European Public Choice Society Conference 2017
Some of the ICSID researchers took part in the annual European Public Choice Society (EPCS) Conference, which was held in Budapest at the Central European University on 19-22 April, 2017.
More than 240 scholars from 32 countries gathered in Budapest to discuss a wide range of topics including Non-Democratic Political Economy, Voting Behavior, Refugees and Asylum, Rent-Seeking, Economics of Tolerance and Extremism, and the Political Economy of Inequality.
The four-day conference featured 67 panels in total, that provided a possibility to present a huge number of papers.
Papers presented by ICSID researchers at the EPCS Conference included:
Ekaterina Borisova «Bridging or Bonding? Preferences for Redistribution and Social Capital in Russia» (co-authored with Andrei Govorun and Denis Ivanov)
David Szakonyi «Princelings and Political Rents»
Noah Buckley «Calculating Corruption: Political Competition and Bribery Under Authoritarianism»