Department Seminars are scheduled from 12:30 to 2:00 in the Department conference room (726 Broadway, 7th floor, Room 747). Lunch is available at 12:00.
January 21 - Kenneth Shepsle, Harvard University. "Bargaining in Organizations with Overlapping Generations of Politicians, with Application to the US Senate." The talk will be based on the following papers:
January 27 - Lisa Martin, Harvard University. "The United States and International Commitments: Treaties as Signaling Devices."
January 28 - Charles Cameron, Columbia University. "A Theory of Opinion Assignment
in the Supreme Court, with Evidence from the Burger and Rhenquist Courts." (with Jeffrey Lax)
February 3 - John B. Londregan,
Princeton University. "Constitutional Power Sharing and Policy Lock-In."
February 6 - Thomas R. Palfrey,
Cal Tech. "An Equilibrium Model of Federal Mandates." (with Jacques Cremer)
February 10 - Christian Davenport, University of Maryland. "Rashomon goes to Rwanda: an exploration of the Rwandan genocide."
February 24 - Joanne Gowa, Princeton and Edward Mansfield, Penn. "Market Structure, Power Asymmetries, and Credible Commitments: Alliances and Major-Power Trade, 1907-1991."
March 3 - Ellen Lust-Okar, Yale.
"Why the failure of Democratization? Explaining
'Middle East Exceptionalism.'"
March 10 - Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith, NYU. "Testing the Selectorate Explanation of the Democratic Peace." (with James Morrow and Randolph Siverson)
March 17 - Krishna Ladha, NYU. "On
the Stability, Preservation and Growth of Democracies."
March 24 - Shanker Satyanath, NYU. "Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict."
March 27 - Amrita Dhillon, University of Warwick. "Electoral Goals and Center-State
Transfers: A Theoretical Model and Empirical Evidence from India."
(with Sugato Dasgupta and Bhaskar Dutta)
March 31 - Fiona McGillivray, NYU. "Coalition Formation and Stock Price Volatility."
April 7 - Jeff Freiden, Harvard.
"The Political Economy of Exchange Rates: Theory and Application to Latin America and the European Union."
(See also the first three papers under "recent articles" on Jeff Frieden's homepage for related research.)
April 14 - Jack Levy, Rutgers."Hegemonic Threats and Great Power Balancing, 1494/5-2000." (with William R. Thompson)
April 21 - Jonathan Nagler, NYU.
Group Economic Performance, Economic Voting and Electoral Accountability" .
April 25 - Northeast Methodology Program.
All Paper Presentations in room 405 of Silver Hall (aka 'Main Building') at 100 Washington Square East, between
Waverly and Washington Place. Map of NYU Campus
Paper 1: 12:30-2:00 Jeff Gill, University of Florida.
"Fundamentals of Bayesian Inference."
Break: 2:00 - 2:20
Paper 2: 2:20 - 3:50 Bear Braumoeller, Harvard University.
"Modeling Causal Complexity with Boolean Logit and Probit."
Break: 3:50 - 4:15
Paper 3: 4:15 - 5:45 Kevin A. Clarke, Rochester.
"A New Test for Nonparametric Model Discrimination."
Happy Hour 6:00 - 7:00
April 28 - Jim Snyder, MIT. "Personal and Party Voting in U.S. Elections, 1900-2002." The talk will be based on the following papers:
April 29 - Gary King, Harvard University.
"Enhancing the Validity and Cross-cultural Comparability of Survey Research."
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