Virtual IPES Spring/Summer 2020

Panel 1 - June 12, 2020

Juato Huang, University of Oxford

Do Sovereign Wealth Funds in Non-Democratic Countries Serve the Ruling Class? A Mixed-Methods Approach for Theory Testing


  • Mark Hallerberg, Hertie School of Governance
  • Stephen Kaplan, George Washington University
  • Stephen Nelson, Northwestern University
  • David Steinberg, Johns Hopkins University

Chair: Simone Dietrich, University of Geneva

Panel 2 - June 16, 2020

Heather BaUniversity of Missouri
Tyler ColemanUniversity of Missouri

The Domestic and Systemic Determinants of the New Protectionism: Antidumping Petitions, Globalization, Deindustrialization and Domestic Institutions


  • Sean Ehrlich, Florida State University
  • Erica Owen, University of Pittsburgh
  • Robert Gulotty, University of Chicago

Chair: Sarah Bauerle Danzman, Indiana University

Panel 3 - June 19, 2020

Sinan AkguanyMiddle East Technical University
M Kerem CobanKoc University and Sabanci University
Caner BakirKoc University

Diffusion of Financial Stability Committees after the 2008 Crisis: Orchestration in Global Governance and the Role of Instrument Constituencies


  • Jeffrey Chwieorth, LSE
  • Manuela Moschella, Scuola Normale Superiore
  • Matthias Thiemann, Science Po Paris

Chairs: Daniel McDowell, Syracuse University; David Steinberg, John Hopkins University, SAIS

Panel 4 - June 22, 2020

Inken von BorzyskowskiUniversity College London
Felicity VabulasPepperdine University

When is it “OK” to Leave? U.S. Public Opinion toward Withdrawal from International Organizations


  • Alexandra Guisinger, Temple University
  • Joshua Kertzer, Harvard University
  • Michaela Mattes, UC Berkeley

Chair: Sarah Bauerle Danzman, Indiana University

Panel 5 - June 24, 2020

Patrick BayerUniversity of Strathclyde

Economic Competition and Environmental Regulation of Foreign Firms: The Power of the Relocation Threat


  • Matto Mildenberger, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Stephen Chaudoin, Harvard University
  • Iain Osgood, University of Michigan
  • Paasha Mahdavi, University of California, Santa Barbara

Chair: Nikhar Gaikwad, Columbia University

Panel 6 - July 3, 2020

Sujeong ShimUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison

Public Opinion and Credible Commitment: Government Approval Ratings, IMF Programs, and International Investors


  • Cristina Bodea, Michigan State University
  • Lawrence Broz, University of California, San Diego
  • Daniel McDowell, Syracuse University
  • Adrian Shin, University of Colorado, Boulder

Chair: Simone Dietrich, University of Geneva

Panel 7 - July 13, 2020

Daniel McDowellSyracuse University
David A. SteinbergJohns Hopkins University
Selim Erdem AytaçKoc University
Dimitar GueorguievSyracuse University

Descriptive Representation in International Organizations: The Effect of Governance Reform on IMF Legitimacy


  • Mark Copelovitch, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Phillip Lipscy, University of Toronto

Chair: Michaël Aklin, University of Pittsburgh