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Call for papers:

7th Annual Conference on the

Political Economy of International Organizations

January 16-18, 2014, Princeton University, USA

Submissions are invited for the seventh annual conference on the political economy of international organizations, to be held at Princeton University, USA, on January 16-18, 2014. 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 [email protected] The deadline for submission is 31 August, 2013. Decisions will be made by 30 September, 2013. This year’s special issue of the Review of International Organizations will be focusing on Dispute Settlement in International Organizations, edited by Christina Davis. 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: Princeton University. The closest and most conveniently accessed international airport is Newark Liberty International.

Conference Website:


Program committee

Bernauer, Thomas (ETH Zurich, CIS) Broz, Lawrence (University of California, San Diego) Davis, Christina (Princeton University), Dreher, Axel (Heidelberg University) Hug, Simon (University of Geneva) Kilby, Christopher (Villanova University), Knack, Stephen (World Bank) Michaelowa, Katharina (University of Zurich, CIS) Milner, Helen (Princeton University), Stone, Randall (University of Rochester) Tierney, Michael (College of William and Mary) Vreeland, James (Georgetown University), Werker, Eric (Harvard Business School)


Previous conferences

2008: Monte Veritá, Switzerland

2009: University of Geneva, Switzerland

2010: Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA

2011: ETH Zurich and University of Zurich, Switzerland

2012: University of Villanova, Philadelphia, USA

2013: Universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, Germany


We look forward to your submissions.

Christina Davis (Princeton University)

Axel Dreher (Heidelberg University)

Katharina Michaelowa (University of Zurich, CIS)

Helen Milner (Princeton University)