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The IPE Cluster represents a wide range of expertise in PAIS that supports its longstanding and global reputation in IPE. It brings together scholars undertaking cutting-edge research in a variety of conceptual and thematic areas within IPE - see 'Research Themes & Publications' for more information.

The Cluster also contains regional and country-specific expertise, including scholars working on Europe; East, Southeast and South Asia; and on the United Kingdom; South Africa; India; Turkey and Mexico.

There are twenty members of staff and more than thirty doctoral students undertaking research within the field of IPE at PAIS. Find out more about people in PaIS here.

Research Themes & Publications

Themes:

  • History of Economic Thought
  • Global Governance
  • Feminist Political Economy
  • Gender Studies
  • Everyday IPE
  • Financial Markets
  • International Development
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • Capitalism and the Nation-State
  • IPE of Energy

You can find out more about our research and publications by clicking on the links.

The Cluster also works in collaboration with the: Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR).

Annual Debate and Lecture

IPE Annual Lecture:

The IPE Annual Lecture will be held on 25th January at 15:00 in S0.21. The speaker will be Diane Elson, Emeritus Professor at the University of Essex, who will present on 'Gender Inequality and Economic Inequality'. This year's IPE Annual Lecture is organised with the Warwick Global Research Priority Group on International Development.

Annual Debate on the Future of IPE:

The next IPE Annual Debate will be held on the 9th March 2017, from 16:30-18:00, in MS.05 (Zeeman Building). The theme of the debate is: 'What Counts: the Politics of Economic Accounting'. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers: Professor Daniel Mügge, Professor Peter Newell and Professor Shirin Rai. Find out more about previous Warwick IPE Debates here.

Undergraduate IPE

MA Study in IPE

PhD Supervision in IPE

If you have any questions or would like to post to this site please contact the cluster convenor:

Dr Caroline Kuzemko at: C.Kuzemko.1@warwick.ac.uk

News

IPE Annual Lecture: Professor Diane Elson: 25th January, 15:00-16:30, Room SO.21

Diane Elson, Emeritus Professor at the University of Essex, will present on 'Gender Inequality and Economic Inequality'. The IPE Annual Lecture is organised in conjunction with the Warwick Global Research Priority Group on International Development.

IPE Cluster hosts Nicholas Shaxson: 'From "Resource Curse" to "Finance Curse"'

The IPE Cluster hosted the award-winning author and journalist, Nicholas Shaxson (also of the Tax Justice Network), on Friday, 21st October, 2016. His presentation carefully interwove concepts of the 'resource curse' and 'competitiveness' to explain Britain's current "Finance Curse" and its potential consequences. For those who were unable to make the presentation Nicolas's slides, 'From "Resource Curse" to "Finance Curse"', are available here.

Events

(For details please see: Calendar)

17th January 2017, David Adler on 'The Political Economy of Exclusion: Wealth Inequality, Welfare Policy, and the Great British Housing Crisis'.

25th January 2017, ANNUAL IPE LECTURE: Diane Elson, Emeritus Professor, University of Essex: 'Gender Inequality and Economic Inequality'.

9th March 2017, ANNUAL DEBATE ON THE FUTURE OF IPE on 'What Counts: the Politics of Economic Accounting': Professor Daniel Mügge, Professor Peter Newell, Professor Shirin Rai.

10th May 2017, Professor JP Singh: 'Sweet Talk: Paternalism and Collective Action in North-South Trade Relations'.

24th May 2017: Dr Emma Dowling: 'In the wake of austerity: social impact bonds and the financialisation of the welfare state in Britain'.