The Political Economy of International Organization

The 12th Annual Conference, February 7-9, 2019

The PEIO conference brings together economists, political scientists and other scholars to address political-economy issues related to any international organization, including the World Trade Organization, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the European Union, and also other international organizations that have as yet received less attention in the academic literature.… read more ...

9th Annual Conference of the Trade, Integration, and Growth Network (TIGN)

Lima, Peru, May 18-19, 2018

The 9th Annual Conference of the Trade, Integration, and Growth Network (TIGN) will be held in Lima, Peru, on May 18-19, 2018. This conference is sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the CAF-Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), and the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), and is hosted by the PUCP. The TIGN conference is a unique event that brings together top researchers and policymakers to discuss recent theoretical and empirical advances in trade and integration and growth broadly defined.… read more ...

2 Research Fellowship Positions

The University of Naples Parthenope announces a selection procedure for 2 Research fellowship Positions on the topic: “Institutional and Economic Imbalances in the Eurozone and the European Union” for the scientific sector SECS-P/02 (Economic policy) to be funded by means of University group research funds assigned on a reward basis, scientific coordinator: Prof.… read more ...

2 Doctoral Positions in International Economics

Gutenberg School of Economics and Management, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

The Chair of International Finance at the University of Mainz, Germany, invites applications for two doctoral positions.

The ideal candidates are students who are currently completing their graduate program or master and who show strong interest in current topics of international economics.… read more ...

Foreign Investment Boosts Sophistication of Domestic Manufacturing: New Evidence from Turkey

By Beata Javorcik (University of Oxford), Alessia Lo Turco, (Marche Polytechnic University), Daniela Maggioni (University of Catania)

Recently, there has been a renewal of interest in industrial policy across the world.… read more ...

Welcome new members – January 2018

We would like to welcome the following new members of the InsTED network:

Dr Hendrik W.Kruse (University of Göttingen) His main research interests are in International Trade and Capital Flows, Inequality, Development and MENA (Middle East and North Africa)

Dr Karan Nagpal (University of Oxford) His main research interests are in Development Economics, Urban Economics and Political Economy

Prof Jee-Hyeong Park (Seoul National University) His main research interest is in International Trade

Dr Meredith Startz (Princeton University) Her main research interests are in Development Economics and International Trade

Dr Jonathan L.Weigel (Harvard University) His primary research interests are in taxation, corruption, and political engagement in developing countries

Prof Woan Foong Wong (University of Oregon) Her main research interests are International Economics and International Trade


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2018 InsTED Workshop at Syracuse University

5th InsTED Workshop on
“Advances in Institutions, Trade and Economic Development”

The workshop will take place at Syracuse University, NY, USA, May 15th-16th 2018. Sponsorship by the Department of Economics, the Maxwell School Dean’s Office, the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, and the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration, all at Syracuse University, is gratefully acknowledged.… read more ...