Event Schedule

9:00 - 10:30 am

Dale Copeland (University of Virginia)
Paper: “Ideology, economic interdependence, and international conflict:
American wars from 1800 to World War I”

Stergios Skaperdas (University of California, Irvine)
Paper: “Trade in the shadow of power”

10:30 - 11:00 am


11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Roberto Bonfatti (University of Nottinghan)
“The sustainability of empire in a global perspective: The role of international trade patterns”

Tom Zylkin (National University of Singapore)
Paper: “Prudence vs. predation and the gains from trade,”
(with Michelle Garfinkel and Constantinos Syropoulos)

12:30 - 1:30 pm


1:30 - 3:00 pm

Saumitra Jha (Stanford University)
Paper: “Conquered but not vanquished: Inter-ethnic complementarities and
indigenous capitalists in Mexico,” (with Alberto Diaz-Cayeros)

Constantinos Syropoulos (Drexel University)
Paper: “Trading with the enemy,” (with Michelle Garfinkel)

3:00 - 3:30 pm


3:30 - 5:00 pm

Erik Gartzke (University of California, San Diego)
Paper: “The system made me stop doing it:
Indirect origins of commercial peace”

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