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Comparative Politics Section Award Recipients

More on the Comparative Politics section

Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba Dataset Award
Luebbert Article Prize
Luebbert Book Prize
Powell Graduate Mentoring Award
Sage Paper Prize


Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba Data Set Award

The Data Set Award recognizes a publicly available data set that has made an important contribution to the field of comparative politics.

2019 The Comparative Agendas Project (CAP)
Bryan D. Jones, The University of Texas at Austin
2019 The Mass Mobilization in Autocracies Database (MMAD)
Nils B. Weidmann, Universität Konstanz
Espen Geelmuyden Rød, Uppsala Universitet
2018   AmericasBarometer
Mitchell Seligson, Vanderbilt University
Elizabeth Zechmeister, Vanderbilt University
Noam Lupu, Vanderbilt University
2018 Honorable Mention
DIGIWHIST 
Mihaly Fazekas, University of Cambridge
2017 "Global State Revenue and Expenditures" Data Set, http://dx.dol.org//10.7802/1290
Thomas Richter, German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Viola Lucas, Universitat Konstanz
2016

Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Data Set, https//v-dem.net/en/data
Michael Coppedge, University of Notre Dame
John Gerring, Boston University
Staffan I. Lindberg, University of Gothenburg
Svend-Erik Skaaning, Aarhus University
Jan Teorell, Lund University
David Altman, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Michael Bernard, University of Florida
Steven Fish, University of California, Berkeley
Adam Glynn, Emory University
Allen Hicken, University of Michigan
Carl Henrik Knutsen, Oslo University
Kyle L. Marquardt, University of Gothenburg
Kelly McMann, Case Western Reserve University
Farhad Miri, University of Gothenburg
Pamela Paxton, University of Texas at Austin
Daniel Pemstein, North Dakote State University
Jeffrey Staton, Emory University
Eltan Tzelgov, University of East Anglia
Yi-ting Wang, National Cheng Kung University
Brigitte Zimmerman, University of North Carolina
Frida Andersson, University of Gothenburg
Josefine Pernes, University of Gothenburg
Natalia Stepanova, University of Gothenburg
Valeriya Mechkova, University of Gothenburg

2015

The Autocratic Regimes Data Set
Barbara Geddes, University of California, Los Angeles
Joseph Wright, Pennsylvania State University
Erica Frantz, Bridgewater State University

2014 Archigos: A Data Set on Leaders 1875-2004
Henk Goemans, University of Rochester
Giacomo Chiozza, Vanderbilt University
Kristian Gleditsch, University of Essex
2013 Comparative Constitutions Project
Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago
Zachary Elkins, University of Texas, Austin
James Melton, IMT Institute for Advanced Study
2012 Constituency-Level Elections Archive (CLEA)
Kenneth Kollman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Allen Hicken, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Daniele Caramani, University of St Gallen
David Backer, University of Maryland
2011 Uppsala Conflict Data Program
Peter Wallensteen, Uppsala University
2010 Arab Barometer
Mark Tessler, University of Michigan
Amaney Jamal, Princeton University 
2009 The Quality of Government Dataset
Jan Teorell, Lunds Universitet
Soren Holmberg, University of Gothenburg
Bo Rothstein, University of Gothenburg 
2008 Comparative Welfare Entitlements Dataset 
Lyle Scruggs, University of Connecticut
2007 Data set on European Protest and Coercion
Ronald Francisco, University of Kansas
2006 CIRI Human Rights data set 
David Cingranelli, SUNY, Binghamton
David Richards, University of Memphis
2005 Luxembourg Income Study 
Timothy Smeeding, Syracuse University
2004 Compiled with E. Gyimah-Boadi of The Center for Democratic Development, Ghana, and Robert Mattes of The Institute for Democracy in South Africa, "The Afro-barometer"
Michael Bratton, Michigan State University
E. Gyimah-Boadi, Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-GHANA)
Robert Mattes, The Institute for Democracy in South Africa
2003 Manifesto Project
Hans-Dieter Klingemann, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fuer Sozialforschung (WZB)
Ian Budge
Andrea Volkens
D.J. Hearl
D.R. Robertson 
2002 "ACLP Political and Economic Database."
Michael Alvarez, DePaul University
Jose Cheibub, Yale University
Fernando Limongi, CEBRAR (Brazil)
Adam Przeworski, New York University 
2001 World Values Survey/Eurobarometers Data Set 
Ronald Inglehart, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2000 Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES)
1999 "Data Sets on Polyarchy and Latin American Political Parties"
Michael Coppedge, University of Notre Dame
1999 "Civic Culture Data Set"
Gabriel Almond, Stanford University
Sidney Verba, Harvard University

