Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy

and

Murphy Institute of Political Economy


Conference on

New Political Economy of Globalization



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20-21 April 2007


Accommodations and

Conference Venue:

The Intercontinental Hotel


(Participant List)

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20 April 2007


 

9:00a--Welcome

 

                   ■ Richard F. Teichgraeber III (Murphy Institute)

 

■ Doug Nelson (Murphy Institute and Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalization and Economic Policy)

 


Panel I. Globalization and Domestic Conflict (Chair, tba)

 

● 9:15-10:15

 

■ Costas Syropoulos (Drexel): “Globalization and Domestic Conflict”. (with Michelle Garfinkel and Stergios Skaperdas)

 

● 10:15-10:30, Coffee

 


Panel II. Democracy and Globalization (Chair, tba)

 

● 10:30-12:30

 

■ Barry Eichengreen (Berkeley): “Democracy and Globalization”. (with David Leblang)

 

■ Kevin Grier (Oklahoma): “On Democracy: Regime Duration and Economic Growth”. (with Michael Munger)


 

● 12:30-1:30, Lunch (At the Intercontinental)



Panel III. Fairness and the Political Economy of Trade (Chair, tba)

 

● 1:30-3:30p

 

■ Carl Davidson (Michigan State University): “Employment Risk, Fairness and the Political Economy of Trade Policy” (with Steve Matusz and Doug Nelson)

 

■ Michael Hiscox (Harvard): “Fair Trade and the Demand for Labor Standards: New Evidence from Online Experiments in Social Labeling”. (with Nick Smyth)

 

● 3:30-3:45, Coffee

 


Panel IV. Domestic Political Economy of Globalization (Chair, tba)

 

● 3:45-5:45

 

■ Helen Milner (Princeton): “American Foreign Economic Policy and the Internationalist Coalition: Legislative Coalitions Supporting Internationalism in American Trade and Aid Policy”. (with Dustin Tingley)

 

■ Kishore Gawande (Texas A&M): “What Governments Maximize and Why: The View from Trade” (with Pravin Krishna and Marcelo Olarreaga)

 

● 6:30p: Dinner at Bayona (430 Rue Dauphine, New Orleans)



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Panel V. Trade, Risk and the Demand for Social Insurance (Chair, tba)

 

● 9:00-10:00a

 

■ David Wildasin (Kentucky): “Trade Risk and the Demand for Social Insurance

 

● 10:00-10:15a: Coffee

 


Panel VI. Some Public Economics of Globalization

 

●10:15-12:15

 

■ Bouwe Dijkstra (Nottingham): “Environmental Regulation: An Incentive for FDI”. (with Anuj Mathew and Arijit Mukherjee)

 

■ Ben Ferrett (Nottingham): “Competing for a Duopoly: International Trade and Tax Competition” (With Ian Wooton)


 

● 12:15-1:30: Lunch



Panel VII. Globalization and Poor Countries (Chair, tba)

 

● 1:30-3:30

 

■ Oliver Morrissey (Nottingham): “Trade Protection as Income Protection in Poor Countries” (with Charles Ackah)

 

■ Jeff Stacey (Tulane): “Creative Destruction? Neo-liberal ‘Remodeling’ in Emerging Financial Markets

 

● 3:30-3:45, coffee

 


Panel VIII. The Political Economy of Trade Agreements (Chair, tba)

 

● 3:45-5:45

 

■ Wilfred Ethier (Penn): “A Political Economy of International Trade Agreements”.

 

■ Rorden Wilkinson (Manchester): “Language, Power and the Breakdown of Multilateral Trade Negotiations

 

 

● 5:45-6:45--Reception

 

 

● 7:00p--Dinner at Herbsaint (701 St. Charles, New Orleans)