Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and
Institute of Political Economy
on Political Economy of
Transfer, Learning, and Convergence
11 April 2003
■Richard F. Teichgraeber
III (Director of the Murphy Institute)
Duncan (Leverhulme Centre for Research on
Globalization and Economic Policy)
Panel I. Theoretical and Methodological Issues in
Policy Learning, Transfer and Convergence (Chair, ?)
■ Evelyne Huber & John Stephens (University of North Carolina): “State Economic and Social Policy in Global Capitalism”.
Dolowitz (University of Birmingham): “The Europeanization of Policy Transfer: The EU as
● , Coffee
Stone (University of Warwick): “Transnational Transfer Agents and Global Networks in
the ‘Internationalisation’ of Policy”.
● , Lunch (At Diboll Center)
Panel II. Characterizing
Policy Transfer, Learning and Convergence (Chair,)
Grier (University of Oklahoma): “Convergence: Concepts, Tests &
Oliver Morrissey (University of Nottingham) & Doug Nelson (Tulane University): “Characterizing International Policy Learning”.
Graham Wilson (University of Wisconsin): “Importing Cooperation in Environmental Policy”.
Panel III. Macroeconomic
Richard Hemming (International Monetary Fund): “Policies to Promote Fiscal Discipline”.
Franzese and Jude C. Hays (University of Michigan): “Modeling Spatial Relationships in International and
Comparative Political Economy: An Application to Globalization and Capital
Taxation in Developed Democracies”.
6:00p: Dinner at Upperline Restaurant (1413 Upperline
St, New Orleans)
12 April 2003
Panel IV. International
Trade/Competition Policy (Chair, David Greenaway)
Prusa (Rutgers University) & Susan Skeath
(Wellesley College): “Retaliation as an Explanation for the Proliferation of
Milner (University of Nottingham): “Learning, Herding, or Coercion: The Case of the ‘Trade
Policy Revolution’ in Sub-Saharan Africa”.
Julian Clarke, Simon Evennett (World Trade Institute)
& J. David Richardson (Syracuse University): “Recent Cross-Border Competition-Policy
Transfer and Convergence”.
● : Lunch
Panel V. The Welfare State (Chair, Alan Duncan)
Robert Walker (University of Nottingham) & Michael Wiseman (Urban Institute):
“Refreshing Reform: Ideas from British Welfare Strategy”.
Duncan (University of Nottingham), Mark Pearson (OECD) & J.K. Scholz (University of Wisconsin): “Is
There an Emerging Consensus in Making Work Pay Policies?”.
Mitchell A. Orenstein (Syracuse University): “Mapping the Diffusion of Pension Innovation”.
● , coffee
Panel VI. Labor Market and
Education Policy (Chair, Doug Nelson)
Greenaway (University of Nottingham) & Bruce Chapman (Australian National University): “Learning
to Live with Loans? Policy Transfer and the Funding of Higher
7:00p--Dinner at Cobalt Restaurant (333 St. Charles, New Orleans)