IPES 2012 Program

 

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Friday, November 9

8:00-9:00   Breakfast/registration Main Lounge, Newcomb Hall
AM Chairs Room 1 David Lake
  Room 2 David Stasavage
  Room 3 Layna Mosley
9:00-9:30 Room 1 Isa Camyar,
University of Pennsylvania Bahar Ulupinar
"War Inc. or Peace Inc.? Firms, War and the Political Micro-Economy of International Conflict"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Michael Aklin,
New York University
"Guilty By Association: Information, Transparency, and the Contagion of Financial Crises"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Michael Bechtel,
ETH Zurich

Kenneth Scheve,
Yale University

"Individual Preferences for International Environmental Cooperation"
(PRESENTATION)
9:30-10:00 Room 1 Brenton Peterson,
University of Virginia
"For Safety or Self-Interest? The Political Economy of State Travel Advisories"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Stephen Weymouth,
Georgetown University

J. Bradford Jensen,
Georgetown University

Dennis P. Quinn

"Currency Undervaluation Provokes Trade Disputes in Some Settings but Not Others"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Thomas Bernauer,
ETH ZUrich

Robert Gampfer,
ETH Zurich

"Burden Sharing in Global Climate Change Policy: Could Climatic Shocks Make Unfair Deals More Acceptable?"
(PRESENTATION)
10:00-10:30 Room 1

Kevin Young,
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Stefano Pagliari,
London School of Economics

"Leveraged Interests: The Role of Private Sector Coalitions in Financial Industry Lobbying Power"?"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Henrik Enderlein,
Hertie School of Governance

Christoph Trebesch

Laura von Daniels

"Democracies Default Differently: Regime Type and Sovereign Debt Crisis Resolution"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Kaj Thomsson,
Maastricht University

Christine Gutekunst,
Maastricht University

"A Model of International Public Goods Negotiations with Heterogeneous Agents"
(PRESENTATION)
10:30-10:50   Break
10:50-11:20 Room 1

John Ahlquist,
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Ben Ansell,
University of Minnesota

"A Redistributive Ramsey Rule? Electoral institutions, credit, and political responses to economic polarization"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 J. Lawrence Broz,
University of California, San Diego
"The Federal Reserve as Global Lender of Last Resort, 2007-2010"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Phillip Lipscy,
Stanford University
"The Electoral Politics of Energy Efficiency"
(PRESENTATION)
11:20-11:50 Room 1

Sarah Brooks,
Ohio State University

Marcus Kurtz,
Ohio State University

"Interdependence, Endogeneity and Natural Resource Abundance: Rethinking the Political Resource Curse"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Liam McGrath,
University of Essex
"Political Systems and Debt Default: The Choice Between Domestic and External Default"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Erick Duchesne,
University Laval

Bruno Larue,
University Laval

Francoios Langlois,
Binghamton University

"Food aid distributional patterns by delivery modes"
(PRESENTATION)
11:50-12:20 Room 1

David Leblang,
University of Virginia

William Bernhard,
University of Illinois

"Bank Crises and Political Survival"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Laura von Daniels,
Harvard University
"Fiscal institutions and sovereign risk perceptions: do investors value stronger centralization of budget decisions?"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Leonardo Baccini,
Princeton University

Edmund J. Malesky,
University of California, San Diego

"Trade Liberalization, Heterogeneous Firms, and Lobbying Power: Evidence from Vietnam's Accession to the WTO"
(PRESENTATION)
12:20-1:20   Lunch Break Main Lounge, Newcomb Hall
PM Chairs Room 1 David Stasavage
  Room 2 Layna Mosley
  Room 3 Kenneth Scheve
1:20-1:50 Room 1

Dustin Tingley,
Harvard University

Helen Milner,
Princeton University

"Sailing the Water's Edge: Where Domestic Politics Meets Foreign Policy"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

David Bearce,
University of Colorado at Boulder

Kim-Lee Tuxhorn
University of Colorado at Boulder

"Do Individuals with an International Business Orientation Really Prefer Exchange Rate Stability? Evidence from a Survey on Monetary/Exchange Rate Policy Preferences."
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Sijeong Lim,
University of Washington

Layna Mosley
University of North Carolina

Assem Prakash
University of Washington

"Trade, Aid, and Labor Rights"
(PRESENTATION)
1:50-2:20 Room 1 Daniel Blake,
IE Business School
"Managing Political Risk: Diversification or Specialization?"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Till Cordes,
Hertie School of Governance
"The Democratic Debt Advantage Revisited: It is Veto Players"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Megumi Naoi,
University of California, San Diego

