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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.

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Newsletter: The Political Economist Newsletter
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Section Officers

Chair
Kanchan Chandra
New York University

Secretary/Treasurer
George Krause
University of Georgia

2020 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
Anjali Thomas
Georgia Institute of Technology
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Pia Raffler
Harvard University
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Newsletter Editor
The Political Economist Newsletter
Shahryar Minhas
Michigan State University
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Andrew Kerner
Michigan State University
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Cristina Bodea
Michigan State University
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Council
Lisa Blaydes, Stanford University
Layna Mosley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Maggie Penn, Emory University
Jan Pierskalla, Ohio State University
David Skarbek, Brown University
Hye Young You, New York University

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.

Please submit nominations by a date to be announced to all members of the Award Committee listed below .

Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Jane Sumner, University of Minnesota
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George Ofusu, London School of Economics
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Agustina Paglayan, University of California, San Diego
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Michael Wallerstein Award

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

Please submit nominations by a date to be announced to all members of the Award Committee listed below.

Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Cecilia Mo, University of California, Berkeley
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Nicole Baerg, University of Essex
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Ian Turner, Yale University
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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.

Please submit nominations by a date to be announced to all members of the Award Committee listed below..

Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Lisa Blaydes, Stanford University
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Nikhar Gaikwad, Columbia University
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Henry Thomson, Arizona State University
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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.

Please submit nominations by the following date to all members of the Award Committee listed below..

Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Rafaela Dancygier, Princeton University
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Princeton University
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Mark Dincecco, University of Michigan
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109
 

Maya Sen, Harvard University
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John F. Kennedy School of Government
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

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