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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
Newsletter: The Political Economist Newsletter

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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

Best paper in political economy presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting. Nominations are welcome from any member (chair, discussant, paper presenters, attendees) of the political economy panels at the APSA meeting. Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations should be directed to all three members of the award committee.
Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Orit Kedar (chair) Hebrew University [email protected]
Miguel Rueda Emory University [email protected]
Charlotte Cavaille University of Michigan [email protected]

Michael Wallerstein Award

Best published article in political economy in a peer-reviewed journal. All articles published in the previous two calendar years (as indicated by online publication date or print publication date) are eligible for consideration, with a preference given to articles that exemplify themes or methods for which Michael Wallerstein was known and respected. All members of the section are eligible to make nominations. Nominations should be directed to all three members of the award committee.
Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Pablo Beramendi (chair) Duke University [email protected]
Alex Fouirnaies University of Chicago [email protected]
Erica Owen University of Pittsburgh [email protected]

Mancur Olson Best Dissertation Award

Best Dissertation Award, named for Mancur Olson, is given for the best dissertation in political economy. All dissertations completed within the previous two calendar years are eligible for consideration. Nominations should be directed to all three members of the award committee.  All members of the Section are eligible to make nominations.
Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Brandice Canes-Wrone (chair) Princeton University [email protected]
Nikhar Gaikwad Columbia University [email protected]
Jorge Mangonnet Oxford University [email protected]

William H. Riker Book Award

Best book award, named for William H. Riker, is given for the best book in political economy. All books published within the previous two calendar years are eligible for consideration. Nominations should be directed to all three members of the award committee.  All members of the Section are eligible to make nominations.
Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Monika Nalepa (Chair) University of Chicago [email protected]
Alexandre Debs Yale University [email protected]
Anne Meng University of Virginia [email protected]