Comparative Politics at Rochester

Comparative Politics Workshop

The Comparative Politics Workshop provides a forum for graduate students and faculty to present work in progress in the field of comparative politics. For Fall 2012, the Workshop meets Thursdays from 12:00PM to 1:30PM in the Fenno Room.

Presentations - Fall 2012

Date Presenter Topic/Paper Title Discussant
September 20 Peter Haschke Practice Job-Talk None
September 27 Carles Boix (Princeton) "The Roots of the Industrial Revolution: Political Institutions or (Socially Embedded) Know-How?" * Miguel Rueda
October 4 Adam Cohen "Regulation After Privatization in the Brazilian States" Hyesung Kim
October 18 Miguel Rueda "How to Steal an Election: An Analysis of the Choice of Electoral Manipulation Strategies" Sergio Ascencio
October 25 Ora John Reuter "Political Machines at Work: Voter Mobilization and Electoral Subversion in the Workplace" Rabia Malik
November 15 Avidit Acharya Caste Politics in India † Chitralekha Basu
November 29 Ben Laughlin A Dynamic Model of Civil War ‡ Mattan Sharkansky
December 6 Hyesung Kim "Explaining Cross-Ethnic Voting: Evidence from Field Research in Uganda" Paulina Marek

* Co-sponsored by Riker Seminar.
† Co-authored with John Roemer and Rohini Somanathan.
‡ Co-authored with with Avidit Acharya and Miguel Rueda.