IPES 2022 Conference Program

October 28 - 29

University of Pittsburgh

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
100 Lytton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Updated 8/1

Friday, October 28, 2022
Time Room Authors (* denotes presenter) Topic
8:00-9:00
  Breakfast  
AM Chairs
Room 1 David Bearce
Room 2 Judy Goldstein
Room 3 Rachel Wellhausen

Friday
9:00-9:30

Room 1

Ryan Brutger *
University of California Berkeley

Litigation for Sale: Private Firms and WTO Dispute Escalation

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Nikhar Gaikwad *
Columbia University

Kolby Hanson
US Naval War College

Aliz Tóth
Stanford University

Bridging the Gulf:  Experimental Evidence on Migration’s Impact on Tolerance and Internationalism

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Adam Dean *
George Washington University

If There is No Struggle, There is No Progress: Labor-Led Democratization and Respect for Labor Rights

Paper | Presentation

Friday
9:30-10:00
Room 1

Boliang Zhu *
Pennsylvania State University

Firms in the Trade War

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Timm Betz
Technical University of Munich

David Fortunato
University of California San Diego

Diana O'Brien
Rice University

Representation and the Trade Roots of the Gender Pay Gap

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Megumi Naoi
University of California San Diego

Sichen Li
University of California San Diego

How Political Conflicts Fuel Cross-Border Investment: Evidence from Japanese and Chinese Firms

Paper | Presentation

Friday
10:00-10:30
Room 1

Alexander Kentikelenis
Bocconi University

Valentin Lang
Mannheim University

Lukas Wellner
University of Goettingen
& Heidelberg University

The Power of International Bureaucrats: Evidence from IMF Mission Chiefs

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Matthew Amengual
University of Oxford

Joseph Bommarito
WTI, University of Bern

Alessandro Guasti
University of Oxford

Damian Raess
WTI, University of Bern

Global Buyers, Social Compliance of Suppliers, and the Structure of Buyer-Supplier Linkages in the Context of Private Regulation

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Minju Kim
Syracuse University

Shu Fu
University of Chicago

Ambassadorial Bacon: Home-State Effect of U.S. Ambassadors on Trade

Paper | Presentation

10:30-10:45
  Break  
Friday
10:45-11:15
Room 1

Haillie Na-Kyung Lee *
Seoul National University

Are Females Simply More Altruistic?: Re-Visiting Origins of Female Trade Preferences

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Alexander Slaski *
Leiden University

Environmental Effects of FDI and Citizen Backlash: Findings from a Survey Experiment in Brazil

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Vivienne Born
Texas Woman's University

Lee Brown
Texas Woman's University

Dinesh Hasija
Augusta University

Who Obtains Political Exemptions?: An Analysis of Steel Tariff Exemption Requests

Paper | Presentation

Friday
11:15-11:45
Room 1

Michael Allen *
Yale University

Unbundling the State: Legal Development in an Era of Global, Private Governance

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Theo Serlin *
Stanford University

The Export Boom and the Backlash: Reactions to Positive Economic Change in First World War America

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Harry Oppenheimer *
Harvard University

Does Data Follow the Flag?

Paper | Presentation

Friday
11:45-12:15
Room 1

Stefanie Walter *
University of Zurich

When Others Are Not Playing by the Rules: Responding to Non-Cooperation

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Stephanie Rickard *
London School of Economics

Economic Policy Making in Non-Democratic Settings: An Examination of Subsidies in China

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Mark Copelovitch
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Sara Wallace
University of California Irvine

Sins of Omission: Mainstream Parties, Economic Crises, and European Integration

Paper | Presentation

12:15-1:15
  Lunch Break  
Friday
PM Chairs
Room 1 Edward Mansfield
Room 2 Tom Pepinsky
Room 3 Megumi Naoi
Friday
1:15-1:45
Room 1

Rachel Wellhausen *
University of Texas at Austin

Boliang Zhu
Pennsylvania State University

Exiting Russia

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Julia Gray
University of Pennsylvania

Raymond Hicks
Columbia University

Political Bargains Over Economic Liberalization: New Evidence from the Tokyo Round

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Leonardo Baccini
McGill University

Mattia Guidi
University of Siena

Arlo Poletti
University of Trento

Economic Shocks and Political Trust: Experimental Evidence

Paper | Presentation

Friday
1:45-2:15
Room 1

Carlos Felipe Balcazar *
New York University

Unions and Robots: International Competition, Automation and the Political Power of Organized Labor

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Hao Zhang *
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Commerce, Coalitions, and Global Value Chains: Evidence from Coordinated and Collective Lobbying

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Sayumi Miyano *
Princeton University

Multinationals’ Influence in International Private Regimes: FDI and International Standardization

