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Tasos Kalandrakis

Tasos Kalandrakis

Associate Professor of Political Science

Office Hours:

Tue 1:00 - 2:30 pm


PhD, UCLA, 2000. Positive political theory, comparative political institutions. He has published articles in the American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, Economics Letters, Economic Theory, European Journal of Political Research, International Journal of Game Theory, Journal of Economic Theory, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Social Choice and Welfare, and Theoretical Economics. Recent publications include "Radical Moderation: Recapturing Power in Two-Party Parliamentary Systems" (with Arthur Spirling), American Journal of Political Science (2012), "Dynamic Legislative Policy Making" (with John Duggan), Journal of Economic Theory (2012), "Rationalizable Voting," Theoretical Economics (2010), "A Reputational Theory of Two-Party Competition," Quarterly Journal of Political Science (2009), "Proposal Rights and Political Power," American Journal of Political Science (2006), and "A Three-Player Dynamic Majoritarian Bargaining Game," Journal of Economic Theory (2004). Teaches game theory, political economy, and comparative institutions.

Courses taught:
  • PSC/IR 264 Comparative Political Institutions
  • PSC 288 Game Theory
  • PSC 408 Positive Political Theory
  • PSC 555 Democratic Political Processes
  • PSC 584 Game Theory
  • PSC 585 Dynamic Models: Structure, Computation and Estimation
  • PSC 587 Structural Modeling and Estimation
  • PSC 588 Bargaining Theory and Applications