Department of Political Science

Political Science
1414 Social Sciences Building
267 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-4144
Fax: 612-626-7599
E-mail: polisci@umn.edu

Political Economy Colloquium Schedule

Spring 2009 Schedule

All the talks will be held in Lippincott unless otherwise noted.

Monday, January 26 (3:30-5:00)
Dan Reiter
Professor
Department of Political Science
Emory University
Paper: Foreign Imposed Regime Change, State Power, and Civil War Onset, 1920-2004

Thursday, February 26 (12:00-2:00)
Aaron RapportĀ 
Department of Political Science
University of Minnesota
Paper:

Tuesday, March 10 (12:00-2:00)
Paul M. Vaaler
Associate Professor
Carson School of Management
University of Minnesota
Paper: Electoral and Market Rivalry in Developing Country Sovereign Risk Assessment

Monday, April 2 ( 12:00-2:00)
Ato Kwamena Onoma
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Yale University
Paper: Making and unmaking property rights institutions

Monday, April 20 ( 3:30-5:00 )
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita
Associate Professor
Harris School
University of Chicago
Paper: Regime Change and Revolutionary Entrepreneurs

Monday, May 4 (Wilkins Room, Humphrey Institute 215, 12:00-2:00 )
Larry Bartels
Professor
Department of Politics
Princeton University
Paper:

Spring 2007 Schedule

All the talks will be held in Lippincott at 3:30 unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, February 1
Jude Hayes
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Paper: Globalization and Strategic Fiscal-Policy Interdependence

Monday, February 19
Duncan Snidal
Associate Professor
Harris School & Department of Political Science
University of Chicago
Paper: The Choice of International Institutions: Cooperation, Alternatives and Strategies

Monday, March 26 (Location: Lounge 3:30-5:00 )
Sunshine Hillygus
Assistant Professor
Department of Government
Harvard University
Paper: The Persuadable Voter: Strategic Candidates and Wedge Issues

Thursday, March 29
Mike Tomz
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Stanford University
Paper1: The Effect of International Law on Preferences and Beliefs

Paper 2: : Domestic Audience Costs in International Relations: An Experimental Approach

Thursday, April 26
Frances Rosenbluth
Professor
Department of Political Science
Yale University
Paper 1: Gender Socialization: How Bargaining Power Shapes Social Norms and Political Attitudes

Fall 2006 Schedule

All the talks will be held in Lippincott unless otherwise noted.

Monday, September 25
Andrew D. Martin
Professor
Department of Political Science
Washington University in St. Luis
Paper: Bayesian Analysis

Monday, October 9
Mark Hallerberg
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Emory University
Paper: Credible Signal and government Accountability

Thursday, October 19
Curt Signorino
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Rochester
Paper: Back to the Future: Modeling Time Dependence in Binary Data

Thursday, October 26
James Vreeland
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Yale University
Paper: Does membership on the UN security conouncil influence IMF decisions?

December 7
Nolan McCarty
Professor
Woodrow Wilson School
Princeton University
Paper: Does Gerrymandering Cause Polarization?

Decemeber 11
Jim Fowler
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
University of California, San Diego
Paper: The Genetic Basis of Political Cooperation