Arata Kuno

"Framing Business Interests: How Campaigns Affect Firms’ Positions on Preferential Trade Agreements"
(PRESENTATION)
2:20-2:50 Room 1 Tim Buthe,
Duke University
"Business Partisanship and Economic Globalization"
  Room 2 Stephen Kaplan,
George Washington University
"Bubbles and Burdens: How Debt Structure Affects Post-Crisis Reforms"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Shahrzad Sabet,
Harvard University
"Feelings First: Non-Material Factors as Moderators of Self-Interest Effects on Trade Preferences"
(PRESENTATION)
2:50-3:10   Break
3:10-3:40 Room 1 Jason McMann,
Princeton University
"Explaining Attitudes toward Economic Integration: The Conditional Impact of National-Level Perceptions"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Christina Schneider,
University of California, San Diego

Benjamin F. Bohr

"The Domestic Politics of International Financial Bailouts"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Julia Gray,
University of Pennsylvania

Raymond Hicks,
Princeton University

"Investor Perceptions and Trade Agreements - An Experiment-Based Approach"
(PRESENTATION)
3:40-4:10 Room 1 Michael Smith,
Columbia University
"Who Gets a Lifeline? A Political Economy of Corporate Bailouts"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Andrew Walter,
London School of Economics
"Understanding and explaining international financial standards compliance"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Nikhar Gaikwad,
Yale University

Allison Carnegie,
Yale University

Cameron Ballard-Rosa,
Yale University

"Economic Crisis and Sectoral Variation in Trade Policy"
(PRESENTATION)
4:10-4:40 Room 1

Johannes Urpelainen,
Columbia University

Sung Eun Kim,
Columbia University

"Hegemonic Foreign Policy in a World of Regions: Buying Influence and Supporting Allies"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Sarah Brooks,
Ohio State University

Raphael da Cunha,
Ohio State University

"Categories, Creditworthiness and Contagion: How Investors' Shortcuts Affect Sovereign Debt Markets"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Thomas Pepinsky,
Cornell University
"Import Competition and American Decolonization, 1898-1959"
(PRESENTATION)
5:00-8:30   Reception and Dinner Ash Lawn-Highland
Schedule for Friday dinner:
5:00 pm - Board charters buses in front of Newcomb Hall
5:30 pm - Arrive at Ash Lawn-Highland, historic home of US President James Monroe
  • - Reception in Ash Lawn-Highland Barn and tours of main house/museum
6:45 pm - Dinner commences in the Ash Lawn-Highland Barn
8:30 pm - Board charter buses for return to conference hotels

Saturday, November 10

8:00-8:30   Breakfast Main Lounge, Newcomb Hall
AM Chairs Room 1 Kenneth Scheve
  Room 2 Sonal Pandya
  Room 3 Judy Goldstein
8:30-9:00 Room 1 Lucy Goodhart,
Columbia University
"Becoming Red and Blue: Globalization, Skills, Preferences and Votes across American States"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Cristina Bodea,
Michigan State University
Raymond Hicks,
Princeton University
"Central Bank Independence and Inflation: Updating the evidence"
  Room 3 Dave Ohls,
University of Wisconsin
"Trade, Conflict, and the Strategic Incentives of Indirect Economic Interdependence"
(PRESENTATION)
9:00-9:30 Room 1 Daniela Campello,
Princeton University
"International Economic Cycles and Voting Behavior in Latin America"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Jeffrey Chwieroth,
London School of Economics
"Fashions and Fads in Finance: Contingent Policy Diffusion and the Political Economy of Sovereign Wealth Fund Creation"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Alastair Smith,
New York University
"The Impact of Leader Turnout on the Onset and Resolution of WTO Disputes"
(PRESENTATION)
9:30-10:00 Room 1 Andrew Coe,
Harvard University
"The Modern Economic Peace"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Yotam Margalit,
Columbia University

Jens Hainmueller,
MIT

Michael Bechtel,
ETH Zurich

"Sharing the Pain: Explaining Public Opinion Towards International Financial Bailouts"
  Room 3

Hyeran Jo,
Texas A&M University

Kishore Gawande,
Texas A&M University

"Trade Liberalization by Tariff Design: Carve-out, Phase-out and Tariff Cuts"
(PRESENTATION)
10:00-10:15   Break
10:15-10:45 Room 1

Constantine Boussalis,
Harvard Law School

Hal T. Nelson Peter Noordijk

"Social Capital, Democracy, and Trade Liberalization"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Erik Wibbels,
Duke University

Layna Mosley,
University of North Carolina

"Who is 'the Market' and What Does It Want? Public Policy, Bond Markets, and Credit Default Swaps"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Christina Davis,
Princeton University

Andreas Fuchs

Kris Johnson,
Princeton University

"State Control and the Effects of Foreign Relations on Bilateral Trade"
(PRESENTATION)
10:45-11:15 Room 1

