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Friday, October 25
8:00-9:00   Breakfast/registration TBD
AM Chairs Room 1 David Stasavage  
  Room 2 Stephanie Rickard  
  Room 3 David Leblang  
9:00-9:30 Room 1 Nicole Baerg,
University of Mannheim
"The Political Economy of Conquering Inflation"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Yonatan Lupu,
George Washington University
Paul Poast,
Rutgers University
"Are Bilateral Investment Treaties Really Bilateral?"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Xiaohuan Lan,
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Ben Li,
Boston College
"The Economics of Nationalism"
(PRESENTATION)
9:30-10:00 Room 1 Cristina Bodea,
Michigan State University
Raymond Hicks,
Princeton University
"Commitment Issues?: Central bank independence and the flow and cost of international capital"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati,
Norwegian University of Science
Artur Tamazian,
"Data Transparency Matters: Evaluating the Effects of the Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) on Foreign Portfolio Investments (FPI)"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Benjamin Pasquale,
New York University
Omar Garcia-Ponce,
"How Political Violence Shapes Trust in the State: Survey Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa"
(PRESENTATION)
10:00-10:30 Room 1 Yotam Margalit,
Columbia University
Michael Bechtel,
University of St.Gallen
Jens Hainmueller,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Two Sides of the Same Coin: Citizen Understandings of the Bailout Debate in Donor and Recipient Countries"
  Room 2 Alexandra Guisinger,
Notre Dame
"Racial Diversity and American Support for Trade Protection"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 William Clark,
University of Michigan
Alton B.H. Worthington,
University of Michigan
"The political sources of global economic inequality"
10:30-10:50   Break
10:50-11:20 Room 1 Simone Dietrich,
University of Missouri
"Donor Political Economies and Foreign Aid Delivery"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Michael Findley,
University of Texas
Nate Jensen,
Washington University, St. Louis
Dan Nielson,
Brigham Young University
"Priming the 'Race to the Bottom': A Field Experiment Manipulating Incentives for Foreign Direct Investment in 4,000 U.S. Cities"
  Room 3 Michael Smith,
Columbia University
"Who Picks Winners? Partisanship and the Political Economy of Corporate Bailouts"
(PRESENTATION)
11:20-11:50 Room 1 Alexander Kuo,
Cornell University
Jose Fernandez Albertos,
"The European Economic Crisis, Blame, and Policy Preferences"
  Room 2 Leonardo Baccini,
London School of Economics
Kris Johnson,
Princeton University
"Fiscal Incentives for Foreign Direct Investment and Social Welfare Spending: Evidence from the Russian Regions"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3
11:50-12:20 Room 1 Bernhard Reinsberg,
University of Zurich
Katharina Michaelowa,
ETH Zurich
Christina Schneider,
University of California, San Diego
"Is EU aid more earmarked than other donor contributions? An empirical investigation"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Shahrzad Sabet,
Harvard University
"What's in a Name? Investigating the Effect of Prejudice on Individual Trade Preferences"
  Room 3 Tana Johnson,
Duke University
Johannes Urpelainen,
Columbia University
"Rise of the South? Explaining Changing State Behavior in International Negotiations"
(PRESENTATION)
12:20-1:20   Lunch Break TBD
12:45-1:15   Jacek Kugler, Yi Fang, and Thomas Willett
Claremont Graduate University
"Political Performance and Economic Growth"
(PRESENTATION)
PM Chairs Room 1 David Lake  
  Room 2 Ken Scheve  
  Room 3 Tim Buthe  
1:20-1:50 Room 1 Stephanie Rickard,
London School of Economics
Teri Caraway,
University of Minnesota
"The Devil's in the Details: Assessing the effects of IMF loan programs"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 In Song Kim,
Princeton University
"Political Cleavages within Industry: Firm level Lobbying for Trade Liberalization"
  Room 3 Sanjay Patnaik,
George Washington University
"The political economy of climate change regulation: Rent-seeking in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)"
(PRESENTATION)
1:50-2:20 Room 1 Gina Yannitell Reinhardt,
Texas A&M
"Why Isn't US Foreign Development Assistance More Effective? It's Time to Ask"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Allison Kingsley,
University of Vermont
Benjamin Graham,
University of Southern California
