PEDD Papers 2021

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Parallel Sessions A1 – A4
A1 Governance in emerging Asian economies

PAUL PELZL (NHH Norwegian School of Economics), Steven Poelhekke
Democratisation, Leader Education and Growth: Evidence from Indonesia

VIMAL BALASUBRAMANIAM (Queen Mary University of London), Apurav Yash Bhatiya, Sabyasachi Das
Behavioral Voters in a Decentralized Democracy      

ALFA FARAH (Diponegoro University), Sandy J. Maulana
Term Limits for Mayor and National Election Outcomes: Evidence from Indonesia                                   

A2 Determinants and effects of political protest

Enzo Brox (University of Konstanz), TOMMY KRIEGER (ZEW Mannheim)
Far-right protests and migration

CHRISTOPHER RAUH (University of Cambridge), Toke Aidt
The rise of the 'no party' in England

KIM LEONIE KELLERMANN (University of Münster)
Trust we lost: The Treuhand experience and political behavior in the former German Democratic Republic

A3 Historic upheaval and political persistence

Jakub Grossmann, Štěpán Jurajda, FELIX ROESEL (ifo Institute)
Forced migration, staying minorities, and new societies: Evidence from post-war Czechoslovakia

Toke Aidt, JEAN LACROIX (Université Paris-Saclay), Pierre-Guillaume Méon
The Origins of Elite Persistence: Evidence from Political Purges in post-World War II France

Pantelis Kammas, ARGYRIS SAKALIS (University of Sheffield), Vassilis Sarantides
Pudding, plague and education: The effect of international trade on human capital formation in 19th century Greece

A4 Democracy and growth

VANESSA BOESE (University of Gothenburg), Markus Eberhardt
Democracy Doesn’t Always Happen Over Night: Regime Change in Stages and Economic Growth

JAN FIDRMUC (Université de Lille)
Democracy, economic freedom, and development

MARTIN PALDAM (Department of Economics and Business, Aarhus University)
The Democratic Transition – The Story of the Long Run


Parallel sessions B1 - B4

B1 Religion and social identity

MOAMEN GOUDA (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies), Shimaa Hanafy (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
How Islamic Constitutionalism affects Democracy?

RONALD WINTROBE (Western University)
How Economic (Wo)man Got the Blues

METIN COSGEL (University of Connecticut), Richard Langlois, Thomas Miceli                                   
Identity, Religion, and the State: The Origin of Theocracy

B2 Organisation and execution of repression

Jacob Gerner Hariri, ASGER WINGENDER (University of Copenhagen)
Jumping the gun: how dictators got ahead of their subjects.

Adam Scharpf (GIGA), CHRISTIAN GLÄßEL (Hertie School)
On the Dark Side of Organizations: Career Pressures and Dirty Work

ANNA PAULS (University of Oslo)
Read this, or you’ll be dead sorry – Why secret services may use ambiguous threats to induce internalisation of control

B3 Special session on the Political Economy of Europe

ERIC MELANDER (University of Namur)
Brexit and the Blitz: Conflict, Collective Memory and Euroscepticism

Stephen Ansolabehere, M. SOCORRO PUY (Universidad de Málaga)
Constitutions, Federalism and National Integration

Sebastian Blesse, Annika Havlik, FRIEDRICH HEINEMANN (ZEW Mannheim)
Unbiased researchers or national advocates? European economists and their EMU reform preferences

B4 Collective action in non-democracies

MARINA G. PETROVA (Università Bocconi)
Civil Society Organizations and Protests' Escalation to Civil War in Non-Democracies

ALEX CUKIERMAN (Tel-Aviv University)
Effectiveness of collective action against the pandemic: Is there a difference between democratic versus authoritarian regimes?

CHRISTIAN SANDER (University of Münster)
Overcoming the Collective Action Problem of Revolutions: Revolutionary Leaders and the Punishment of Critics


Parallel sessions C1 - C4

C1 Terror and political violence

CHRISTOPHER HARTWELL (Zurich University of Applied Sciences)
The Long-Term Scars of Political Violence:  Political and Stock Volatility in Tsarist Russia

Eugen Dimant, Tim Krieger, DANIEL MEIERRIEKS (WZB Berlin Social Science Center)
Paying Them to Hate US: The Effect of U.S. Military Aid on Anti-American Terrorism, 1968-2014

ARZU KIBRIS (University of Warwick), Neslihan Uler
The Impact of Exposure to Political Violence on Risk and Ambiguity Attitudes

C2 A theoretical perspective on Political Economy

SOUMYANETRA MUNSHI (Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata)
Violence amidst virus: A game-theoretic exploration of conflict during a pandemic

SIMONE MERAGLIA (University of Exeter), Charles Angelucci, Nico Voigtlaender
Why Did Kings Summon Towns to Assemblies? A Theoretical Analysis

C3 State capacity and public-good provision

Gerda Asmus, RAPHAEL FRANCK (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
State Capacity and Local Economic Development: The Russian State in the Urals

JIA LI (Pennsylvania State University), JOSEPH WRIGHT (Pennsylvania State University)
How Personalist Parties Undermine State Capacity

Roxanne Raabe (University of Münster), Christian J. Sander (University of Münster),
ANDREA SCHNEIDER (Jönköping International Business School)
Public Goods and Diversity in Democracies and Non-Democracies

C4 Populism

OLIVER HERRMANN (University of Groningen), Maite Lameris, Marten Schnieders
Forced to vote populist? Polarization around progressive values as a driver of increasing vote shares for populist parties

Dennis Hammerschmidt, COSIMA MEYER (University of Mannheim), Anne Pintsch
Foreign aid in times of populism: the influence of right-wing populist parties on the official development assistance of OECD countries

KAREN UMANSKY (University of Potsdam), Itai Sened
While the German Shepherds Were Sleeping: How Mainstream Parties Facilitated the Rise of the AfD in the 2017 German Election