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PIPE Workshop: Leticia Arroyo Abad & Noel Maurer

Virtual

What Have the Americans Ever Done for Us? Lessons from the United States in Latin America, 1895-1929 The United States spent 20 years in Afghanistan attempting to achieve two interrelated aims: reduce the level of political instability and build Afghan state capacity. It partially succeeded in the first: the Afghan Read more…

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PIPE Workshop: Emily Sellars, Yale

Virtual

Fiscal Legibility and State Development: Theory and Evidence from Colonial Mexico We examine how fiscal legibility, the ability of a central government to observe local economic conditions for the purposes of taxation, shapes political centralization. When a ruler is unable to observe economic conditions, it can be preferable to grant Read more…

Free

PIPE Workshop: Anna Grzymala-Busse, Stanford

Virtual

Tilly goes to Church: the Medieval and Religious Roots of European State Formation Medieval religious rivalry fundamentally shaped European state formation. The single most powerful challenger to kings and emperors in the Middle Ages was Read more…

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PIPE Symposium – TOPIC tba

Virtual

Half-day symposium featuring 6 papers. Agenda is in development and will be posted here.

Free

PIPE Workshop: Anna Harvey, NYU

Virtual

Anna Harvey, 15th President and CEO of the Social Science Research Council; Professor of Politics, Affiliated Professor of Data Science, Affiliated Professor of Law, and Director of the Public Safety Lab at New York University; Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Expert Panel. Check back for more detail on the research Read more…

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