MPSA Conference 2018
ICSID team members took part in the 76th annual Midwest Political Science Association Conference that was held in Chicago on April 5-8, 2018.
The Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) was founded in 1939 and is dedicated to the advancement of scholarship in all areas of political science. The purposes of the MPSA are to promote the professional study and teaching of political science, to facilitate communications between those engaged in such study, and to develop standards for and encourage research in theoretical and practical political problems.
Every year the Association organizes the international Conference, which brings together eminent professors, famous scientists and young researchers. This year about four thousand reports were presented at the MPSA Conference within the framework of more than 80 thematic sections.
ICSID Deputy Director Ekaterina Borisova presented her paper «Trust and Support for Redistribution Target Groups in Different Institutional Settings» (co-authored by D. Ivanov and N. Gimpelson), ICSID Research fellow Israel Marques presented his article made in collaboration with T. Remingron «Co-investment Under Weak Institutions: Evidence from Public-Private».
Senior research fellow Ora John Reuter was a Chair and discussant in the section «Institutional Persistence in Competitive Authoritarian Regimes». Moreover, he presented his paper «Political Participation and the Survival of Electoral Authoritarian Regimes».
Associate Fellow Sarah Sokhey presented an article «Taxes and Welfare: How Institutional Quality Affects Social Policy» (co-authored by I.Marques).