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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.


Best New Paper

IPES 2017 Conference


The David A. Lake Award for Best Paper of 2022 was 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."

2024 IPES Conference

IPES Discussion List

The IPES 2024 conference will be held November 8th-9th at the European University Institute. 


Best Dataset Award

Best New Dataset 2017

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