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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 Officers
Chair Bonnie Meguid, University of Rochester
Treasurer Jan Pierskalla, Ohio State University
Publication Editor Shahryar Minhas, Michigan State University
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2021 Annual Meeting
Division Chair
Rikhil Bhavnani, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Cesi Cruz, University of British Columbia
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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

This award is given annually to the best paper presented on a Political Economy Section panel at the previous year's APSA meeting. Nominations are solicited exclusively from the chairs and discussants of political economy panels at the APSA meeting and should be directed to all three members of the award committee.
Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
In Song Kim (chair) Massachusetts Institute of Technology [email protected]
Rabia Malik University of Essex [email protected]
Fiona Shen-Bayh College of William & Mary [email protected]

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, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Nita Rudra (chair) Georgetown University [email protected]
Saumitra Jha Stanford University [email protected]
Elias Dinas University of Oxford and European University Institute [email protected]

Mancur Olson Best Dissertation Award

This award is given annually to the best dissertation in political economy. All dissertations completed within the previous two calendar years are eligible for consideration. Nominations (one letter of nomination from an advisor/committee member and an electronic copy of the dissertation) 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, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Jan Pierskalla (chair) Ohio State University [email protected]
Robin Harding Oxford University [email protected]
Guadalupe Tunon Princeton University [email protected]

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, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Frances Rosenbluth (chair) Yale University [email protected]
Avi Acharya Stanford University [email protected]
Lauren Young University of California, Davis [email protected]