IPES 2022 Conference Program

October 28 - 29

University of Pittsburgh

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

Updated 10/28

Friday, October 28, 2022
Time Room Authors (* denotes presenter) Topic
8:00-9:00
  Breakfast  
AM Chairs
Room 1 David Bearce
Room 2 Edward Mansfield
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:  Overseas Migration to the Middle East Fosters Tolerance and Cosmopolitanism

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

Pengshan Pan *
University of Pittsburgh

Foreign Mining, Labor Welfare, and Local Trust: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan Gold Mine

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Megumi Naoi
University of California San Diego

Sichen Li *
University of California San Diego

How Political Tensions Fuel Cross-Border Investment: American Consumer Hostility and Mergers and Acquisitions by Chinese and Japanese 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: Individual-Level Evidence from IMF Mission Chiefs

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Rena Sung *
University of Pittsburgh

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

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Minju Kim *
Syracuse University

Shu Fu
University of Chicago

Bringing Home the Bacon: Politician Ambassadors and Home State Trade

Paper | Presentation

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

Haillie Na-Kyung Lee *
Seoul National University

When Do Workers Align with Their Employers? : The Micro-Foundation of Firm-Based Trade Opinion

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

To Accommodate or Not? Balancing Reputational and Material Concerns in International Negotiations

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Stephanie Rickard *
London School of Economics

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

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Mark Copelovitch *
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Sara Wallace
University of California Irvine

Filling the Vacuum: Mainstream Parties, Economic Crises, and Party Support for European Integration

Paper | Presentation

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

Alexander Gazmararian *
Princeton University

Helen Milner
Princeton University

Preference Updating Under Uncertainty: Evidence from Responses to Global Warming

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Julia Gray *
University of Pennsylvania

Raymond Hicks
Columbia University

Fighting IO Decline: Evidence from Declassified US Cables on Power Shifts and Bargains in the GATT

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Leonardo Baccini *
McGill University

Mattia Guidi
University of Siena

Arlo Poletti
University of Trento

Policy Preferences in Tough Times: 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

Multinational Firms’ Influence in International Private Regimes: International Standardization Through Subsidiary Networks

Paper | Presentation

Friday
2:15-2:45
Room 1

Anna Meyerrose *
Princeton University

Sara Watson
Ohio State University

Globalization and Elite Responsiveness: Trade Shocks, Competitive Contexts, 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 in 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 Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Lending Support China's Belt and Road Initiative? A Subnational Analysis of Project 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

Andreas Fuchs
University of Goettingen

Andre Gröger
Autonomous University of Barcelona

Tobias Heidland
Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Lukas Wellner *
University of Goettingen

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

Did COVID-19 Boost Populism? Evidence from Early Super-Spreader Events

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Valentina González-Rostani *
University of Pittsburgh

Automation, Culture, and Vote Choice

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Clara Park *
University of Colorado Boulder

The Effects of International Economic Agreements on FDI: Evidence from Africa

Paper | Presentation

Friday
4:30-5:00
Room 1

Alexander Gazmararian *
Princeton University

Dustin Tingley
Harvard University

Credibility and Climate Transitions: The Politics of Economic Transformation

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

David Bearce *
Texas A&M University

Seungbin Park
University of Alabama

Mass Attitudes about International Trade Agreements: Positive Messages and 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 Disputes 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 Judith Goldstein
Room 2 Megumi Naoi
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 Foreign Aid Reporting

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Brendan Connell
Lyon College

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

Economic Security is National Security: Commercial Interests and Influence Over Investment Screening

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 South Asia After the Industrial Revolution

Paper | Presentation

Saturday
10:00-10:30

Room 1

Ryan Weldzius *
Villanova University

Economic Interdependence and Regional Monetary Convergence

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Celeste Beesley *
Brigham Young University

Lindsey Walker
Brigham Young University

Public Opinion on Inward and Outward FDI: Nationalism, Jobs, and Community Impact

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Qing Chang *
University of Pittsburgh

Career Incentives, Economic Competition, and Public Land Prices

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 in the WTO TRIPS Agreement

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
Cornell University

Lindsay Dolan
Wesleyan University

Alexandra Zeitz *
Concordia University

Accountable to Whom? Public Opinion of 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 Trade War: Decoupling Through Reshoring?

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Vineeta Yadav *
Pennsylvania State University

Right-Wing Populism and Support for Central Bank Independence: Evidence from India and Turkey

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 Stefanie Walter
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 *
University of Pennsylvania

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

Annamaria Prati *
Washington University in St. Louis

Can International Interventions Build States? Evidence from the United Nations Development Programme

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Niccolo Bonifai *
Georgetown University

Edward Malesky
Duke University

Nita Rudra
Georgetown University

Economic Uncertainty and Willingness to Learn about Globalization: A Field Experiment on Migrants and Other Disadvantaged Groups in Vietnam

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: Explaining Technology Transfer Policy in Rising China

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Claas Mertens *
University of Oxford

The Determinants of Retaliation in International Economic Conflict: A Difference-in-Difference Design

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Zoe Xincheng Ge *
New York University

Obsolescent 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 United States

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Faisal Ahmed *
Princeton University

Foreign Transfers and Authoritarian Peace

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Richard Clark
Cornell University

Roza Khoban
Princeton University

Noah Zucker*
Columbia University

Breadwinner Backlash: The Gendered Effects 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

Rhetoric vs. Reality: How Aid Sanctions Affect Funding for Local Actors in Aid-Recipient Countries

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

Local Effects of FDI on Material and Political Grievances: Evidence from Africa

Paper | Presentation

Room 2

Alex Honeker *
University of Pittsburgh
 

Populist Right Success and Mainstream Party Adaptation: The Case of Economic Globalization

Paper | Presentation

Room 3

Dahyun Choi *
Princeton University

Teaming up with Enemy: Firms and the Information Environment of Climate Regime

Paper | Presentation