2017 IPES Conference Program 

November 17-18

University of Texas at Austin

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Friday, November 17
Time Room Presenter Topic
7:30-9:15   Breakfast/registration  AT&T Conference Center, Level M1
AM Chairs 101 David Singer
  105 Edward Mansfield
  106 Nita Rudra
9:15-9:45
101 Julia Gray,
University of Pennsylvania

"Reputations Revisited: Do Financial Markets Still Care About Politics?"

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105

Sarah Brooks,
The Ohio State University

Marcus Kurtz,
The Ohio State University

"Oil and Democracy"

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106

Bethany Lacina,
University of Rochester

Rikhil Bhavnani,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Nativism and Economic Integration Across the Developing World: Collision and Accommodation"

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9:45-10:15
101

David Steinberg,
Johns Hopkins University

Luis Schiumerini,
University of Notre Dame

"The Political Economy of Illicit Financial Flows: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Argentina"

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105

Axel Dreher,
Heidelberg University

Martin Gassebner,
University of Hannover

Paul Schaudt,
University of Hannover

"The Effect of Migration on Terror – Made at Home or Imported from Abroad?" 

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106 Tobias Hofmann,
University of Utah

"Exporter Inaction: Motivating Free Trade Constituencies in WTO Disputes"

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10:15-10:45
101

Rikhil Bhavnani,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mark Copelovitch,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

"The Electoral Impact of Monetary Shocks: Evidence from India's 2016 Demonetization"

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105

Lauren Lee,
University of California, San Diego

Emilie Hafner-Burton,
University of California, San Diego

Christina Schneider,
University of California, San Diego

"International Development Organizations and National Political Corruption"

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106

Patrick Shea,
University of Houston

Pablo M. Pinto,
University of Houston

Ulkar Imamverdiyeva,
University of Houston

"The Impact of Women Legislators on Trade Policy"

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10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 101

Cameron Ballard-Rosa,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mashail Malik,
Stanford University

Stephanie Rickard,
London School of Economics

Kenneth Scheve,
Stanford University

"The Economic Origins of Authoritarian Values: Evidence from Local Trade Shocks in Great Britain"

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  105 Tana Johnson,
Duke University

"The ABCs of Access: Non-Governments Organizations Roles in Crafting the Sustainable Development Goals"

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  106

David Bearce,
Univ. of Colorado - Boulder

Samantha Moya,
Univ. of Colorado - Boulder

"Why Does the Mass Public Not Believe in Free Trade?"

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11:30-12:00 101 Jonas Bunte,
University of Texas at Dallas

"Sovereign Lending after Debt Relief"

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  105 Ryan Weldzius,
University of California, Los Angeles

"Supply Chains as a Golden Straitjacket for Currency Manipulation"

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  106 Alexandra Zeitz,
University of Oxford

"Emulation or differentiation? China’s development finance and traditional donor aid in developing countries"

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12:00-12:30 101 NO PRESENTATION  
  105

Susan Achury,
University of Houston

Rodrigo Nunez-Donoso,
University of Houston

Pablo M. Pinto,
University of Houston

"Unpacking the effects of governance on the activities of MNCs: Evidence from U.S. imports"

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  106

Raphael Cunha,
Princeton University

Sarah M. Brooks,
The Ohio State University

Layna Mosley,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"How do Sovereign Debt Investors React to Political Events in Emerging Market Countries?"

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12:30-1:30   Lunch Break AT&T Conference Center Tejas Dining Room, Level M2
PM Chairs 101 Sarah Brooks
  105 Mark Copelovitch
  106 Stephanie Rickard
1:30-2:00 101

Erica Owen,
Texas A & M

Stefanie Walter,
University of Zurich

"Low Skill Products by High Skill Workers: The Distributive Effects of Trade in Developing Countries"

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  105

Covadonga Meseguer,
London School of Economics

Christian Ambrosius,
Free University Berlin

"Return Migration and Democratic Consolidation"

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  106

Robert Gulotty,
University of Chicago

Ipek Cinar,
University of Chicago

"Anticipated Access: Producer coalitions in the negotiation of NAFTA"

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2:00-2:30 101

Krzysztof Pelc,
McGill University

Sung Eun Kim,
National University of Singapore

"How Are Workers Compensated Following Trade Liberalization?"