 


Luebbert Best Article Award

The Luebbert Article Award is given for the best article in the field of comparative politics published in the previous two years.

2019 Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner, University of  Virginia
"The pursuit of social welfare: Citizen claim-making in rural India." World Politics 70(1): 122-163.
2018

Noam Lupu,  Vanderbilt University

“The Legacy of Political Violence across Generations.” American Journal of Political Science. 2017. , Uppsala Universitet
2018    Leonid Peisakhin, New York University Abu DhabiAmericasBarometer
“The Legacy of Political Violence across Generations.” American Journal of Political Science. 2017., Uppsala Universitet
2018 Honorable Mention
Volha Charnysh, Princeton University
“The Death Camp Eldorado: Political and Economic Effects of Mass Violence.” American Political Science Review. 2017. , University of Cambridge
2018 Honorable Mention
Evgeny Finker, George Washington University
“The Death Camp Eldorado: Political and Economic Effects of Mass Violence.” American Political Science Review 2017
2017 Robert Braun, Northwestern University
"Religious Minorities and Resistance to Genocide: The Collective Rescue of Jews in the Netherlands During the Holocaust."  American Political Science Review, February 2016.
2016 Perna Singh, Brown University
"Subnationalism and Social Development in India:  A Comparative Analysis of Indian States."  World Politics, June 2015.
2015 Dominika Koter , Colgate University
"King Makers: Local Leaders and Ethnic Politics in West Africa,” World Politics Vol. 65 No. 2 2013.
2014 Stanislav Markus, University of Chicago
"Secure Property as a Bottom-Up Process: Firms, Stakeholders, and Predators in Weak States." (World Politics 64 (2) April 2012, 242-77)
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2013 Robert Woodberry, National University of Singapore
The Missionary Roots of Liberal Democracy (American Political Science Review 106(2): 244-74
).
2012 Philip Roessler, Duke University
The Enemy Within. Personal Rule, Coups, and Civil War in Africa. World Politics 63(2).
2011 Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University
International System and Technologies of Rebellion: How the End of the Cold War Shaped Internal Conflict
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2011 Laia Balcells, Institute for Economic Analysis, CSIC
International System and Technologies of Rebellion: How the End of the Cold War Shaped Internal Conflict
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2010 Shawn Treier, University of Minnesota
"Democracy as a Latent Variable".
2010 Simon Jackman, Stanford University
"Democracy as a Latent Variable"
, University of Kansas
2009 Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University
"How Free is Free Riding in Civil Wars?" World Politics 59(2). 
2009 Matthew Kocher, Yale University
"How Free is Free Riding in Civil Wars?" World Politics 59(2).
2009 Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard University
"Does Landholding Inequality Block Democratization?" World Politics 60(4).
2008 Anna Grzymala-Busse, University of Michigan
"The Great Divide." World Politics (October 2006)
2008 Keith Darden , Yale University
"The Great Divide." World Politics (October 2006)
2007 Macartan Humphreys, Columbia University
"Handling and Manhandling Civilians in Civil War." American Political Science Review , Vol. 100, (August 2006).
2007 Torben Iversen, Harvard University
"Electoral Institutions and the Policies of Coalitions: Why Some Democracies Distribute More than Others."  American Political Science Review, Vol. 100 (May 2006).
2007 David Soskice, Duke University
"Electoral Institutions and the Policies of Coalitions: Why Some Democracies Distribute More than Others."  American Political Science Review, Vol. 100 (May 2006).
2006 Tulia Falleti, University of Pennsylvania
"A Sequential Theory of Decentralization: Latin American Cases in Comparative Perspective." American Political Science Review 99:3 (August 2005).
2005 Ernesto Calvo, University of Houston
"Who Delivers? Partisan Clients in the Argentine Electoral Market." American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 48, No. 4, October 2004. pp. 742-757.
2005 Maria Murillo, Columbia University
"Who Delivers? Partisan Clients in the Argentine Electoral Market." American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 48, No. 4, October 2004. pp. 742-757.
2005 Scott Basinger, Stony Brook University, SUNY
