Calvin Thrall is a PhD candidate in the Department of Government at The University of Texas at Austin. He studies the politics of coercion, cooperation, and collusion between public and private actors; topics of particular interest include international economic law, taxation, public-private governance, and diplomacy. His work has been published in International Organization, The Review of International Organizations, Business and Politics, and AEA: Papers and Proceedings. His job market paper, “Spillover Effects in International Law: Evidence from Tax Planning,” received the David A. Lake Award for best paper presented at IPES 2020.