Spring 2016

MONDAY COLLOQUIUM SERIES

Date
Speaker
Presentation
January 25David Samuels
Department of Political Science,
University of Minnesota

Inequality and Democratic Survival

Abstract/Bio
February 1Barbara Cherry
The Media School, IU Bloomington

Historical Distortion: How Misuse of ‘Public Utility’ and ‘Natural Monopoly’ Misdirects U.S. Telecommunications Policy Development

Abstract/Bio

Follow-up article in Indiana Daily Student
February 8Gary D. Libecap
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara

Economic Analysis of Property Rights: First Possession of Water in the American West

Abstract/Bio
February 15Lee Alston
Ostrom Workshop and Department of Economics, IU Bloomington
Bernardo Mueller
Department of Economics, University of Brasilia
Tomas Nonnenmacher
Department of Economics, Allegheny College

Institutions and Interest Groups: Economic and Political Performance

Abstract/Bio
February 22Laszlo Borhi
Department of Central Eurasian Studies,
IU Bloomington

More than Victims? Popular Responses to National Socialist and Stalinist Dictatorships: The Case of Hungary

Abstract/Bio
February 29William Blomquist
Department of Political Science, IUPUI

Implementing California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)

Abstract/Bio
March 7James Robinson
Harris School of Public Policy,
University of Chicago

The Evolution of Culture and Institutions: Evidence from the Kuba Kingdom

Abstract/Bio
March 14SPRING BREAK
March 21Eduardo Brondizio
Department of Anthropology,
IU Bloomington

Smallholders’ Partnerships in the Brazilian Amazon: Civil, Public, and Private Sectors

Abstract/Bio
March 28Christiana Ochoa
Maurer School of Law, IU Bloomington

Contracts on the Seabed

Abstract/Bio
April 4David Konisky
School of Public & Environmental Affairs, IU Bloomington

Policy Devolution and Cooperation Dilemmas​”

Abstract/Bio
April 11Terry M. Moe
Department of Political Science, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

“Relic: How Our Constitution Undermines Effective Government—And Why We Need a More Powerful Presidency”

Abstract/Bio

April 18Hiroki Takeuchi
Department of Political Science,
Southern Methodist University

The New Trend in Japanese Domestic Politics and Its Implications

Abstract/Bio

April 25Cary Coglianese
School of Law, University of Pennsylvania

Promoting Self-Governance via Public Recognition: Lessons from EPA’s Performance Track and OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs

Abstract/Bio