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Shepsle Festschrift Conference

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Shepsle Festschrift Conference

By invitation only

A one day conference in honour of Ken Shepsle on 'Political Economy, Formal Political Theory: The last 50 years, the Next 50'. The conference will survey the past and examine prospects for the future of a. formal political theory, b. political economy and c. political science.

Event Details

Date: Saturday 12 November 2016
Time: 9.15am-5.00pm and conference dinner at 7.00pm
Location: Floor 17 (WBS), The Shard, London Bridge, London SE1 9SG (Find the Shard). The entrance is on the Upper Ground Concourse. You will need photo ID such as a passport or driver's licence.
Organiser: Professor Abhinay Muthoo, Department of Economics

Please feel free to browse the photos from the event, as well as watch the video footage of the presentations.

Conference Programme

Saturday 12 November 2016

9:15am-10am Registration and Coffee

10am-11:45am Round Table Session 1 - Political Science

John Aldrich; Bruce Bueno de Mesquita; John Ferejohn; Valentino Larcinese; John Patty; Vera Troeger

11:45am-12:45pm Lunch

12:45pm-2:30pm Round Table Session 2 - Formal Political Theory

David Austen-Smith; Torun Dewan; Jon Eguia; Ethan Bueno de Mesquita; Maggie Penn; Robert L Powell; Rafael Hortala-Vallve

2:30pm-3pm Refreshments

3pm-4:45pm Round Table Session 3 - Political Economy

James Alt; Robert Bates; Jeffry Frieden; Maria Petrova; Barry Weingast; Norman Schofield; James M Synder

5pm Free Time

7pm Conference Dinner at Bunch of Grapes, London Bridge


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