IPES 2014 Program

 

Friday, November 14

8:30-9:15   Breakfast/registration Fischer Colloquium
AM Chairs Room 1 Eddy Malesky
  Room 2 Sarah Brooks
  Room 3 Layna Mosley
9:15-9:45 Room 1

Andreas Fuchs,
Heidelberg University

Axel Dreher, Heidelberg University

Bradley C. Parks,
William and Mary

Michael Tierney,
William and Mary

Roland Hodler ,
University of St. Gallen

Paul Raschky ,
Monash University

"Favoritism in the Regional Allocation of Aid"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Mariana Medina,
Texas Tech University
"Emigration and income inequality: The case of Mexico"
  Room 3

Johannes Urpelainen,
Columbia University

Joonseok Yang,
Columbia University

Sung Eun Kim,
Columbia University

"Electric Utilities and American Climate Policy: Lobbying by Expected Winners and Losers"
(PRESENTATION)
9:45-10:15 Room 1

Tim Buthe,
Duke University

Stephen Morgan,
Michigan State University

Anu Bradford,
Columbia Law School

"Antitrust Enforcement and Foreign Competition: Special Interest Theory Reconsidered"
  Room 2

David Bearce,
University of Colorado

Cody D. Eldredge,
University of Colorado

Brandy J. Jolliff,
University of Colorado

"Does Institutional Design Matter? A Study of Trade Effectiveness and PTA Flexibility"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Rachel Wellhausen,
University of Texas

Leslie Johns,
UCLA

"Modern Day Merchant Guilds: Supply Chains and Informal Property Rights Enforcement"
(PRESENTATION)
10:15-10:45 Room 1

Krzysztof Pelc,
McGill University

Jeffrey Kucik,
City College of New York

"Can International Legal Rulings Deter? Financial Markets Say Yes"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

In Song Kim,
Princeton University

Kosuke Imai,
Princeton University

Radhika Saksena,
Princeton University

"Scalable Clustering Algorithm and Visualization Tools for Analyzing 10 Billion Trade Flow Data"
  Room 3

Jasen Castillo,
Texas A&M University

Kishore Gawande,
Texas A&M University

"Development Programs and Counterinsurgency Strategy: Evidence from CERP Projects in Afghanistan"
10:45-11:00   Break
11:00-11:30 Room 1

Alexander Kuo,
Cornell University

Jose Fernandez-Albertos

"Social Networks, Economic Crises, and Policy Preferences"
  Room 2

Allison Carnegie,
Columbia University

Lindsay Dolan,
Columbia University

"The Effects of Aid on Government Legitimacy: Evidence from Natural Disaster Responses"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Sonal Pandya,
University of Virginia

Adam Hughes,
University of Virginia

Raj Venkatesan

"Grocery Shopping for America: Conflict, National Identity, and Consumer Behavior"
(PRESENTATION)
11:30-12:00 Room 1

Quan Li,
Texas A&M

 

Di Wang,
Texas A&M

Robert Weiner,
George Washington University

Srividya Jandhyala,
George Washington University

"Leviathan as Foreign Investor: Micro-Level Evidence from Sovereign Wealth Funds"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Julia Gray,
University of Pennsylvania

Jeff Kucik,
City College of New York

"Leadership Turnover and the Implementation of Preferential Trade Agreements"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Nikhar Gaikwad,
Yale University
"East India Companies and Long-Term Economic Change in India"
(PRESENTATION)
12:00-12:30 Room 1 Cameron Ballard-Rosa,
Yale University
"You Reap what you Sow: The Electoral Politics of Democratic Sovereign Default"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Erica Owen,
Texas A&M University

Noel Johnston,
Washington University

"Labor Mobility and the Politics of Openness Reconsidered: the Implications of Occupational Mobility for Trade Cleavages"
  Room 3

Judith Kelley,
Duke University

Beth A Simmons,
Harvard University

"The new landscape of global governance indicators and soft power in the global information age"
12:30-1:30   Lunch Break Fischer Colloquium
PM Chairs Room 1 Jeffry Frieden
  Room 2 Ken Scheve
  Room 3 Stephanie Rickard
1:30-2:00 Room 1

Daniel Blake,
IE Business School

Quintin Beazer,
Florida State University

"Political Institutions & Relative Perceptions of Political Risk in International Investment"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Megumi Naoi,
UCSD
"Why Some PTAs are More Popular than Others? Conjoint Experiments in Japan and South Korea"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Allison Carnegie,
Columbia University

Austin Carson,

"The Spotlight's Harsh Glare: Rethinking Publicity and International Order"
(PRESENTATION)
2:00-2:30 Room 1

Cristina Bodea,
Michigan State University

Raymond Hicks,
Princeton University

"Short and Long Term Capital Flows and Central Bank Independence"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Adam Dean,
University of Chicago
"Liberalizing Labor: How the New Deal Enabled American Free Trade"
  Room 3

Helen Milner,
Princeton University

Amaney Jamal,
Princeton University

"Economic Globalization and Political Change: A Micro-Level Analysis of Tunisia's Political Economy"
(PRESENTATION)
2:30-3:00 Room 1

