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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)
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