Spring 2008 Institutions News Archive

The Political and Economic Change Program (PEC) has recently added to its strength in its long-term commitment to collaborative research in political economy—the study of the interaction of economic and political processes and institutions. A group of faculty members from political science, economics, and women’s studies met regularly through the spring and summer to learn about one another’s research in political economy, to see if there were opportunities for collaborative initiatives, and to assess the possibilities for extramural funding of individual and joint projects, with an eye toward launching a political economy initiative in PEC.

Read more about this successful collaboration project and its team members here.


Keith Maskus gave a talk at the World Trade Institute, Conference on "Fragmentation and Coherence in International Trade Regulation," in Bern Switzerland, July 2008.