Call for papers

International political economy (IPE) “seeks to advance knowledge of how political institutions, processes, and actors influence economic interactions, and conversely, how economic institutions, processes, and actors affect political interactions. IPE scholars examine the role of domestic drivers in shaping global politics as well as the influence of global drivers on domestic politics. Substantive issues this section focuses on international and regional regimes, private authority structures, welfare policies, social and environmental policies, monetary and exchange rate policies, global integration, international trade, international development and equity, international finance, multinational corporations, NGOs, and corporate social responsibility.

We welcome submissions in Political Science and Economics ranging from papers in early stages to well-developed manuscripts and anything in between. We encourage submissions for projects that use a wide array of methods, including quantitative, qualitative, and a mixed approach. For Fall 2023, we plan to continue meeting at 12-1pm Eastern Time on Mondays. The first workshop will take place around mid-September, and the last one will occur in December.

Our selection process is guided by the dual objectives of fostering an intellectually engaging workshop for attendees and correcting for systemic inequities in the discipline. Details on the selection process are outlined below.

Please do not hesitate to contact the organizers with any questions. Please also feel free to circulate this call for papers to anyone who may be interested and direct them to the GSIPE website to sign up for our listserv.

Submission link

Selection Process

Authors interested in presenting will submit a short title, an abstract (up to 250 words), dates for availability, and fill out a form answering the following questions:

Upon receiving submissions, we will remove the author-identifying information (name and all answers to the above questions) from the abstracts. Each organizer will evaluate the author-blinded abstracts on a 0-5 scale according to the following criteria:

Scores will be tabulated and averaged across the three organizers. The highest-scoring submissions will advance to the second stage. In the second stage, we will add weights as a function of the representation- and need-based criteria outlined above. Specifically: