Graduate Student Posters

Who Gets Their Way in Coalition Policy?

Alessio Albarello (University of Rochester)

Abstract: In coalition governments, parties need to agree on a common position. Whose preferences pre- vail? I test alternative theories for the determination of the policy compromise in multiparty governments. I reject a prominent theory that coalition partners’ influence on policy is...

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When Inequality Matters: The Role of Wealth During England's Democratic Transition

Ali Ahmed (New York University)

Abstract: Do democratic reforms confer equal benefits to all citizens? Or are the material gains from such transitions conditioned by pre-existing inequalities? In this study, I exploit quasi-random...

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