Nita Rudra,
University of Pittsburgh

Ida Bastiaens,
University of Pittsburgh

"Why Democracies Escalate the Race to the Bottom: International Trade and Government Revenues in Developing Countries"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Meredith Wilf,
Princeton University
"A Stake in the International: Financial Services Firms and Basel III Regulatory Announcements"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Robert Gulotty,
Stanford University
"Does Reciprocity Still Work? Disciplining non-tariff measures when production is global"
(PRESENTATION)
11:15-11:45 Room 1 Stefanie Walter,
University of Heidelberg
"Distributional Politics in Times of Crisis: Eastern European Policy Responses to the 2008-2010 Global Economic Crisis"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Jana Grittersova,
University of California, Riverside
"Foreign Banks, Reputation, and Sovereign Credit Ratings: Evidence from Transition Economies"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Martin Gassebner,
ETH Zurich

Peter Egger,
ETH Zurich

"Does terrorism really deter trade?"
11:45-12:15 Room 1

Brad LeVeck,
University of California San Diego

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton,
University of California San Diego

David G. Victor,
University of California San Diego

"A Behavioral Approach to International Cooperation"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Randall Stone,
University of Rochester

Jeffrey B. Marshall,

"Strategic Entry: Multinationals, FDI, and Politics"
(
PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Michael Tomz,
Stanford University

Sungmin Rho,
Stanford University

"Industry, Self-Interest, and Individual Preferences over Trade Policy"
(PRESENTATION)
12:15-1:15   Lunch Main Lounge, Newcomb Hall
PM Chairs Room 1 David Lake
  Room 2 Nita Rudra
  Room 3 David Leblang
1:15-1:45 Room 1

Rachel Brewster,
Duke Law School

Adam Chilton,
Harvard University

"Supplying Compliance: Domestic Sources of Trade Law and Policy"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Nathan Jensen,
Washington University

Noel P. Johnston,
Washington University

Chia-yi Lee,
Washington University

Abdulhadi Sahin, Washington University

"Economic Shock, Political Shifts, and Sovereign Theft: The Domestic and International Determinants of Investment Expropriation"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Steven Liao,
University of Virginia
"Specifying Mobility: Trade, Inequality, and Democratization In Developing Countries"
(PRESENTATION)
1:45-2:15 Room 1 Faisal Ahmed,
Oxford University
"Congressional Partisanship, Foreign Aid And Repression Abroad"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Sonal Pandya,
University of Virginia
"Doctors With Borders: Occupational Licensing as an Implicit Barrier to High-Skill Migration"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Jennifer Tobin,
Georgetown University

Stephen Kosack, Harvard University

"Trade and Welfare: A Race to the Bottom or the Top?"
(PRESENTATION)
2:15-2:45 Room 1

Melissa Lee,
Stanford University

Melina R. Platas,
Stanford University

"Vertical Aid Externalities: Evidence from the Case of PEPFAR"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Benjamin Graham,
University of Southern California
"Political Risk Specialists: The Effect of Prior Experience on Firms' Political Risk Sensitivity"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Margaret Peters,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Globalization and Industry Support for Immigration"
(PRESENTATION)
2:45-3:00   Break
3:00-3:30 Room 1

Felicity Vabulas,
University of Chicago

Jon Pevehouse,
University of Wisconsin

"Foreign Lobbies and Foreign Aid: Is US Assistance for Sale?"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Quan Li,
Texas A&M

Guoyong Liang,
UNCTAD

"Political Relations and Chinese Outbound Direct Investment: Evidence from Firm- and Dyadic-Level Tests"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 David Hsu,
Princeton University
"Raise or Resist? Explaining Barriers to Temporary Migration during the Global Recession"
(PRESENTATION)
3:30-4:00 Room 1 Sarah Bermeo,
Duke University
"Making Sense of the Dollars: What does Foreign Aid Really Measure?"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Pablo Pinto,
Columbia University

Santiago Pinto,
West Virginia University

"Opportunistic Taxation under Varying Costs of Redeployment: Evidence from the Auto Industry in Latin America"
  Room 3 Adrian Shin,
University of Michigan
"Mobility of Rights: Exchange Rates, Labor Mobility, and Immigration Policies in an Integrated World"
(PRESENTATION)
4:00-4:30 Room 1 Allison Carnegie,
Yale University
"Instruments of Coercion: Aid and Trade as Substitute Policy Levers"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Allison Kingsley,
University of Vermont

Benjamin Graham,
University of Southern California

Noel P. Johnston,
Washington University

"How Sovereigns Steal: Political Constraints and the Choice between Transfer and Expropriation Rents"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Margaret Peters,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Judith Goldstein,
Stanford University

Douglas Rivers,
Stanford University

"Support for Globalization in Good Times and Bad"
(PRESENTATION)