Spring 2017



Monday Colloquium Series

Date
Speaker
Presentation
January 23F. Andrew Hanssen
Department of Economics, Clemson University
"Engineering the Rule of Law in Ancient Athens"
Abstract/Bio
January 30Jean Ensminger
Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology
"Corruption in Community-Driven Development: A Kenyan Case Study with Insights from Indonesia"
Abstract/Bio
[no live stream]
February 6Claudia Avellaneda
School of Public & Environmental Affairs, IU Bloomington
"Local Government Effectiveness: Assessing the Role of Administrative Capacity"
Abstract/Bio
February 13Nikos Zirogiannis
School of Public & Environmental Affairs, IU Bloomington
"Projecting the Impact of the Clean Power Plan on SO2 and NOx Emissions: An Empirical Approach"
Abstract/Bio
February 20Susan Williams
Maurer School of Law, IU Bloomington
"Dialogic Democracy, Feminist Theory, and Women’s Participation in Constitution-Making"
Abstract/Bio
February 27No colloquium
March 6John Ferejohn
Law, New York University
"California's Groundwater: A Political Economy"
Abstract/Bio
March 13SPRING BREAK
March 20Tonja Jacobi
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
"Justice, Interrupted: Gender, Ideology, and Seniority in Oral Arguments" [Appendix]
Abstract/Bio
March 27Melani Cammett
Department of Government, Harvard University
"Political Context, Organizational Mission, and the Quality of Social Services: Insights from the Health Sector in Lebanon" [Appendix]
Abstract/Bio
April 3Robert Fleck
Department of Economics, Clemson University
"Increasing the Value of Property Rights by Limiting Transferability"
Abstract/Bio
April 10Kenneth Shepsle
Department of Government, Harvard University
"Rules and Rule Breaking, Institutions and Institutional Change"
Abstract/Bio
April 17Richard Hornbeck
Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
"Engines of Productivity Growth: Railroads, Reallocation, and the Rise of American Manufacturing"
Abstract/Bio
April 24Nathan Nunn
Department of Economics, Harvard University
"Understanding Cultural Persistence and Change"
Abstract/Bio