Trade Diversion is up for an award, needs your vote.

Jonathan Dingel ( is up for a substantial scholarship for blogging and, apparently, is the only economics-based blog up for the scholarship.  Given that there are also no other quantitative political science or formal theory blogs available (there are plenty of normative politics blogs, though) and his posts are actually useful academically, I encourage you to give him your vote as well. 

Vote here.

View the finalist list of 20.

He has a bit of work to do since he is about 1,000 votes behind a baseball blog about the Seattle Mariners.  I would encourage other like-minded blogs to also advertise this to their own reader base.  Not only would you be helping a like-minded blogger, but such promotion is likely to be self-enforcing as it expands the connections between blogs and may encourage other readers to visit your site for the first time.

About Michael A. Allen

Michael is an Assistant Professor in Political Science at Boise State University with a focus in International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Methodology (quantitative and formal). His work includes issues related to military basing abroad, asymmetric relations, cooperation, and conflict. He received his Ph.D from Binghamton University in 2011.

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