Wallis Institute Annual Conference
3rd Annual Conference
October 11-12, 1996
The Wallis Institute organized its 3rd Annual Conference on October 11-12, 1996 at Schlegel 207. The speakers and papers are listed in the order of presentation at the conference.
Session I : Money and Politics
- "Political Endorsements by Special Interests"
Gene Grossman, Princeton University
- "The Strategic Decisions of Political Action Committees"
Nolan McCarty, Columbia Economics and Larry Rothenberg, University of Rochester
Session II : Comparative Political Institutions
- "Cohesion in Legislatures"
Daniel Diermier, Stanford University and Tim Feddersen, Northwestern University
- "Electoral Systems, Corruption Levels and Voter Information"
Mark Fey, Princeton University
Session III : Redistribution and Taxation
- "On the Political Economy of Income Distribution and Crime"
Antonio Merlo, University of Minnesota
- "Budget Deficits and Redistributive Politics"
Alessandro Lizzeri, Princeton University
- "On the Political Economy of Income Taxation"
Marcus Berliant, University of washington at St. Louis