The Political Economy of Institutions: A Conference Honoring the Work and Life of Frances Rosenbluth

Friday October 14th, 2022

Humanities Quadrangle Room 276
320 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

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Rafaela M. Dancygier, Princeton University
Gary Cox, Stanford University
Hikaru Yamagishi, Yale University
Vineeta Yadav, Penn State University
Thomas Pepinsky, Cornell University
Dawn Teele, Johns Hopkins University
Jonathan Rodden, Stanford University
Annabelle Hutchinson, Yale University
Gautam Nair, Harvard University
Jonathan Fanton, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Tarek Masoud, Harvard University 
Melis Laebens, Oxford University
Akhil Rajan, Oxford University


John Ferejohn, New York University
Torben Iversen, Harvard University
Daniel Mattingly, Yale University

Draft Schedule

8:30 - 9:00am

Breakfast and Coffee

9:00 - 9:15am Introductory Remarks

9:15am – 10:45am

Political Economy of Institutions 



11:00am – 12:30pm

Political Economy of Gender 



2:00pm – 3:30pm

Parties, Identity, and Democracy 

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Reflections on Mentorship, Teaching, and Service 

5:00pm – 6:00pm


Any Questions? Please contact or reach out to any of the organizers:

Alicia Steinmetz (
Itumeleng (Tumi) Makgetla (
Gautam Nair (
Melis Laebens (

This conference is being generously funded by Peter Salovey, Tamar Gendler, and The Edward J. And Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund at Yale University, and the MacMillan Center