Noel Johnston,
"The Elephant and the Mosquito: Transfer Risk, Investor Type, and Foreign Investment over Time"
(
PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Helen Milner,
Princeton University
Amaney Jamal,
Princeton University
"Political Transition and Economic Globalization: A Micro-Level Analysis of Egypt's Political Economy"
2:20-2:50 Room 1 Meredith Wilf,
Princeton University
"Selecting Regulatory Capacity: National Bank Supervision in International Markets"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 John O'Trakoun,
Boston College
"Price Fluctuations and Political Conflict"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Thomas Pepinsky,
Cornell University
"Colonial Migration and the Origins of Governance: Theory and Evidence from Java"
(PRESENTATION)
2:50-3:10   Break
3:10-3:40 Room 1 Diego Hernandez,
Heidelberg University
Krishna Vadlamannati,
Norwegian University of Science
"Politics of Religiously Motivated Lending: The Case of the Islamic Development Bank"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2
  Room 3 Nita Rudra,
University of Pittsburgh
Sera Linardi,
"Globalization and Perceptions of Upward Mobility in Developing Countries: An Experimental Study"
(PRESENTATION)
3:40-4:10 Room 1 Margaret Peters,
University of Wisconsin
"War Financing and the Re-imposition of Serfdom after the Black Death"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Christina Davis,
Princeton University
"Membership Conditionality and Institutional Reform: The Case of the OECD"
  Room 3 Llewelyn Hughes,
George Washington University
Pablo Pinto,
Columbia University
"Industry segmentation and the market for protection: Evidence from oil"
(
PRESENTATION)
4:10-4:40 Room 1 Kai Gehring,
University of Heidelberg
Axel Dreher,

Vera Eichenauer,
University of Heidelberg
"Geopolitics, Aid and Growth"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Soo Yeon Kim,
National University of Singapore
"Regionalization in Search of Regionalism: Production Networks and Deep Integration Commitments in Asia's FTAs"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 J. Lawrence Broz,
University of California, San Diego
Benjamin W. Ansell,
University of Minnesota
"Global Capital Markets, Housing Prices, and Partisan Fiscal Policies"
(PRESENTATION)
5:00-6:30   Reception TBD
6:30-8:30   Dinner TBD


Saturday, October 26
8:00-8:30   Breakfast TBD
AM Chairs Room 1 Tim Buthe  
  Room 2 Stephanie Rickard  
  Room 3 David Stasavage  
8:30-9:00 Room 1 Jessica Weiss,
Yale University
Amber Wichowsky,
Marquette
"More than Cheap Talk: U.S. Campaign Rhetoric and China's Currency Reform"
  Room 2 Hsin-hsin Pan,
Michigan State University
"Authoritarian Crediblity for BITs"
  Room 3 Thomas Sattler,
London School of Economics
"Contingent signals: Success and failure of stabilization measures during crises"
(PRESENTATION)
9:00-9:30 Room 1 Kristin Vekasi,
University of Wisconsin
"Domestic Effects from International Risk Management Strategies: Foreign Direct Investment and Political Risk"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Rachel Wellhausen,
University of Texas
"Bondholders v. Direct Investors? Competing Responses to Expropriation"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 David Lake,
University of California, San Diego
David Lindsey,
"The Moral Foundations of Individual-Level Foreign Policy Preferences in Comparative Perspective"
(PRESENTATION)
9:30-10:00 Room 1 Christopher Gandrud,
Yonsei University
Mark Hallerberg,
Hertie School of Governance
"Bad Banks as a Response to Crises: When Do Governments Use Them, and Why Does Their Governance Differ?"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Yoo-Sun Jung,
Purdue University
"Dispute Settlement Mechanisms and Power Asymmetry in Regional Trade Agreements"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Lisa Blaydes,
Stanford University
Justin Grimmer,
Stanford University
"Political Cultures: Trade, Migration and the Long-Run Determinants of Values Transmission"
(PRESENTATION)
10:00-10:15   Break
10:15-10:45 Room 1 David Bearce,
University of Colorado
Kim Lee Tuxhorn,
"When Do We Observe Egocentric Monetary/Exchange Relationships?"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Allison Carnegie,
Yale University
"Who Benefits? The Effect of Trade Preferences on International Inequality"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Stephen Chaudoin,
University of Pittsburgh
Jude Hays,
University of Pittsburgh
Raymond Hicks,
Princeton University
"Do We Really Know the WTO Cures Cancer?"