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  105

Susanne Mueller-Redwood,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Joining the Global Trade Regime: The Determinants of Autocratic Trade Agreements"

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  106

Leonardo Baccini,
McGill University

Francesco Amodio,
McGill University

Giorgio Chiovelli,
London Business School

Michele Di Maio,
University of Naples (Parthenope)

"Trade Liberalization and Political Violence: Evidence from North-South Cooperation"

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2:30-3:00 101

Raphael Cunha,
Princeton University

Andreas Kern,
Georgetown University

"Trumped - The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election and its Impact on International Financial Markets"

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  105

Allison Carnegie,
Columbia University

Austin Carson,
University of Chicago

"Trading Secrets: Disclosure Dilemmas in International Trade"

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  106

Jon Pevehouse,
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Ryan Powers,
Yale University

Frederick Chen,
University of Wisconsin - Madison

"Geopolitics and Trade Preferences"

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3:00-3:20   Break
3:20-3:50 101

Cameron Ballard-Rosa,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Layna Mosley,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rachel Wellhausen,
University of Texas at Austin

"Contingent Advantage? Sovereign Borrowing, Democratic Institutions and Global Capital Cycles"

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  105

Soo Yeon Kim,
National University of Singapore

Andreas Fuchs,
University of Heidelberg

Austin Strange,
Harvard University

Michael Tierney,
College of William and Mary

"Competing for Aid Recipients? Donor Responses to Chinese Development Finance"

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  106

Marco Morucci,
Duke University

Pablo Beramendi,
Duke University

Erik Wibbels,
Duke University

"Determinants and Channels of Illicit Financial Flows"

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3:50-4:20 101

Xiaobo Lü,
University of Texas at Austin

Didac Queralt,
Yale University

Jay Chieh Kao,
University of Texas at Austin

"A Tale of Two Regimes? Taxation, Political Bargaining, and Fiscal Contract in China and Taiwan"

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  105 Tim Büthe,
Technische Universität München
"Power Transition in Global Market Governance"
  106 David Leblang,
University of Virginia

"Deterring Migration into the United States"

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4:20-4:50 101

Tal Sadeh,
Tel Aviv University

Nizan Feldman,
Tel Aviv University

"Globalization, Selection and Wartime Trade"

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  105

Lukas Linsi,
University of Amsterdam

Daniel Mügge,
University of Amsterdam

"How offshoring and digitization undermine the quality of international economic statistics: a cautionary note"

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  106 Matthew Castle,
McGill University

"How Do Global Trade Rules Evolve? Strategic Sequencing In International Economic Law"

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6:30   Reception & Dinner

Blanton Museum of Art

(Please walk from the AT&T Conference Center)

Saturday, November 18

Saturday, November 18
Time Room Presenter Topic
7:30-9:00   Breakfast AT&T Conference Center, Level M1
AM Chairs 101 Jeffry Frieden
  105 Mark Copelovitch
  106 Layna Mosley
9:00-9:30 101

Nita Rudra,
Georgetown University

Ida Bastiaens,
Fordham University

"A Democratic Dilemma? The Challenges of Taxing Firms in a Globalizing Economy

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  105 Amanda Kennard,
Princeton University

"The Politics of Expertise: Biased Learning in the Multilateral Trade Regime"

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  106

Felicity Vabulas,
Pepperdine University

Inken von Borzyskowski,
Florida State University

"The Costs of Membership Withdrawal from International Organizations"

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9:30-10:00 101

John Kuk,
University of California, San Diego

Deborah Seligsohn,
University of California, San Diego

Jiakun Jack Zhang,
University of California, San Diego

"The Partisan Divide in U.S. Congressional Communications after the China Shock"

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  105

Valentin Lang,
Heidelberg University

Andrea F. Presbitero,
International Monetary Fund

"Room for Discretion? Biased Decision-Making in International Financial Institutions"

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  106

Daniel Nielson,
Brigham Young University

Jason Sharman,
University of Cambridge

Michael Findley,
University of Texas at Austin

"A Field Experiment on Regulatory Compliance in the Finance Industry"

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10:00-10:30 101

Andreas Fuchs,
Heidelberg University

Gerda Asmus,
Heidelberg University

Vera Z. Eichenauer,
ETH Zurich

Bradley C. Parks,
College of William & Mary

"A New Scramble for Africa? An Analysis of Chinese and Indian Development Projects"

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  105 Lindsay Dolan,
Columbia University

"The Distortionary Effects of Classifications on Aid Allocation Decisions: Evidence from an Elite Lab Experiment"

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  106

In Song Kim,
MIT

Weihuang Wong,
MIT

Soubhik Barari,
MIT

"Democracy and Industry-varying Liberalization: Evidence from a New Tariff-line Dataset"

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10:30-11:00 101

Matthew Winters,
University of Illinois

Kate Baldwin,
Yale University

"Can International Aid Change the Politics of Service Delivery?"

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  105 Sarah Bermeo,
Duke University

"Multilateral and Bilateral Development Initiatives: Complements or Substitutes?"

