Economic globalization is currently under threat from a populist political backlash. A common narrative is that this backlash is partly a result of a trade-induced increase in inequality.… read more ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Kristy Buzard (Syracuse University)
Going back to the mid-1980s, the repeated prisoner’s dilemma has been used to model the absence of strong external enforcement mechanisms for trade agreements. Cooperation is enforced by promises of future punishment for any deviation from the agreement, and the amount of cooperation that can be achieved depends on the severity of the chosen punishments.… read more ...
Title: Fellow in International Economics
- Employer: Rice University (Baker Institute)
- Location: United States
- Position Type: Other Academic
- Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
- Job Description:
Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy anticipates filling a Ph.D.
By Takumi Naito (Vanderbilt University and Waseda University)
Trade liberalization encourages more productive firms to start exporting, while it forces more unproductive firms to exit from their domestic markets. The increase in the average productivity because of tougher selection contributes to higher welfare of countries.… read more ...
In 2018 LSE will be offering around 100 major studentships to new PhD students in the form of LSE PhD Studentships and LSE ESRC DTP Studentships.
LSE PhD Studentships are tenable for four years and cover full fees and an annual stipend of £18,000.… read more ...