(PRESENTATION)
10:45-11:15 Room 1 Andrew Kerner,
University of Michigan
Alison Beatty,
University of Michigan
"Real Money, Fake Data"
  Room 2 Erik Gartzke,
University of California, San Diego
"When Do Nations Fight Over Trade?"
  Room 3 Michael Bechtel,
University of St. Gallen
Kenneth F. Scheve,
Stanford University
"Cooperation and Social Norms in Mass Populations"
(
PRESENTATION)
11:15-11:45 Room 1 Sarah Brooks,
Ohio State University
Raphael da Cunha,
Ohio State University
Layna Mosley,
University of North Carolina
"Categories, Creditworthiness and Contagion: Sovereign Risk Interdependence and Professional Investors' Decision-Making Strategies"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Daniela Campello,
Princeton University
"Merit, Luck, and the Exogenous Determinants of Government Success"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Jeremy Wallace,
Ohio State University
Jessica Chen Weiss,
Yale University
"Ties that Bind? Trade Dependence and the Political Economy of Nationalist Protests in China"
11:45-12:15 Room 1 Michael Aklin,
New York University
"The Political Origins of Leverage: Transparency, Credit Accumulation, and Banking Regulation"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Stephen Weymouth,
Georgetown University
"Is Democracy a Source of Comparative Advantage? Firm-Level Evidence from Multinational Investment"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Timothy Hellwig,
Indiana University
Yesola Kweon,
Indiana University
"The Effect of Party Cues on Immigration Attitudes: A Cross-National Analysis"
(PRESENTATION)
12:15-1:15   Lunch TBD
PM Chairs Room 1 Layna Mosley  
  Room 2 David Leblang  
  Room 3 Nita Rudra  
1:15-1:45 Room 1 James Morrison,
Middlebury College
"This Means (Bank) War! The IPE of the Demise of the Second Bank of the United States"
  Room 2 Lauren Prather,
Stanford University
"Fighting Poverty at Home and Abroad: Explaining Attitudes Towards Government Assistance Programs"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Weiyi Shi,
University of California, San Diego
"Political Connection Matters: A Firm-Level Analysis of Chinese Outward Direct Investments"
1:45-2:15 Room 1 Cameron Ballard-Rosa,
Yale University
"Hungry for Change: Urban bias, food imports, and autocratic debt default"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Adam Dean,
University of Chicago
"Power Over Profits: Workers, Wages, and the Political Economy of Trade"
  Room 3 Mark Dincecco,
IMT Lucca
Massimiliano Onorato,
IMT Lucca
"Military Conflict and the Economic Rise of Urban Europe"
(PRESENTATION)
2:15-2:45 Room 1 Ryan Jablonski,
University of California, San Diego
"How Foreign Aid Affects Election Outcomes"
  Room 2 Robert Gulotty,
Stanford University
"Regulatory protectionism, MNC profits, and the limits of international cooperation"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Emily Sellars,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Does Emigration Inhibit Political Reform? Evidence from Mexico's Agrarian Movement, 1910-1940"
(PRESENTATION)
2:45-3:00   Break
3:00-3:30 Room 1 David Steinberg,
University of Oregon
Karrie Koesel,
University of Oregon
Nicolas Thompson,
University of Oregon
"Political Regimes and Currency Crises"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Moonhawk Kim,
University of Colorado
"New New PTAs and Trade: Firms, Trade Agreements and Trade Flows"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Pablo Pinto,
Columbia University
Martin Ardanaz,
IADB
Santiago Pinto,
Federal Reserve Bank
"Fiscal Policy in Good Times and Bad Times: Distributive motivations and pro-cyclical spending"
(PRESENTATION)
3:30-4:00 Room 1 Andreas Kern,
Georgetown University
"Private Debts are a Public Blessing - Exploring the Political Economy of Lending Booms"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Erica Owen,
Texas A&M
"Skill, Mobility and Exposure to Globalization: The Heterogeneous Preferences of Labor and Political Economy of Trade"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 3 Jeffrey Kucik,
Princeton University
"Measuring the Cost of Privacy: A Look at the Distributional Effects of Private Bargaining"
4:00-4:30 Room 1 Kevin Young,
University of Massachussets, Amherst
"Business Conflict in International Policymaking: Evidence from the Financial Sector since the Global Financial Crisis"
(PRESENTATION)
  Room 2 Iain Osgood,
Harvard University
"Divided Industries in the Fight for Two US Free Trade Agreements"
  Room 3
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