Virtual Conference: The International Political Economy of Trade

The International Political Economy of Trade
Virtual conference – April 27, 2021

Each paper has a maximum of 15 minutes for presentation, 5 minutes for discussion, and 10 minutes for Q&A with the audience.

Should you have any questions about the conference, please contact the GSIPE planning team (Baptiste, Giovanna, Lorenzo, Nina, Oriana, Taylor, and Tobias: gsipe.planning@gmail.com).

Registration: here.

10:00am-11:30am (EDT) CONFLICT, COOPERATION & TRADE
Chair: Lorenzo Crippa, University of Essex

“How Political Tensions impact Trade: Evidence from Egypt,” Hoda Assem, Paris School of Economics
Discussant: Amanda De Pirro

“Perspective Taking Through Partisan Eyes: Cross-National Empathy, Partisanship, and Attitudes Towards International Cooperation”, Don Casler, Columbia University (with Dylan Groves)
Discussant: Michael-David Mangini

“Understanding Trade Disputes: When the WTO ‘met’ China,” Amanda De Pirro, Lancaster University
Discussant: Hoda Assem

11:40am-1:10pm (EDT) TRADE IN PUBLIC OPINION
Chair: Tobias Korn, Leibniz University Hannover

“The Economic Geography of Trade Preferences and Politics,” Thomas M. Flaherty, University of California, San Diego
Discussant: Tanja Schweinberger

“Why Populists Neglect Automation: The Political Economy of Economic Dislocation,” Michael-David Mangini, Harvard University (with Stephen Chaudoin)
Discussant: Don Casler

“Mass public opinions towards trade balances: Mercantilism 2.0,” Tanja Schweinberger, University of Geneva
Discussant: Anthony Calacino

1:30pm-3:00pm (EDT) GLOBAL SOUTH PERSPECTIVES ON TRADE
Chair: Taylor Dalton, University of Southern California

“Weaponizing Waste: Developing Country Leverage in the Global Waste Trade,” Anthony Calacino, University of Texas at Austin (with Rachel L. Wellhausen)
Discussant: Thomas Flaherty

“Impact of Losing Preferential Status: Evidence from the EU’s Generalized System of Preferences Reform,” Mitali Pradhan, Fordham University
Discussant: Jonah Rexer

“The local advantage: Corruption, organized crime, and indigenization in the Nigerian oil sector,” Jonah Rexer, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Mitali Pradhan

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