Program and Papers 2017

Program of the 10th Annual Conference on

The Political Economy of International Organizations

January 12-14, 2017

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

7:00 pm Dinner (optional, at own expense, please join at any time)

(Location: Restaurant goldener Schlüssel, Rathausgasse 72, 3011 Bern, Tel. +41 31 311 02 16)

 

Thursday, January 12, 2017

8:45-9:00 am Opening remarks

(Location: UNI S, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Room A 003)

9:00-10:45 am Session 1: International Financial Institutions

Chair: Katharina Michaelowa

10:45-11:15 am Break

11:15-1:00 pm Session 2: Trade Agreements

Chair: Axel Dreher

1:00-2:15 pm Lunch

(Location: UNI S, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Foyer)

2:15-4:00 pm Session 3: IO Signalling and European Union

Chair: Christopher Kilby

4:00-4:30 pm Break

4:30-6:15 pm Session 4: Governance

Chair: Helen V. Milner

7:30 pm Dinner

(Location: Restaurant Dampfzentrale, Marzilistrasse 47, 3005 Bern, Tel +41 31 312 33 00)

 

Friday, January 13, 2017

(Location: UNI S, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Room A 003)

9:00-10:45 am Session 5: IMF Conditionality

Chair: Manfred Elsig

10:45-11:15 am Break

11:15-1:00 pm Session 6: Investment

Chair: Lawrence Broz

1:00-2:15 pm Lunch

(Location: UNI S, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Foyer)

2:15-4:00 pm Session 7: Multilateral Aid

Chair: Randall Stone

4:15-6:00 pm Poster Session

(Location: UNI S, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Foyer)

European Union

Multilateral Trade

IMF

United Nations

Investment

Peace and Security

Multilateral Aid

Governance

7:00 pm Dinner

(Location: Restaurant Webern, Gerechtigkeitsgasse 68, 3011 Bern, Tel. +41 31 311 42 58)

 

 

Saturday, January 14, 2017

(Location: UNI S, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Room A 003)

9:00-10:45 am Session 8: Trade Agreements

Chair: Simon Hug

10:45-11:15 am Break

11:15-1:00 pm Session 9: IMF

Chair: Daniel Nielson

  • Paper 1: Valentin Lang (Heidelberg University), Andrea Presbitero (IMF), Room for Discretion? The Political Economy of the World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis. Discussion openers: Chris Humphrey, Eyal Rubinson
  • Paper 2: Byungwon Woo (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies), Su-Hyun Lee (Nanyang Technological University), IMF = I’M Fired!: IMF Program Participation and Workers‘ Rights. Discussion openers: Merih Angin, Lars Jørgen Røed
  • Paper 3: Irina Andone (Uppsala University), Beatrice Scheubel (European Central Bank), IMF Stigma: The Role of Own and Neighbours‘ Experience. Discussion openers: Cédric Dupont

1:00-2:15 pm Lunch

(Location:) UNI S, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Foyer

2:15-4:00 pm Session 10: International and National Policy Linkages

Chair: Michael J. Tierney

4:00-4:15 pm: Closing Remarks

7:00 pm Dinner (optional, at own expense)

(Location: Restaurant Le Mazot, Bärenplatz 5, 3011 Bern, Tel. +41 31 311 70 88)

 

 

Sunday, January 15, 2017

6:50 am Ski Trip to Aletsch Arena (optional, at own expense and risk)