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10/09/17 Colloquium Series - Margaret Levi: “Conflict, Institutions, and Public Law: Reflections on Twentieth-Century America as a Developing Country”

During the early 20th century, the United States struggled with intense labor conflict, unstable institutions, geographic fragmentation, and economic uncertainty and dislocation. Between roughly 1918…

From  David Price on October 9th, 2017 9 plays 0  

09/20/17 Research Series - Daniel A. DeCaro: “Legal Design Principles for State-Reinforced Self-Governance”

Self-governance is a fundamental aspect of democracy, and an essential foundation of societal cooperation and problem-solving in the United States. Vincent and Elinor Ostrom’s seminal research…

From  David Price on September 20th, 2017 19 plays 0  

04/10/2017 Colloquium Series - Kenneth Shepsle: “Rules and Rule Breaking, Institutions and Institutional Change”

The present paper begins with the well-traveled notion of institutions as “the rules of the game” and seeks to give some conceptual concreteness to the idea of rules in order to…

From  David Price on April 10th, 2017 12 plays 0