Michael Aklin,
University of Pittsburgh

Andreas Kern,
Georgetown University

"The Politics of Private Credit Booms and Soft Landings"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Stephen Chaudoin,
University of Illinois
"Political Contestation and Firm Behavior in Response to WTO Disputes"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Stefano Pagliari,
City University London

Lauren M. Phillips,
London School of Economics

Kevin Young,
University of Massachussets, Amherst

"Convergence of Interests: The effect of individual shareholding on the interests of labor in advanced economies"
3:00-3:20   Break
3:20-3:50 Room 1

Matthew Winters,
University of Illinois

Simone Dietrich,
University of Missouri

"Evaluating USAID Branding in the Context of a Survey Experiment in Bangladesh"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Rikhil Bhavnani,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Margaret E. Peters,
Yale University

"Emigration, Remittances and the Political Economy of Development: Insights Using New Methods and Data from Kerala"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Sijeong Lim,
Stockholm University
"Industrialization, Foreign Aid, and the Urban Bias in Public Goods Provision"
(PRESENTATION)
3:50-4:20 Room 1

Puspa Amri,
Claremont Graduate University

Andreas Kern,
Georgetown University

"Political Credit Cycles: Myth or Reality?"
  Room 2

Julia Gray,
University of Pennsylvania

Phillip Potter,
University of Michigan

"Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts: Diplomacy and WTO Dispute Resolution"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Hye Young You,
Harvard University
"Price of Political Access: Empirical Evidence from the Foreign Agent Registration Act"
4:20-4:50 Room 1

Katja Kleinberg,
Binghamton University

Scott Boddery,
Binghamton University

"Economic Benefits, Perceived Threats: U.S. Attitudes toward Inward Foreign Direct Investment"
  Room 2

Sarah Bermeo,
Duke University

David Leblang,
University of Virginia

"Environmental and Labor Migrants: Similarities and Differences"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Matthew DiGiuseppe,
University of Mississippi

 

Colin M. Barry,
University of Oklahoma

K. Chad Clay

"Labor Rights, Economic Competitors and Policy Convergence"
(PRESENTATION)
4:50-5:20 Room 1

Puspa Amri ,
Claremont Graduate University

Eric Chiu Thomas Willett,
Claremont Graduate University

Greg Richey,
California State University, San Bernardino

"Do Financial Crises Discipline Future Credit Growth"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

B. Peter Rosendorff,
New York University

Alastair Smith,
New York University

"Domestic Political Determinants of the Onset of WTO Disputes"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Christoph Mikulaschek,
Princeton University
"Minor powers' influence in international organizations: Empirical evidence exploiting the natural experiment of African representation on the UN Security Council"
5:45     Board buses and depart for dinner
6:30-10:30   Reception & Dinner Odyssey Cruise
7:30   Keynote Dani Rodrik, Albert O. Hirschman Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study

 

Saturday, November 15

8:00   Breakfast Faculty Club Room, Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center
(Breakfast is available and complimentary for hotel guests, other conference guests may partake at a cost)
AM Chairs Room 1 Helen Milner
  Room 2 Layna Mosley
  Room 3 Nita Rudra
9:30-10:00 Room 1

Federica Genovese,
Stanford University

Michael M. Bechtel,
University of St. Gallen

Kenneth Scheve,
Stanford University

"Interests, Norms, and Support for Global Climate Cooperation"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Jennifer Tobin,
Georgetown University

Marc Busch,
Georgetown University

"When Trade as Aid Isn't: GSP, the GATT/WTO and Trade"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Erica Owen,
Texas A&M University

Quan Li,
Texas A&M University

"How Do Labor and Capital Share Private Sector Economic Gains in an Age of Globalization?"
(PRESENTATION)
10:00-10:30 Room 1 Meredith Wilf,
Princeton University
"Voluntary State Adoption of International Agreements: Evidence from International Banking Regulations"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Patrick Bayer,
Washington University
"Government-Firm Bargaining over Regulation from International Agreements: Evidence from the EU Emissions Trading Scheme"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Nathan Jensen,
Washington University

Guillermo Rosas,
Washington University

Thomas Carroll,

"Open for Politics: Economic Globalization and Political Survival"
(PRESENTATION)
10:30-11:00 Room 1

Andrew Kerner,
University of Michigan

Timm Betz,
University of Michigan

"The Influence of Interest: Real US Interest Rates and Participation in Global Economic Institutions"
  Room 2 Tana Johnson,
Duke University
"Information Revelation and Structural Supremacy: Explaining the International Trade Regime's Incorporation of Environmental Policy"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Randall Stone,
University of Rochester

Rabia Malik,

"The World Bank and U.S. Multinational Corporations"
(PRESENTATION)
11:00-11:10   Break
11:10-11:40 Room 1 Daniel McDowell,
Syracuse University
"Waiting is the Hardest Part: IMF Lending Responsiveness, 1984-2009"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Christina Davis,
Princeton University

