Program and Papers 2015

Program of the 8th Annual Conference on

The Political Economy of International Organizations

February 12 – 14, 2015

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

7:30pm Dinner (optional, at own expense)

(Location: Löwenbräu am Gendarmenmarkt, directions from Hertie)


Thursday, February 12, 2015

(Location: Hertie School, Forum A/B)

8:45-9:00am Opening remarks, Mark Hallerberg and Mark Kayser (Hertie School of Governance)

9:00-10:45am Session 1: Foreign Aid and Economic Policies

Chair: Christopher Kilby

10:45-11:15am Break

11:15-1:00pm Session 2: EU Cooperation

Chair: Axel Dreher

1:00-2:30pm Lunch

(Location: Hertie School, Forum A/B)

2:30-4:15pm Session 3:  United Nations

Chair: Katharina Michaelowa

4:15-4:45pm Break

4:45-6:30pm Session 4: WTO

Chair: Helen Milner

7:00pm: Dinner

(Location: 12 Apostel Berlin-Mitte, directions from Hertie)


Friday, February 13, 2015

(Location: Hertie School, Forum A/B)

9:00-10:45am Session 5: World Bank Lending

Chair: Mark Kayser

10:45-11:15am Break

11:15-1:00pm Session 6: International Cooperation

Chair: Daniel L. Nielson

1:00-2:30pm Lunch

(Location: Hertie School, Forum A/B)

2:30-4:15pm Session 7: IOs, Markets and the Public

Chair: Mark Hallerberg

4:30-6:15pm Poster Session with Cocktails and Snacks

(Location: Hertie School, Forum A/B)

European Union

Bretton Woods Institutions

Trade and Investment Organizations

World Trade Organization

United Nations

Nature and Natural Resources

Other International Organizations

7:00pm Conference Dinner

(Location: Clärchens Ballhaus, directions from Hertie)


Saturday, February 14, 2015

(Location: Hertie School, Forum A/B)

9:00-10:45am Session 8: European Union

Chair: Thomas Bernauer

10:45-11:15am Break

11:15-1:00pm Session 9: Trade Agreements

Chair: Chad Bown

1:00-2:00pm Lunch

(Location: Hertie School, Forum A/B)

2:00-3:45pm Session 10: Awards, Cancer, and the Catholic Church

Chair: Renee Bowen

3:45-4:15pm: Closing Remarks

4:30pm: Optional tour to the Deutsche Historische Museum

6:45pm Dinner (optional, at own expense)

(Location: Deponie Nr. 3, directions from Hertie)


Generous funding provided by:

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Hertie School of Governance Villanova University Heidelberg University