy Egorov (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University) and Konstantin Sonin (New Economic School, Moscow), “Authoritarian Politics 101: Examples and Exercises”
Adam Meirowitz (Princeton University) and Joshua Tucker (New York University), “Formal Models and Political Protests”
Daniel P. Aldrich (Purdue University), “The March 2011 Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crisis in Japan: A Political-Economy Perspective”
Thomas Plümper (University of Essex) and Eric Neumayer (London School of Economics), “Earthquake Mortality and Damage”
Jeffrey Frieden (Harvard University), “A Classic Foreign Debt Crisis”
David Andrew Singer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), “Is This Time Different?”
Ernesto Zedillo (Yale Center for the Study of Globalization), “The Importance of Macroeconomic Policy Coordination”
William Roberts Clark (University of Michigan), "Toward a Political Economy of Religion"
John Patty (Washington University), "Taking Something Clean and Making it messy: Dimensonality, Sincerity, and Institutions"
Raymond Duch (University of Oxford), "Selecting Obama: The 2008 Economic Vote in Context"
Nathan Jensen and Jong Hee Park (Washington University), "Where's the Beef? The Political Economy of US Agriculture Policy"
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita (Harris School), "The Political Economy of Terrorism"
Daniel Diermeier (Northwestern), "Private Politics--A Research Agenda"
Rick K. Wilson (Rice University) with R. Mark Isaac (Florida State University), "Political Economy and Experiments."
John A. Aldrich (Duke University), "New Directions in the Study of Institutions."
Nolan McCarty (Princeton University), "Congressional Studies and Political Economy."
Ethan B. Kapstein, "The Political Economy of International Cooperation: A View From Fairness Economics."
B. Peter Rosendorff, "Domestic Politics and Enforcement of International Agreements."
Susanne Lohmann, "The Politics of Monetary Policy are About to Come Roaring Back From the Dead."
Carles Boix, "Political Institutions and Fiscal Policy."
John R. Alford and John R. Hibbing, "Biology and Rational Choice."
John Orbell, "Science, Anti-Science, and Rational Choice."
Lee J. Alston, "The 'Case' for Case Studies in Political Economy."
Jim Granato, "Scientific Progress in Quantitative Political Economy."
Philip Keefer, "From Settler Mortality to Patrimonialism: Weaving the Dynamics of Political Competition into the Political Economy of Development."
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson, "Economic History and Political Science: Clarifying the Questions, Methods and Answers."
Adam Przeworski "Economic History and Political Science."
Elisabeth R. Gerber, "What is Political Economy?"
Peter A. Hall, "Adapting Methodology to Ontology in Comparative Politics."
Jeffry A. Frieden and Lisa L. Martin, "International Political Economy: The State of the Sub-Discipline."
Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini, "Electoral Rules, Forms of Government, and Fiscal Policy."
Allan Drazen, "How Does Politics Affect Economic Outcomes? Insights from "New" Political Economy."
Please direct questions and comments to the editors of The Political Economist: Randall Calvert and Matthew Gabel