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3rd International Conference on

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF DEMOCRACY AND DICTATORSHIP

Date and Location

28 February to 2 March, 2019

University of Münster, Germany

 

Keynote Speakers

Tim Besley, LSE, United Kingdom

Martin Paldam, Aarhus University, Denmark

 

Conference Description

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

 

Scientific Board

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.

 

Registration Fees

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.

If you wish to participate, please contact pedd@wiwi.uni-muenster.de.

 

Conference Contact Information

The Chair of Political Economy

Scharnhorststr. 100

48151 Münster, Germany

e-mail: pedd@wiwi.uni-muenster.de

 

The call for papers can be downloaded here.