"Remodeling the Competition for Capital: How Domestic Politics Erases the Race to the Bottom." American Political Science Review, Vol. 98, No. 2, May 2004.
2005 Mark Hallerberg, Emory University
"Remodeling the Competition for Capital: How Domestic Politics Erases the Race to the Bottom." American Political Science Review, Vol. 98, No. 2, May 2004.
2004 Isabela Mares, Stanford University
"The Sources of Business Interest in Social Insurance: Sectoral versus National Differences," World Politics, 55: 2 (2003), 229- 258.
2003 Pamela Conover, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
"The Deliberative Potential of Political Discussion" (British Journal of Political Science January 2001).
2003 Donald Searing, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"The Deliberative Potential of Political Discussion" (British Journal of Political Science January 2001).
2003 Ivor Crewe, University of Essex
"The Deliberative Potential of Political Discussion" (British Journal of Political Science January 2001).
2002 Guillermo O'Donnell, University of Notre Dame
"Democracy, Law, and Comparative Politics" Studies in Comparative International Development, Vol. 36 (Spring 2001.
2001 David Rueda, State University of New York
"Wage Inequalities and the Varieties of Capitalism," World Politics, 52:3 (April 2000).
2001 Nicholas Sambanis, Yale University
"Partition as a Solution to Ethnic War: An Empirical Critique of the Theoretical Literature," World Politics 52 (4).
2001 Honorable Mention
Torsten Persson, Institute for International Economic Studies
The Size and Scope of Government: Comparative Politics with Rational Politicians," European Economic Review, 43: 4-6 (April 1999).
2001 Honorable Mention
Jonas Pontusson, Princeton University
"Wage Inequalities and the Varieties of Capitalism," World Politics, 52:3 (April 2000).
2001 Honorable Mention
Michael Wallerstein, Harvard University
Wage-Setting Institutions and Pay Inequality in Advanced Industrial Societies. American Journal of Political Science, 43:3 (2000).
2000 Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University
"Wanton and Senseless? The Logic of Massacres in Algeria" (Rationality and Society 11(3): 243-285).
2000 Douglas Dion, University of Iowa
"Evidence and Inference in the Comparative Case Study," Comparative Politics 30:2 (January 1998).
2000 George Tsebelis, University of Michigan
"Veto Players and Law Production in Parliamentary Democracies: An Empirical Analysis." American Political Science Review, 93:3 (September 1999): 591-608.
1999 Peter Hall, Harvard University
"Mixed Signals: Central Bank Independence, Coordinated Wage-Bargaining, and European Monetary Union" (International Organization 52, No. 3, Summer 1998, 505-535
1999  Robert Franzese Jr., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
"Mixed Signals: Central Bank Independence, Coordinated Wage-Bargaining, and European Monetary Union" (International Organization 52, No. 3, Summer 1998, 505-535)
1998 Adam Przeworski, New York University
"Modernization: Theories and Facts" (World Politics 49, No. 2, January 1997, 155-183).
1998 Fernando Limongi, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
"Modernization: Theories and Facts" (World Politics 49, No. 2, January 1997, 155-183).
1998 Thomas Cook, Wissenschaftzentrum Berlin
"The Causes of Welfare State Expansion: Deindustrialization or Globalization?"
1997 James Fearon, Stanford University
"Explaining Interethnic Cooperation" (]ournal of Political Science, 25, No. 3, July 1995, 289-325).
1997  David Laitin, Stanford University
"Explaining Interethnic Cooperation" (]ournal of Political Science, 25, No. 3, July 1995, 289-325).
1996 George Tsebelis, University of Michigan
"DecisionMaking in Political Systems: Veto Players in Presidentialism, Parliamentarism, Multicameralism, and Multipartism," British Journal of Political Science 25, 3 (July 1995): 289-325.
1996 Sylvia Maxfield
"Financial Incentives and Central Bank Authority in Industrializing Nations," World Politics 46(4) (July 1994): 556-589.
1996 Nicolas van de Walle
"Neopatrimonial Regimes and Political Transitions in Africa," World Politics 46(4) (July 1994): 453-489.
1996 Honorable Mention
Jonas Pontusson, Princeton University
"Explaining the Decline of European Social Democracy: The Role of Structural Economic Change," World Politics 47 (4) (July 1995): 495-533.
1995 Honorable Mention
Michael Bratton
"Neopatrimonial Regimes and Political Transitions in Africa," World Politics 46(4) (July 1994): 453-489 .

