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Emerging Research in Political Economy and Public Policy 2009: Programme and papers


European Institute  

Department of Government  

International Relations Department

 Research Student Conference

 "Emerging Research in Political Economy and Public Policy"

11 March 2009



09.00  Conference Opening by Prof. Mark Thatcher
Room: VAR

9.00 - 10.45: Panels I and II

Panel I: Labour Politics and Employment Policy
Chair: Dr Waltraud Schelkle
Room: VAR

Steve Coulter

Lobbying for Change: labour market policymaking in a 'Liberal Market Economy'


Alison Johnston

Labour unions, wage restraint and EMU: the rise of sectoral divergence

Sotiris Zartaloudis

Gender equality in Greek employment policy: a story of Europeanization?
Lior Herman Comment

Panel II: Financial Markets and Regulation Policy
Chair: Dr Mark Duckenfield
Room: V112

Natali Bulamacioglu The politics of trust in global financial markets
Young Cho The Strategic Implementation of Basell II in Emerging Countries
Linnea Jonsson
Curbing corruption in an African institutional setting




Coffee/Tea Break
Room: VAR ante


11.00 - 12.30

Panel III: Government Finance and Fiscal Policy
Chair: Dr Jeffrey Chwieroth
Room: VAR

Zsofi Barta

Belgian public finances caught up in a war of attrition



Altruists or Bankers? The impact of financial pressures on multilateral development banks in Latin America



Patterns of executive control over public spending

Alison Johnston Comment



Prologue by Prof. Mark Thatcher

Keynote Speech by Sir Howard Davies

Room: VAR


Lunch Buffet and Coffee/Tea
Room: A318

14.15 - 15:45

Panel IV: State-Society Relations
Chair: Prof. Mark Thatcher
Room: G1

Raul Gonzalez Pietrogiavanna

The benefits of privatization? The Mexican experience in the telecommunications sector


Sofia Vasilopoulou

Party-based Euroscepticism: methodological issues with measuring the dependent variable
Chris Humphrey Comment


Coffee/Tea Break
Room: G1 ante

16:00 - 17:30

Panel V: State-Firm Relations
Chair: Dr Waltraud Schelkle

Andreas Kornelakis

Dual Convergence or Hybridisation? Institutional Change in Italy and Greece in comparative perspective
Costanza Ro-driguez d'Acri Local hyenas, yet global leaders: the implications of Italy's industrial structure

Megha Mukim




Closing Remarks by Dr Waltraud Schelkle


If you would like to attend, or request further information, please contact: Andreas Kornelakis (a.kornelakis@lse.ac.uk).

London School of Economics is located in Houghton Street, Central London, near Holborn station.

VAR (Vera Anstey Room): between ground and first floor in the Old Building; G1: 20 Kingsway on the ground floor, entrance in Portugal Street; V112: first floor of Tower 2.

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