3rd International Conference on
THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF DEMOCRACY AND DICTATORSHIP
Date and Location
28 February to 2 March, 2019
University of Münster, Germany
Tim Besley, LSE, United Kingdom
Martin Paldam, Aarhus University, Denmark
The conference addresses the origin and prospects of democracy and dictatorship, policy control and governance structures in comparative political systems and transition processes from dictatorship to democracy and vice versa. Bringing together scholars interested in interdisciplinary work on comparative political systems is our focus.
We welcome theoretical as well as empirical papers by both economists and other social scientists. In particular, papers may cover topics such as:
- Political accountability in autocracies and democracies
- Violence, conflicts, and revolutions
- Political stability and transitions
- Institutional change and prosperity
- Constitutional history of democracy
- Culture, religion, and political institutions
Thomas Apolte, University of Münster, Germany
Mario Ferrero, University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy
Mario Gilli, Bicocca University Milan, Italy
Yuan Li, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Deadlines and Submission
Abstract submission deadline: September 1, 2018 (max. 300 words)
Notification: October 15, 2018
Full paper submission: January 31, 2019
Registration open: October 15, 2018 to January 31, 2019
Please submit your abstract via the online submission form below.
Before December 1, 2018: :
- Senior researchers: 100€
- PhD students: 75€
From December 1, 2018:
- Senior researchers: 140€
- PhD students: 100€
Note: Catering during the coffee breaks as well as the receptions/dinner will be provided. Payment can be made after registration (please follow the instructions given during the registration process).
Please note that payment of the conference fee is required for completing the registration process. Submission fees are non-refundable in case of cancellation of participation.
Conference Contact Information
The Chair of Political Economy
48151 Münster, Germany
The call for papers can be downloaded here.