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Political Science and Political Economy Lecture Series (PSPE Lecture Series)

The Cologne Center for Comparative Politics (CCCP) and the Excellence Cluster ECONtribute (ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy EXC 2126) jointly host a lecture series on Political Science and Political Economy in 2023/2024, showcasing research on political economy, institutions and behavior by internationally leading researchers from top departments in Germany and abroad.

Place: IBW Building (Building 211, Herbert-Lewin-Str. 2), Lecture Hall H111

  • 25 April 2023, 14 – 15.30:
    Heike Klüver (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) on "Campaign Finance Laws, Lobbying, and Inequalities in Representation: Evidence from Citizens United"

  • Cancelled – new date tbd:
    Maria Thürk (University of Basel) on "Hitting the Sweet Spot? The Electoral Consequences of Supporting Minority Governments."

  • 20 June 2023, 14 – 15.30:
    Achim Goerres (University of Duisburg-Essen) on "Living in Novaland: Can we Simulate the Experience of States, Economies and Public Policies in a Virtual Online State?"

  • 11 July 2023, 14 – 15.30:
    André Bächtiger (University of Stuttgart) on "Good and Ideal Democracy. How to Design It."

Funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) under Germany´s Excellence Strategy – EXC 2126/1– 390838866.