Paper | Presentation

Friday
2:15-2:45
Room 1

Anna Meyerrose
Princeton University

Sara Watson
Ohio State University

Globalization and Elite Responsiveness: Trade Shocks, Electoral Institutions, and Political Ideology

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Lu Sun
Texas A&M University

Quan Li
Texas A&M University

Globalization and Political Protests: The Role of Motion Picture Export

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Gautam Nair *
Harvard University

The Political Economy of the Retail Revolution

Paper | Presentation

2:45-3:00
  Break  
Friday
3:00-3:30
Room 1

Matt Malis
New York University

Calvin Thrall
University of Texas at Austin

Revolving Door Diplomats

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Siyao Li *
University of Pittsburgh

Closing the Institutional Gap: Protecting Technology in Foreign Direct Investment

Paper | Presentation

Room 3 

Aditi Sahasrabuddhe *
Wellesley College

This Time it's Personal: The Individual Politics of Central Bank Cooperation During the Global Financial Crisis

Paper | Presentation

Friday
3:30-4:00
Room 1

Ayse Kaya
Swarthmore College

Christopher Kilby
Villanova University

Jingke Pan
Heidelberg University

Does Chinese Economic Multilateralism Support China’s Bilateral Ambitions? Location, Location, Location

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

James Morrison *
London School of Economics

England’s Inglorious Monetary Revolutions: Rethinking the Origins of Central Bank Independence

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Lukas Wellner
University of Goettingen

Andreas Fuchs
University of Goettingen

Andre Gröger
Autonomous University of Barcelona

Tobias Heidland
Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Does Foreign Aid Reduce Migration?

Paper | Presentation

Friday
4:00-4:30
Room 1

Felix Hagemeister
Technical University of Munich

Ranjit Lall
London School of Economics

Thomas R. Davidson
Rutgers University

COVID-19 and Right-Wing Populism: A Push to the Extreme?

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Valentina González-Rostani *
University of Pittsburgh

Automation, Culture, and Vote Choices

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Clara Park *
University of Colorado Boulder

Beyond Finance: Why Countries Liberalize Financial Markets

Paper | Presentation

Friday
4:30-5:00
Room 1

Alexander Gazmararian
Princeton University

Dustin Tingley
Harvard University

Embedded Liberalism from the Ground Up: Credibility and Climate Transitions

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

David Bearce
Texas A&M University

Seungbin Park
University of Alabama

Export Jobs and/or Countering China: Messages to Increase Support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Christina Davis
Harvard University

Jialu Li
Harvard University

Shining Light on Regulatory Policies: The Impact of WTO Rulings on Notification Patterns

Paper | Presentation

6:00-10:00
  Reception and Dinner

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1 Schenley Drive
www.phipps.conservatory.org/

Saturday, October 29, 2022
Time Room Authors (* denotes presenter) Topic
8:00-9:00
  Breakfast  
Saturday
AM Chairs
Room 1 Judy Goldstein
Room 2 Stefanie Walter
Room 3 Edward Mansfield
Saturday
9:00-9:30
Room 1

Shannon Carcelli *
University of Maryland

Where You Stand Depends on Where Your Data Sit: Bureaucratic Differences in the Reporting of US Foreign Aid

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Brendan Connell
University of Colorado Boulder

Adrian Shin
University of Colorado Boulder

Capitol Controls: Congress and the Bretton Woods Twins in the Era of Migration

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Sarah Bauerle Danzman *
Indiana University

National Security, Foreign Investment, and Firm Preferences in a Geoeconomic Era

Paper | Presentation

Saturday
9:30-10:00
Room 1

Cleo O'Brien-Udry *
Yale University

Populism and International Development: The Case of Aid Withdrawal

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Rachel Skillman *
University of California San Diego

The Political Consequences of Foreign Land Investment

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Zuhad Hai *
Stanford University

The Politics of Obsolescence: Evidence from British India After the Industrial Revolution

Paper | Presentation

Saturday
10:00-10:30

Room 1

Ryan Weldzius *
Villanova University

Economic Interdependence and Regional Monetary Policy Convergence

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Celeste Beesley
Brigham Young University

Lindsey Walker
Brigham Young University

Attitudes Towards FDI in Home and Host Countries

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Jason Sanwalka Davis *
Florida State University

Firms, Dynamics, and Stumbling Blocks in Trade

Paper | Presentation

10:30-10:45
  Break  
Saturday
10:45-11:15
Room 1

Benjamin Helms *
University of Virginia

Global Economic Integration and the Political Economy of Education Provision

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Lauren Konken
Princeton University 

Sojun Park
Princeton University

Exploiting Treaty Ambiguity: Public Health Exceptions and Compulsory Licensing in Trade and Investment Agreements

