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28Feb 2021

RC updates its research goals

The chair Laurence Whitehead (University of Oxford) and the secretary Vinícius Rodrigues Vieira (Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, FAAP, and Getulio Vargas Foundation, FGV) are proud to release our updated research goals. Please check them here.

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28Jan 2019

Our Newsletter Winter Issue is Out!

Check the latest issue of PEN for news about our forthcoming projects and events in 2018.

04Jul 2018

Read the Summer issue of our newsletter

In this issue, we announce elections for co-chair to replace Professor Lourdes Sola and the full list of IPE panels to take place at the 25th World Congress of Political Science.

29Sep 2017

IPSA panel and roundtable at ISA 2018 will be organized by the RC

The RC51 is proud to announce that it will be in charge of organizing the panel and roundtable IPSA will sponsor at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, between April 4 an 7. Read further information in our most recent newsletter issue.

20Feb 2017

RC prepares workshop at Oxford

The goal is to update our research agenda and prepare our activities to the 2018 World Congress of Political Science in Brisbane, Australia. Read this and other news in the new issue of our newsletter.

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15Sep 2016

Read the second issue of our newsletter

This issue of Political Economy News (PEN) brings a summary of our RC's activities in Poznan, Poland, during the 24th World Congress of Political Science. Also, we encourage members to start thinking of proposals for the next IPSA congress in Brisbane, Australia, in July 2018. Read the issue here.

04May 2016

RC launches newsletter

We are proud to announce the launch of the newsletter Political Economy News (PEN). Following IPSA's recognition of the RC51 in December 2015, the chairs of the committee decided to create an electronic publication to diffuse events in the field of IPE and members' recent works. Occasionally, we also aim to publish theoretically-informed analysis of contemporary issues related to the global political economic arena, with a special focus on Emerging Market Democracies. Please, if you would like to collaborate with the newsletter, contact the RC secretary, Dr. Vinícius Rodrigues Vieira (rodriguesvieira@gmail.com). Read the first issue here.

02Nov 2015

The Purest International Political Economist of All: The Centenary of Albert Hirschman


Professor Albert O. Hirschman, who passed away in 2012 at age 97, would be 100 years-old this year. In the 2014 World Congress of Political Science, IPSA and the RC51 honoured him with a roundtable formed by professors Lourdes Sola and Laurence Whitehead (current committee's chair and vice-chair respectively), as well as David Baldwin, from Princeton University, and Dani Rodrik, from Harvard University and then the  Albert O. Hirschman Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Hirschman.jpg

Prof. Hirschman


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02Nov 2015

Two Steps Back, One Step Foward: The History of Turkey's Purusit of Democracy

Professor Ilter Turan, member of the Local Organizing Commitee of IPSA's 2016 Congress in Istanbul and our RC colleague, discusses in "Turkey's Difficult Journey to Democracy Two Steps Forward, One Step Back" (Oxford University Press, 2015) the process of democratization in that country. In doing so, he demonstrates its relevance for understanding the difficulties countries trying to democratize face. Turan-Book.jpg


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02Nov 2015

The Domestic Politics of US Foreign Policy according to Helen Milner and Dustin Tingley


Does the United States rely too much on the use of military power and coercion in its foreign policies? Sailing the Water’s Edge (Princeton University Press, 2015), a book just launched by Professor Helen Milner, former IPSA president and proudly our RC colleague, and Dustin Tingley, answer this question as it explores the interaction between domestic U.S. politics and foreign policy choices since World War II. MilnerTingley-Book.jpg


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02Nov 2015

Professor Etel Solingen launches book on comparative regionalism

"Comparative Regionalism: Economics and Security" (Routledge, 2015) comprises essays on regional conflict and cooperation by Professor Etel Solingen, from UC Irvine. A member of the RC, Professor Solingen has pioneered the field of comparative regionalism. The volume provides a broad spectrum of analysis on domestic political economy, democracy, regional institutions, and global forces as they shape different regional outcomes and trajectories in economics and security. Etel-Book.jpg


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17Oct 2015

RC51 organizes over 25 panels for IPSA Congress 2016 in Istanbul

Proposals reflect the diversity of the field of International Political Economy






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