Spring 2020 IRC Schedule:
The IRC schedule includes guest speakers and internal presentations of in-progress work from faculty and graduate students.

January 28, 2020
Cameron Ballard-Rosa (University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill)
“The Economic Origins of Authoritarian Values: Evidence from Local Trade Shocks in Great Britain”
Discussant: Yumi Park
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

February 4, 2020
No Meeting

February 11, 2020
No Meeting

February 18, 2020
Thomas Worth (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
“The Impact of Gender Identity on Threat Perception in International Relations”
Discussant: Laura Felone
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

February 25, 2020
Yumi Park (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
“The Politics of Global Capital Flow: How Transnational Banking Alliances Enable the Emergence of Financial Centers”
Discussant: Andrew McWard
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

March 3, 2020
Zoltán Búzás (Drexel University)
“Evading International Norms: Race and Rights in the Shadow of Legality”
Discussant: Lotem Bassan-Nygate
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

March 10, 2020
Iain Osgood (University of Michigan)
“Trade’s Progressive Opposition”
Discussant: Dillon Laaker
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

March 17, 2020
No Meeting (spring break)

March 24, 2020
Jon Pevehouse (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
“Do PTAs lead to increased FDI? The impact of trade agreements on tradable FDI”
Discussant: Pete Erickson
Circulated Paper

March 31, 2020
Anne Jamison (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
“Is violence really bad for business? Political violence and FDI”
Practice Job Talk
12:00 pm, BB Collaborate (Canvas)

April 14, 2020
Anna Meier (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
Circulated Paper

April 21, 2020
Frederick Chen (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
Circulated Paper

April 28, 2020
Andrew McWard (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
Circulated Paper