The Political Economy of State Repression

The Political Economy of State Repression

Princeton University, October 21-22, 2016
Organizers:  Laia Balcells (Duke University) and Carles Boix (Princeton University)
All sessions to be held in Wallace Hall, Room 300

 

Conference Schedule

 

 

Thursday, October 20

 

7:30pm-9:00pm

Dinner, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Artisan, Private Dining Room

Friday, October 21

 

8:00am-8:45am

Continental Breakfast 

8:45am-9:00am

Welcome by Laia Balcells and Carles Boix

9:00am-12:00pm

Coercion and Violence in Democracies

 

Isabela Mares (Columbia University)
Welfare coercion as a nonprogrammatic electoral strategy

Discussant: Milan Svolik (Yale University)

 

Beatriz Magaloni (Stanford University)
Social Order and Police Violence in Rio de Janeiro

Discussant: Liz Nugent (Princeton University)

 

Will H. Moore (Arizona State University)
Constraining Leviathan: What Torture Teaches Us About Political Institutions and Democracy

Discussant: Maria Paula Saffon (Princeton University)

12pm-1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm-3:30pm

Micro-Level Studies of State Repression

 

Lisa Blaydes (Stanford University)
Compliance and Resistance in Iraq under Saddam Hussein

Discussant: Carles Boix (Princeton University)

 

Shanker Satyanath (New York University) and Sebastian Saiegh (University of California, San Diego)
Social Networks and the Targeting of Violence: Labor Repression in Argentina's Last Dictatorship

Discussant: Laia Balcells (Duke University)

3:30pm-4.00pm

Refreshment Break

 4.00pm-6.00pm

Global Studies of State Repression

 

Sabine Carey (University of Mannheim)
A global study on the institutional determinants of journalist killings

Discussant: Will H. Moore (Arizona State University)

 

Milan Svolik (Yale University)
Moral Hazard in Repression and the Microfoundations of Authoritarian Breakdowns, Protests, and the Rule of Law 

Discussant: Rory Truex (Princeton University)

6:30pm-7:00pm

Reception, Prospect House, Room A (second floor)

7:00pm-9:00pm

Dinner, Prospect House, Room E (second floor)

Saturday October 22

 

9:30am-10:00am

Continental Breakfast

10:00am-12:00pm

Dissidence, Protest, and Repression

 

Susan Stokes (Yale University)
Protests and Repression in New Democracies

Discussant: Lauren Young (Stanford University)

 

Rory Truex (Princeton University) 
Focal Points, Dissident Calendars, and Preemptive Repression

Discussant: Martin Dimitrov (Tulane University)

 

Kristine Eck (Uppsala University)
A Repressive Inheritance: Decolonization and Dissent

Discussant: Joan Ricart-Huguet (Princeton University)

12:00 – 1:30pm

Lunch