Political Economy of International Organizations
6th Annual Conference on the Political Economy of International Organizations
February 7-9, 2013, Universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, Germany
Submissions are invited for the sixth annual conference on the political economy of international organizations, to be held at the Universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, Germany, on February 7-9, 2013. The conference brings together economists and political scientists to address political-economy issues related to international organizations such as the World Trade Organization, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the European Union, and also other international organizations that have as yet received less attention in the academic literature.
Submission of Papers
Both empirical and theoretical papers will be considered. Please submit full papers to conference @ peio.me. The deadline for submission is 30 September, 2012. Decisions will be made by 31 October, 2012. This year’s special issue of the Review of International Organizations will be focusing on The Political Economy of Multilateral Trade Negotiations, edited by Peter Egger (ETH Zurich) and Marcelo Olarreaga (University of Geneva). Please indicate in your submission to the conference whether you are interested in also submitting to the special issue.
Conference Format, Attendance, and Registration
The number of participants will be limited to about 70, which allows for in-depth discussion of each paper. Authors of accepted papers are expected to attend the entire conference. There is no registration or conference fee. Travel and accommodation are at the expense of participants.
Conference Venue: Universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, Germany. The closest international airport is Frankfurt (30 minutes).
Conference Website: http://www.peio.me/