Julia Morse,
Princeton University

"Protecting Trade By Legalizing Political Disputes: Why Countries Bring Cases to International Court of Justice"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

William Bernhard,
University of Illinois

David Leblang,
University of Virginia

Bryce Reeder,
University of Illinois

"Sovereign Debt, Migration Pressure, and Government Survival"
(PRESENTATION)
11:40-12:10 Room 1

Jeffrey Chwieroth,
London School of Economics

Andrew Walter,
University of Melbourne

Cohen Simpson,
London School of Economics

"How do Networks Matter in Sovereign Default?: Public Debt and Political Survival since the Napoleonic Wars"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Margaret Peters,
Yale University

Michael K. Miller,
George Washington University

"Migration Policy and Autocratic Power"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Jeff Colgan,
American University
"The Political Economy of Empire Extinction"
(PRESENTATION)
12:10-12:40 Room 1

Christina Schneider,
UCSD

Vera E. Troeger,
University of Warwick

"The Politics of Strategic Budgeteering"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Judith Goldstein,
Stanford University

Robert Gulotty,
Stanford University

"Weighting the Dimensions of Economic Ideology: Text Analysis of the Trade Policy Consensus"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Jessica Weiss,
Yale University

Allan Dafoe,
Yale University

"Authoritarian Audiences in International Crises: A Real-History Survey-Experiment of Diversionary Incentives and Economic Grievances in China"
12:40-1:30   Lunch Fischer Colloquium
PM Chairs Room 1 Stephanie Rickard
  Room 2 Jeffry Frieden
  Room 3 Raymond Hicks
1:30-2:00 Room 1

Jan-Egbert Sturm,
ETH Zurich

Fabian Gunzinger,

"It's Politics, Stupid! Political Constraints Determine Governments' Reactions to the Great Recession"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Ryan Brutger,
Princeton University

Julia Morse,
Princeton University

"Balancing Law and Politics: Judicial Incentives in WTO Dispute Settlement"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Thomas Pepinsky,
Cornell University

Sebastian Dettman,
Cornell University

"Commodity Shocks and Local Public Goods: A Tale of Two Districts"
(PRESENTATION)
2:00-2:30 Room 1

Daniel Nielson,
Brigham Young University

Michael Findley,
University of Texas

Matthew Brigham,
 

Brian Reed,

"Financial Opportunism Among International Non-Governmental Organizations: A Randomized Global Field Experiment"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Anna Mayda,
Georgetown University

Rod Ludema Christian Volpe

"The Political Economy of South-South Regional Trade Agreements: An Empirical Investigation of Latin America"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Sarah Brooks,
Ohio State University

Caleb Gallemore,
Northeastern Illinois University

Marcus Kurtz,
Ohio State University

"Oil and Development: Technology, Geology and the 'Curse' of Natural Resources"
(PRESENTATION)
2:30-3:00 Room 1 Stefanie Walter,
ETH Zurich
"Distributing the Pain. Societal Vulnerabilities and Variation in Crisis Management Strategies"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Robert Gulotty,
Stanford University

Dorothy Kronick,
Stanford University

"Importing Influence: The Political Economy of Overvaluation"
  Room 3 Andrew Coe,
University of Southern California
"Sanctions as Instruments of Regime Change"
3:00-3:20   Break
3:20-3:50 Room 1

Bumba Mukherjee,
Penn State University

Ben Bagozzi,
University of Minnesota

"Private Bank Concentration, Legislative Institutions and De Facto Exchange Rate Policy in Autocracies"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Hyeran Jo,
Texas A&M University

Kishore Gawande,
Texas A&M University

"The Political Economy of Trade Agreements: An Empirical Investigation"
  Room 3

Daniela Donno,
University of Pittsburgh

Nita Rudra,
Georgetown University

"Are Rising Powers Changing the Shape of the World Economy? The Unforeseen Consequences of China's Growing Export Dominance"
3:50-4:20 Room 1

Tal Sadeh,
Tel Aviv University

Yehuda Porath

"Fiscal Policy Signalling in Government Bond Issues"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2

Mark Manger,
University of Toronto

Thomas Sattler,
London School of Economics

"Mercantilism in a Liberal World Order: The Origins of Global Imbalances"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3

Edmund Malesky,
Duke University

Sebastian M. Saiegh,
UCSD

Keith Ingersoll,

"Heterogeneity and Group Performance: Evaluating the Effect of Cultural Diversity in the World's Top Soccer League"
(PRESENTATION)
4:20-4:50 Room 1 Sarah Bauerle,
UNC - Chapel Hill
"Cronies, Capitalists, & Control: How Banking Sector Reforms Affect Openness to Foreign Investors"
  Room 2

Leonardo Baccini,
London School of Economics

Pablo M. Pinto,
Columbia University

Stephen Weymouth,
Georgetown University

"International Economic Agreements and the Activities of Heterogeneous Multinational Firms"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Adrian Shin,
University of Michigan
"Primary Resources, Secondary Labor: Resource Booms and Immigration Policy in the Era of Trade Liberalization"
(PRESENTATION)