Program of the 3rd Annual Conference on

The Political Economy of International Organizations

January 28 – 30, 2010

 

 

Thursday, January 28, 2010

8:45am Opening remarks

9:00-10:00am Distinguished Guest Speaker I
(Location: Rafik B. Hariri Building, McDonough School of Business – 490 Fisher Colloquium)

Chair: James Vreeland

10:00-10:15am Break

10:15-12:00pm Session 1: European Union
(Location: Rafik B. Hariri Building, McDonough School of Business – 490 Fisher Colloquium)

Chair: Katharina Michaelowa

12:00-1:30pm Lunch (Location: Faculty Club)

1:30-3:15pm Session 2: World Bank
(Location: Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street)

Chair: Axel Dreher

3:15-3:30pm Break

3:30-5:15pm Session 3: IMF & Domestic Politics
(Location: Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street)

Chair: Bessma Momani

5:15-7:00pm Poster Session Reception
(Location: Intercultural Center (ICC) Galeria) – hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served

IMF

World Bank

Trade

Aid

IOs, general

Regional Financial Systems

  • Paper 20: Rahul Tripathi (Goa University), A New Monetary Arrangement for Asia? A Political Critique. Discussants: Silvia Marchesi, Regine Wolfinger
  • Paper 21: Ulrich Volz (German Development Institute), Julie McKay (European Central Bank), Regina Wolfinger (European Central Bank), Regional Financing Arrangements and the Stability of the International Monetary System. Discussants: Kate McNamara, Arvind Subramanian

Other IOs

 

 

Friday, January 29, 2010
(Location: Hariri Building, McDonough School of Business – Room 250)

09:00-10:45pm Session 1: WTO

Chair: Christopher Kilby

10:45-11:15am Break

11:15-13:00pm Session 2: IOs & Human Rights

Chair: Lawrence Broz

13:00-2:30pm Lunch

2:30-4:15pm Session 3: IMF & Economic Impacts

Chair: Mike Tierney

4:15-4:45pm Break

4:45-6.00pm Session 4: IOs & The Environment

Chair: Thomas Bernauer

7:00-9:00pm Dinner for program participants: Riggs Library

 

 

Saturday, January 30, 2010
(Location: Hariri Building, McDonough School of Business – Room 340)

9:00-10:00am Distinguished Guest Speaker II

Chair: James Vreeland

  • Amar Bhattacharya (Director, G24 Secretariat), The G20 and the Governance of International Financial Institutions

10:00-10:15am Break

10:15-12:00pm Session 1: Multilateral Organizations

Chair: Simon Hug

12:15-1:30pm lunch

1:30-3:15pm Session 2: IFIs

Chair: Randy Stone

3:15-3:30pm break

3:30-5:15pm Session 3: Aid & General Theory

Chair: Stephanie Rickard

5:15-5:30pm Concluding remarks

5:30-8:00pm Optional tour of Washington, DC

 

 

OUR MOST SINCERE THANKS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT:

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