 


Luebbert Best Book Award

The Luebbert Book Award is given for the best book in the field of comparative politics published in the previous two years.

2019 Rafaela Dancygier, Princeton University
Dilemmas of Inclusion: Muslims in European Politics. Princeton University Press, 2017.
2019 Honorable Mention
Lisa Blaydes, Stanford University
State of Repression: Iraq under Saddam Hussein. Princeton University Press, 2018.
2018   Diana Fu, University of Toronto
Mobilizing Without the Masses. Cambridge University Press, 2017.
2018 Honorable Mention
Karen Jusko, Stanford University
Who Speaks for the Poor? Cambridge University Press, 2017.
2017 Anna Grzymala-Busse, Stanford University
Nations Under God. Princeton University, 2015.
2016 Michael Albertus, University of Chicago
Autocracy and Redistribution: The Politics of Land Reform. Cambridge University Press, 2015.
2016 Catherine Boone, London School of Economics
Property and Political Order in Africa: Land Rights and the Structure of Politics. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
2015 Tariq Thachil, Yale University
Elite Parties, Poor Voters: How Social Services Win Votes in India. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
2015 Honorable Mention
Melani Cammett, Harvard University
Compassionate Communalism: Welfare and Sectarianism in Lebanon. Cornell University Press, 2014.
2014 Susan Stokes, Yale University
Brokers, Voters and Clientelism: The Puzzle of Distributive Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2013).
2014 Thad Dunning, University of California, Berkeley
Brokers, Voters and Clientelism: The Puzzle of Distributive Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2013).
2014 Marcelo Nazareno, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
Brokers, Voters and Clientelism: The Puzzle of Distributive Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
2014 Valeria Brusco, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
Brokers, Voters and Clientelism: The Puzzle of Distributive Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
2014 Honorable Mention
Leonardo Arriola, University of California, Berkeley
Multi-ethnic Coalitions in Africa: Business Financing of Opposition Election Campaigns (Cambridge University Press, 2012).
2014 Honorable Mention
Pablo Beramendi, Duke University
The Political Geography of Inequality: Regions and Redistribution (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
2013 Fotini Christia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alliance Formation in Civil Wars (Cambridge University Press 2012).
2012 Jeffrey Winters, Northwestern University
Oligarchy (Cambridge University Press, 2011).
2012 Alan Jacobs, University of British Columbia
Governing for the Long Terms: Democracy and the Politics of Investment (Cambridge University Press, 2011).
2011 James Mahoney, Northwestern University
Colonialism and Postcolonial Development: Spanish America in Comparative Perspective
2010 Macartan Humphreys, Columbia University
Coethnicity: Diversity and the Dilemmas of Collective Action (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011)
2010 James Habyarimana, Georgetown University
Coethnicity: Diversity and the Dilemmas of Collective Action (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011).
2010 Daniel Posner, University of California, Los Angeles
Coethnicity: Diversity and the Dilemmas of Collective Action (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011).
2010 Jeremy Weinstein, Stanford University
Coethnicity: Diversity and the Dilemmas of Collective Action (Russell Sage Foundation, 2011).
2009 Raymond Duch, University of Oxford
The Economic Vote (Cambridge University Press, 2008).
2009 Randolph Stevenson, Rice University
The Economic Vote (Cambridge University Press, 2008).
2008 Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University
The Logic of Violence in Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2006).
2007 Jonathan Rodden, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
Hamilton's Paradox: The Promise and Perils of Fiscal Federalism.
2006 Daniel Posner, University of California, Los Angeles
Institutions and Ethnic Politics in Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2005.
2005 Elisabeth Wood, Yale University
Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador (Cambridge University Press).
2005 Kathleen Thelen, Northwestern University
How Institutions Evolve: The Political Economy of Skills in Germany, Britain, the United States, and Japan (Cambridge University Press, 2004).
2005 Honorable Mention
Pradeep Chhibber, University of California, Berkeley
The Formation of National Party Systems: Federalism and Party Competition in Canada, Great Britain, India, and the United States (Princeton University Press, 2004).
2005 Honorable Mention
Kenneth Kollman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
The Formation of National Party Systems: Federalism and Party Competition in Canada, Great Britain, India, and the United States (Princeton University Press, 2004).
2004 Isabela Mares, Stanford University
The Politics of Social Risk, Business and Welfare State Developments (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
2003 Ashutosh Varshney, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life (Yale University Press).
2003 John Huber, Columbia University
Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2002).
2003 Charles Shipan, University of Iowa
Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2002).
2002 Nicolas van de Walle, Michigan State University
African Economies and the Politics of Permanent Crisis, 1979-1999 (Cambridge University Press, 2001).
2001 Jeffrey Herbst, European University Institute
States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control (Princeton University Press, 2000).
2001 Stefano Bartolini, European University Institute
The Political Mobilization of the European Left, 1860-1980: The Class Cleavage (Cambridge University Press, 2000).
2000 Alexander Hicks, Emory University
Social Democracy and Welfare Capitalism: A Century of Income Security Policies (Cornell, 1999).
2000 Daniel Treisman, University of Michigan
After the Deluge: Regional Crises and Political Consolidation in Russia (University of Michigan 1999).
2000 Torben Iversen, Harvard University
Contested Economic Institutions: The Politics of Macroeconomics and Wage Bargaining in Advanced Democracies (Cambridge University Press 1999).
1999 David Laitin, Stanford University
Identity in Formation: The Russian-Speaking Populations in the Near Abroad (Cornell University Press, 1998).
1998 Gary Cox, University of California, San Diego
Making Votes Count: Strategic Coordination in the World's Electoral Systems (Cambridge University Press, 1997)
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1997 Frances Rosenbluth, Yale University
The Politics of Oligarchy (Cambridge University Press, 1995)
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1997 Mark Ramseyer, University of Chicago
The Politics of Oligarchy (Cambridge University Press, 1995)
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1996 Stephan Haggard, University of Calfornia, San Diego
The Political Economy of Democratic Transitions (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995)
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1996 Robert Kaufman, Rutgers University
The Political Economy of Democratic Transitions (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995)
.
1996 Honorable Mention 
Barbara Geddes, University of California, Los Angeles
Politicians Dilemma: Building State Capacity in Latin America (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994)
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1996 Honorable Mention 
Sidney Tarrow, Cornell University
Power in Movement: Social Movements, Collective Action, and Politics (Cambridge University Press, 1994)
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1995 M. Crawford Young, University of Wisconsin Madison
The African Colonial State In Comparative Perspective (Yale University Press, 1995).
1994 Robert Putnam, Harvard University
Making Democracy Work (Princeton University Press, 1993).
1993 Gregory Luebbert, University of California, San Diego
Liberalism, Fascism or Social Democracy (Oxford University Press, 1991).
1993 Ruth Collier, University of California, Berkeley
Shaping the Political Arena (Princeton University Press, 1991).
1993    David Collier, University of California, Berkeley
Shaping the Political Arena (Princeton University Press, 1991).

