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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, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Daniel Blake (chair) IE Business School, Spain [email protected]
Siddharth Swaminathan Azim Premji University, India [email protected]
Maria Carreri University of California, San Diego [email protected]
Andreas Kern Georgetown University [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
Clint Peinhardt (chair) University of Texas at Dallas [email protected]
Desiree Desierto George Mason University [email protected]
Byungwon Woo Yonsei University, Korea [email protected]
Amy Pond Technical University of Munich [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, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Daniela Donno (chair) University of Cyprus [email protected]
Nisha Bellinger Boise State University [email protected]
Quintin Beazer Florida State University [email protected]
Ida Bastiaens Fordham 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, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Melissa Ziegler Rogers (Chair) Claremont Graduate University [email protected]
Margaret Peters University of California, Los Angelos [email protected]
Jonas Bunte Vienna University of Economics and Business [email protected]
Tanushree Goyal Princeton University [email protected]