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  106

Dennis Quinn,
Georgetown University

Amy Pond,
Texas A&M

Nate Miller,
Georgetown University

"When Does FDI Liberalization Limit Domestic Growth?"

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11:00-11:10   Break
11:10-11:40 101 Lauren Pinson,
Yale University

"Constructing Capacity: Targeted Foreign Aid for Constraining Illicit Small Arms Trafficking"

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  105 Justin Nicholson,
University of Rochester

"Adjudicating Adjudication: The Strategic Effects of Democracy on WTO DSM Use"

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  106 Jeremy Spater,
Duke University

"Deficit Anxiety: Current Account Balance and Trade Preferences"

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11:40-12:10 101

Julia Morse,
University of Pennsylvania

"The Hidden Costs of Trade Financing: How International Banking Regulations on Illicit Money Are Disrupting Trade Flows"

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  105 Sam Rowan,
University of Oxford

"Participation and cooperation in global climate governance: new evidence from the regime level"

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  106 Lauren Peritz,
University of California, Davis

"Inertia and opposition: The domestic politics of compliance in WTO disputes"

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12:10-12:40 101

Lauren Prather,
University of California, San Diego

Weiyi Shi,
University of California, San Diego

"Co-citizens First? Domestic Inequality and Support for Foreign Aid in China and the United States"

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  105

Lennart Kaplan,
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Kai Gehring,
University of Zurich

Melvin Wong,
University of Hannover

"Aid and conflict at the local level - Mechanisms and causality"

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  106 Carolina Moehlecke,
University of Texas at Austin

"Uncertainty, Information and Risk: How investor-state disputes affect global policy diffusion"

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12:40-2:00 105 Lunch and Editors Roundtable Please grab a boxed lunch (near registration).
PM Chairs 101 Sarah Brooks
  105 David Singer
  106 Stephanie Rickard
2:00-2:30 101 Aditi Sahasrabuddhe,
Cornell University

"Banking on Beliefs: The Bilateral Politics of Federal Currency Swaps"

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  105 Tyler Pratt,
Princeton University

"Angling for Influence: Institutional Proliferation in Development Banking"

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  106 Su-Hyun Lee,
Nanyang Technological University

"The Electoral Effects of Chinese Import Competition in the United States"

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2:30-3:00 101

Abraham Newman,
Georgetown University

Nikhil Kalyanpur,
Georgetown University

"Mobilizing Market Power: Evidence from stock exchange delisting"

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  105 Vittorio Merola,
Toulouse School of Economics

"Economic Inequality"

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  106 James Lee,
Princeton University

"Economic Aid and the Strategy of Containment"

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3:00-3:30 101 Audrye Wong,
Princeton University

"Crafting Payoffs: Explaining the Effectiveness of China's Economic Statecraft"

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  105

Jennifer Tobin,
Georgetown University

Quan Li,
Texas A&M

"Sovereignty under Attack: Investment Disputes and Host Country Policy Autonomy"

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  106

Rachel Wellhausen,
University of Texas at Austin

Leslie Johns,
University of California - Los Angeles

"The Price of Doing Business: How Upfront Costs Deter Political Risk"

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3:30-3:50   Break
3:50-4:20 101

Gabriella Montinola,
University of California, Davis

Sarah M. Prince,
University of California, Davis

"Are Women More Effective Stewards of Foreign Aid?"

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  105

Merih Angin,
University of Oxford

Saliha Metinsoy,
University
of Groningen

"IMF Programs and Democracy"

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  106

Timm Betz,
Texas A&M

Amy Pond,
Texas A&M

"With a Little Help From My Foreign Friends: Domestic Property Rights and Firm Ownership Structure"

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4:20-4:50 101 Alexander Slaski,
Princeton University

"Foreign Investment and Perceptions of Government Performance: Evidence from Latin America"

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  105 No Presentation  
  106 Mariya Grinberg,
University of Chicago

"Planning for the Short Haul: The Formation of Wartime Commercial Policy"

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4:50-5:20 101

Adrian Shin,
University of Colorado - Boulder

Dalton Dorr,
University of Colorado - Boulder

"War, Inequality, and Redistribution"

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  105

Kristin Vekasi,
University of Maine

Shunsuke Sato,
University of Maine

"Political Strategy in the (Non)Use of Preferential Trade Agreements"

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  106

Soo Yeon Kim,
National University of Singapore

Etel Solingen,
University of California, Irvine

"Production Networks and Armed Conflict in Asia"

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6:00   Dinner (by RSVP) Please meet the shuttles across the street from the AT&T Hotel lower entrance to go to Lambert’s (401 W 2nd St).