Powell Graduate Mentoring Award

This prize, introduced in 2012, will be awarded on a bi-annual basis to a political scientist who throughout his or her career has demonstrated a particularly outstanding commitment to the mentoring of graduate students in comparative politics. The prize was named in honor of G. Bingham Powell and was initiated by his students.

2018    John Huber, Columbia University
2016 Suzanne Berger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2014 Barbara Geddes, University of California, Los Angeles
2014 Karen Remmer, Duke University
2012 David Collier, University of California, Berkeley

Sage Best Paper Award

The Sage Best Paper Award is given to the best paper in the field of comparative politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

2019   Jonathan Homola, Rice University
“Legacies of the Third Reich: Concentration Camps and Outgroup Intolerance.”
2019 Miguel Pereira, Washington University in St. Louis
“Legacies of the Third Reich: Concentration Camps and Outgroup Intolerance.”
2019 William Simoneau, Independent scholar
“Legacies of the Third Reich: Concentration Camps and Outgroup Intolerance.”
2019 Margit Tavits, Washington University in St. Louis
“Legacies of the Third Reich: Concentration Camps and Outgroup Intolerance.”
2018  Daniel Treisman, University of California, Los Angeles
“Democracy by Mistake.”
2017 Barry Driscoll, Grinnell College
"Elections and Goods Provision in Decentralized Developing Countries.
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2017 Junyan Jiang, University of Chicago
"From Internet to Safety Net: The Policy Consequences of Online Participation in China."
2017 Tianguang Meng, Tsinghua University
"From Internet to Safety Net: The Policy Consequences of Online Participation in China."
2017   Qing Zhang, Columbia University
"From Internet to Safety Net: The Policy Consequences of Online Participation in China
."
2017 Honorable Mention
Kenneth F. Greene, University of Texas at Austin
"Why Vote Buying Fails: Campaign Effects and the Elusive Swing Voter."
2016 Vladimir Gimpelson, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
"Misperceiving Inequality."
2016 Daniel Treisman, University of California, Los Angeles
"Misperceiving Inequality."
2015 Rafaela Dancygier, Princeton University
"Why Are Immigrants Underrepresented in Politics? Evidence from Sweden.”
2015 Karl-Oskar Lindgren, Uppsala University
"Why Are Immigrants Underrepresented in Politics? Evidence from Sweden.”
2015 Sven Oskarsson, Uppsala University
"Why Are Immigrants Underrepresented in Politics? Evidence from Sweden.”
2015 Kåre Vernby, Uppsala University
"Why Are Immigrants Underrepresented in Politics? Evidence from Sweden.”
2014 Alberto Simpser, University of Chicago
"The Intergenerational Persistence of Attitudes Towards Corruption."
2014 Honorable Mention
Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz, Michigan State University
"Mobilization by the Media? A Field Experiment on Partisan Media Effects in Africa."
2014 Honorable Mention
Devra Moehler, University of Pennsylvania
"Mobilization by the Media? A Field Experiment on Partisan Media Effects in Africa."
2013 Noam Lupu, Juan March Institute and University of Wisconsin, Madison
"Rethinking the Comparative Perspective on Class and Representation: Evidence from Latin America."
2013 Nicholas Carnes, Duke University
"Rethinking the Comparative Perspective on Class and Representation: Evidence from Latin America."
2012 Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro, Brown University
What Wins Votes: Why Some Politicians Opt Out of Clientelism.
2011 Giovanni Capoccia, Oxford University
Normative frameworks, electoral interests, and the boundaries of legitimate participation in post-Fascist democracies. The case of Italy.
2011 Honorable Mention
Noam Lupu, Princeton University