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Michael-David Mangini
Harvard University

Casey Petroff
Harvard University

Conflict Technology as a Catalyst of State Formation

Paper | Presentation

Saturday
11:15-11:45
Room 1

Richard Clark
Princeton University

Lindsay Dolan
Wesleyan University

Alexandra Zeitz
Concordia University

Public Opinion on Aid Conditionality in Recipient Countries

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Xun Cao
Pennsylvania State University

Mingqin Wu
South China Normal University

Lianming Zhu
Osaka University

Do Domestic Firms Become Cleaner in the Presence of FDI? Testing FDI Spillover Effects on Firm Air Pollution in China

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Ana Carolina Garriga
University of Essex

Brian Phillips
University of Essex

Globalization and External Support for Governments During Civil Conflict

Paper | Presentation

Saturday
11:45-12:15
Room 1

Soo Yeon Kim
National University of Singapore

Ka Zeng
University of Arkansas

Chinese Firms in the US-China Trade War: Decoupling Through Reshoring?

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Vineeta Yadav *
Pennsylvania State University

Right-Wing Populism, Elite Authoritarianism and the Undermining of Central Bank Independence

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Cameron Ballard-Rosa
University of North Carolina

Tyler Ditmore
University of North Carolina

Footloose Capital in the Land of America First:  Economic Nationalism and Mass Preferences Over Corporate Tax

Paper | Presentation

12:15-1:15
  Lunch Break  
Saturday
PM Chairs
Room 1 Erica Owen
Room 2 Megumi Naoi
Room 3 David Bearce
Saturday
1:15-1:45
Room 1

Lukas Linsi
University of Groningen

Seiki Tanaka
University of Groningen

Francesco Giumelli
University of Groningen

Measuring the Unmeasurable: The International Political Economy of "Bad" Statistics

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Nina Obermeier *
Cornell University

Extremism and the Gender Gap: Explaining Women’s Increasing Internationalism

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Kerim Can Kavakli
Bocconi University

Giovanna Marcolongo
Bocconi University

Diego Zambiasi
Newcastle University

Offshore Tax Havens and Evasion of Financial Sanctions

Paper | Presentation

Saturday
1:45-2:15
Room 1

Alexander Gazmararian
Princeton University

Helen Milner
Princeton University

Climate Shocks: Belief Updating and Changing Exposure to Global Warming

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Niccolo Bonifai
Georgetown University

Edward Malesky
Duke University

Nita Rudra
Georgetown University

Do the Poor Care About Globalization?

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Alexander Kuo
University of Oxford

Isabela Mares
Yale University

COVID-19 and Support for Globalization

Paper | Presentation

Saturday
2:15-2:45
Room 1

John David Minnich *
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Re-Innovation Nation: Security, Globalization, and Technology Transfer in Contemporary China

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Claas Mertens *
University of Oxford

The Determinants of Retaliation in International Economic Conflict and the Implications for Global Climate Policy: A DiD Design

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Zoe Xincheng Ge *
New York University

Self-Defeating Treaties: Global Value Chains and the Termination of Bilateral Investment Treaties

Paper | Presentation

2:45-3:00
  Break  
Saturday
3:00-3:30
Room 1

Quynh Nguyen
Australian National University

Thomas Sattler
University of Geneva

Tanja Schweinberger
University of Geneva

Power Transitions and International Economic Cooperation: Experimental Evidence from Parallel Surveys in China and the US

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Faisal Ahmed *
Princeton University

Foreign Transfers and Authoritarian Peace

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Richard Clark
Princeton University

Roza Khoban
Princeton University

Noah Zucker
Columbia University

Breadwinner Backlash: The Gendered Political Consequences of Industrial Decline

Paper | Presentation

Saturday
3:30-4:00
Room 1

Hayley Pring *
Oxford University

Who Needs to be Seen to be Green? How Reputational Pressure Affects Responses to Climate Change

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Pei-Yu Wei
Duke University

Lucille Right
Duke University

Kelly Hunter
Duke University

Chasing the Money: The Unintended Consequences of Economic Sanctions for NGOs

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Jihye Park *
University of Rochester

Leveraging for Better Investment Grounds: IPR Protection Through PTAs and FDI Inflow

Paper | Presentation

Saturday
4:00-4:30
Room 1

Luca Messerschmidt *
Technical University of Munich

Marginal Effects of FDI on (Dis-)Satisfaction with the Government in Africa

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Rena Sung *
University of Pittsburgh

Political Economy of High-skilled Immigration: Votes and Sponsorship on High-Skilled Immigration Bills in the US Congress

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Dahyun Choi *
Princeton University

The Evolving Political Incentives: Global Climate Change and the Political Activities of Multinational Corporations

Paper | Presentation