PEDD Papers 2019

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Parallel Sessions A1 – A3
A1 Inequality and Political Transitions
Quentin David, LAURA DUTHILLEUL (LEM CNRS UMR 9221, Lille), Abel Francois
Does economic inequality poison democracy? 
RAINER KOTSCHY (Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich), Uwe Sunde
Income shocks, inequality, and democracy 
Antonio Ciccone, ADILZHAN ISMAILOV (University Pompeu Fabra)
Income inequality and political transitions 
A2 Varieties of Autocracy
RAUL V. FABELLA (University of the Philippines and NAST)
Dutertismo: The autocrat as solution to the poverty of public goods
MARIO FERRERO (University of Eastern Piedmont)
Accidental socialism: A natural experiment in Haiti 1796-1820
A3 Terrorism and Domestic Politics
Moamen Gouda, SHIMAA HANAFY (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies), Marcus Marktanner
Democracy, personal freedom, and Islamic State fighters
Marc Helbling, DANIEL MEIERRIEKS (WZB Berlin Social Science Center)
Transnational terrorism and restrictive immigration policies
Parallel Sessions B1 – B4
B1 Political Stability and Threats to Democracy
Luisa Doerr, Niklas Potrafke, FELIX ROESEL (ifo Institute for Economic Research, Dresden)
Right-wing populists in power
B2 Democracy, Aid and Development
STEFAN KRUSE (Center for the Study of Democracy, University of Lüneburg)
Democratic governance, civic engagement and the effect of  foreign aid on population health
Vanessa A. Boese, KATRIN KAMIN (University of Kiel)
Quadrangulating peace: Democracy, development, trade and conflict
ANDREAS FUCHS (Helmut Schmidt University of Hamburg and Kiel Institute for the World Economy), Angelika Müller
Democracy and aid donorship
B3 Democratic Institutions
Shiyu Bo, LIUCHUN DENG (IWH Halle Institute for Economic Research and University of Jena), Yufeng Sun, Boqun Wang
On intergovernmental communication: A tale of two decentralization reforms
ANDREA SCHNEIDER (University of Münster)
Policy diffusion and the competition for mobile resources
B4 Political Accountability and Redistribution
EDWIN ATILANO ROBLES (Center for Research and Teaching in Economics, A.C. (CIDE))
Michael Dorsch, ANTONIO SMITH BRAVO (Central European University)
Constraining the executive in petrostates
MOAMEN GOUDA (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies), Jerg Gutmann
Islamic constitutions and religious minorities
Parallel Sessions C1 – C3
C1 Political Instability and Leadership Survival
C2 State Capacity, Development and the Threat of Conflict
JOHANNES BLUM (ifo Institute for Economic Research)
The impact of democracy’s Third Wave on national defense burdens: Evidence from a spatial panel analysis 1972-2013
Roberto Ricciuti, ANTONIO SAVOIA (University of Manchester), Kunal Sen
What determines administrative capacity in developing countries?
C3 Electoral Institutions, Redistribution and Democracy
Sugat Chaturvedi, SABYASACHI DAS (Ashoka University)
Group size and political representation under alternate electoral systems
IZASKUN ZUAZU (University of the Basque Country)
Electoral systems and income inequality: A tale of political equality
JAN U. AUERBACH (University of Exeter)
Office-holding premia and representative democracy
Parallel Sessions D1 – D3
D1 Accountability and Political Outcomes
PATRICK BALLES (University of Basel), Ulrich Matter, Alois Stutzer
Special interest groups versus voters and the political economics of attention
D2 Regime Transitions and Institutional Quality
TOMMY KRIEGER (University of Konstanz)
Democracy and institutional quality: Theory and evidence
MARTIN ROESSLER (TU Dresden), Jonathan D. Old, Patrick Zwerschke
(When) does democratization reduce state repression?
Daniel L. Bennett, CHRISTIAN BJØRNSKOV (Aarhus University), Stephan F. Gohmann
Coups, regime transitions, and institutional change
D3 Ideology, Electoral Outcomes and Policies
Dodge Cahan, NIKLAS POTRAFKE (University of Munich and ifo Institute for Economic Research)
The Democratic-Republican presidential growth gap and the partisan balance of the state governments
NICOLAS SCHREINER (University of Basel), Alois Stutzer
Direct democracy and political extremism
Parallel Session E1 – E2
E1 Political Conflict and Democratic Institutions
VANESSA A. BOESE (Humboldt University of Berlin), Scott Gates, Havard Strand
Breaking the rule(s): modeling elections with positional dynamics
SOEREN C. SCHWUCHOW (Brandenburg University of Technology), George Tridimas
Taking sides: The political economy of Solon’s Law for civil wars
E2 Religion, Culture and Institutional Quality
ANTONIS ADAM (University of Ioannina), Sofia Tsarsitalidou
Serving two masters: State religion and fiscal capacity
Aloys Prinz, CHRISTIAN J. SANDER (University of Münster)
Leadership and public goods provision: Does religion matter?
E3 Political Competition and Politico-Economic Outcomes
PAUL DUTRONC-POSTEL (Paris School of Economics), Maiting Zhuang
Land expropriation and bureaucrat promotion in China
Günther G. Schulze, NIKITA ZAKHAROV (University of Freiburg)
Political cycles in media harassment
Parallel Session F1 – F3
F1 Violent Conflicts – Determinants and Strategies
Uih Ran Lee, PIOTR LIS (Conventry University), Michael Spagat
Civilian targeting in African conflicts – a poor actor´s game that spreads through space
Muhammad Badiuzzaman, Scott Gates, Rashel Hasan, S. MANSOOB MURSHED (Coventry University and International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University), Havard Strand
Food insecurity and conflict
F2 Culture, Institutions and Politico-Economic Outcomes
NOUHOUM TOURÉ (University Paris II2 Panthéon-Assas)
Culture, institutions and the industrialization process
De jure and de facto democracy in post-socialist countries
F3 Ethnic Inequality, Political Institutions and Economic Outcomes
ANDREAS BACKHAUS (Centre for European Policy Studies)
Ethnic favoritism revisited: Competitive voting in Ghana
LENNART KAPLAN (Georg-August University of Göttingen)
Unequal gains from trade – The role of political biases
KLAUS GRÜNDLER (ifo Institute for Economic Research), Andreas Link
Ethnic inequality and the wealth of nations