"The Structure of Inequality and the Politics of Redistribution." Presented at 2010 APSA meeting and American Political Science Review, 105.
2011 Honorable Mention
Jonas Pontusson, University of Geneva
"The Structure of Inequality and the Politics of Redistribution." Presented at 2010 APSA meeting and American Political Science Review, 105.
2010 Marcus Kreuzer, Villanova University
"Historical Knowledge and Quantitative Analysis: The Case of the Origins of Proportional Representation."
2010 Grigore Pop-Eleches, Princeton University
Elections, Information and Political Change in the Post -Cold War Era" Is the Runner Up.
2010 Graeme Robertson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"Elections, Information and Political Change in the Post -Cold War Era" Is the Runner Up.
2009 Dan Slater, University of Chicago
"Economic Origins of Democratic Breakdown? Contrary Evidence from Southeast Asia and Beyond."
2009 Benjamin Smith, University of Florida
"Economic Origins of Democratic Breakdown? Contrary Evidence from Southeast Asia and Beyond."
2008 Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard University
"Rural Inequality and Electoral Authoritarianism."
2007 Lily Tsai, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Informal Institutions, Accountability, and Public Goods Provision in Rural China.
2006 Margarita Estevez-Abe, Harvard University
"Labor Markets, Public Policies, and Gender Equality: The Varieties of Capitalism Perspective and Beyond."
2006 Honorable Mention
James Gibson, Washington University
"Land Inequality and Squatting in South Africa: Judging Historical Injustice."
2005 Macartan Humphreys, Columbia University
"Handling and Manhandling Civilians in Civil War: Determinants of the Strategies of Warring Factions."
2005 Jeremy Weinstein, Stanford University
"Handling and Manhandling Civilians in Civil War: Determinants of the Strategies of Warring Factions."
2005 Kevin O'Brien, University of California, Berkeley
"Popular Contention and its Impact in Rural China."
2005 Lianjiang Li, Hong Kong Baptist University
"Popular Contention and its Impact in Rural China."
2004 Daniel Posner, UCLA
"The Political Salience of Cultural Difference: Why Chewas and Tumbukas are Allies in Zambia and Adversaries in Malawi."
2003   Frances Rosenbluth, Yale University
"The Politics of Low Fertility: Global Markets, Women's Employment and Birth Rates in Four Industrialized Democracies."
2003 Matthew Light, Yale University
"The Politics of Low Fertility: Global Markets, Women's Employment and Birth Rates in Four Industrialized Democracies."
2003 Honorable Mention
Anne Wren, Stanford University
"Government Formation in Corporatist Countries: An Application of the Portfolio Allocation Model to the Dutch Case."
2002 James Gibson, Wahington University
"Does Truth Lead to Reconciliation? Testing the Causal Assumptions of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Process."
2001 Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, University of California San Diego
"Federalism and Democratization in Mexico."
2001 Beatriz Magaloni, Stanford University
"Federalism and Democratization in Mexico."
2001 Barry Weingast, Stanford University
"Federalism and Democratization in Mexico."
2000 Torben Iversen, Harvard University
"The Causes of Welfare State Expansion: Deindustrialization or Globalization?"
2000 Thomas Cusack, Wissenschafzentrum Berlin
"The Causes of Welfare State Expansion: Deindustrialization or Globalization?"
1999 Barbara Geddes, University of California, Los Angeles
"Authoritarian Breakdown: Empirical Test of a Game Theoretic Argument."
1998 Joel Hellman, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
"Winners Take All: The Politics of Partial Reform."
1997 Duane Swank, Marquette University
"Funding the Welfare State.”
1997 Isabela Mares, Harvard University
“Negotiating Risks: Employers and Development of Unemployment Insurance."