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International Political Economy Society

The International Political Economy Society (IPES) provides an annual forum for scholars of IPE to present their best new work in progress to an informed and critical scholarly audience. The annual conference is centered on a small number (approximately 75 each year) of selected papers.

The schedule of events for IPES 2023 has now been posted under the conferences tab. Registration for IPES 2023 will remain open until early October.


Best New Paper

IPES 2017 Conference


The David A. Lake Award for Best Paper of 2022 will be presented in October at the 2023 IPES conference to Theo Serlin for "The Export Boom and the Backlash: Reactions to Positive Economic Change in First World War America."

2023 IPES Conference

IPES Discussion List

The 2023 IPES Conference will be held at Georgetown University, October 27-28. 


Best Dataset Award

Best New Dataset 2017

Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Brad Parks, Austin Strange, and Mike Tierney will receive the 2023 Best Dataset Award at this year's conference in October for AidData's Global Chinese Official Finance Dataset.