Conferences 2018-2019

 

Political Economy of Energy Policy:

Research Frontiers

Princeton University, Wallace Hall

October 19th and October 20th, 2018

 

Thursday, October 18th

7:00PM   Dinner, Hyatt Regency Princeton, 102 Carnegie Center, Princeton

Friday, October 19th

9:00AM     Registration and Continental Breakfast

 9:30AM    Welcoming Remarks and Introductions

  • Helen. V. Milner, Princeton University and Johannes Urpelainen, Johns Hopkins University

10:00AM    Panel 1

  • Johannes Urpelainen, Johns Hopkins SAIS, “Increasing Rural Electrification through Connection Campaigns.” (appendix)
  • Brian Min, University of Michigan, “Political Favoritism and the Targeting of Power Outages.

11:30AM    Panel 2

  • Jeff Colgan, Brown University, “Guns and Oil: International Order After Empire.”
  • Thijs Van de Graaf, Ghent University, Belgium, “What Drives Norm Success? Evidence From Anti-fossil Fuel Campaigns.”

  1:00PM    Lunch

  2:00PM    Panel 3

  • Joseph Aldy, Harvard University, “The Political Economy of Pricing Carbon in a 2C World.”
  • Tom Moerenhout, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, “Configurations of Conditions for the Successful Implementation of Energy Pricing Reform: Exploring the Use of Qualitative Comparative Analysis.”
  • Leah C. Stokes, University of California, Santa Barbara, "An Institutional History of Electricity Politics."

 4:00PM     Refreshment Break

 4:15PM     Roundtable Discussion

  • Jonas Meckling, University of California, Berkeley
  • Erika S. Weinthal, Duke University
  • Johannes Urpelainen, Johns Hopkins University (Chair)

 7:00PM     Dinner, Mediterra, 29 Hulfish Street

Saturday, October 20th

 9:00AM    Continental Breakfast 

 9:30AM    Panel 4

  • Phillip Y. Lipscy, Stanford University, “The Institutional Politics of Energy and Climate Change.
  • Paasha Mahdavi, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Do Oil-to-Cash Transfers Decrease Political Participation? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Alaska.”
  • Jonas Meckling, University of California, Berkeley, "The Economic Origins of Policy Ideas: Explaining Change in Global Energy Governance."

11:30AM    Concluding Discussion

  • Helen V. Milner, Princeton University
  • Johannes Urpelainen, Johns Hopkins University

12:00PM    Lunch