Virtual Biweekly EPG Seminars

March 2023

March 2

  • How do International NGOs facilitate environmental governance of China’s overseas development?
    • May Farid (Stanford University)
  • Women’s Human Rights and Climate Change Action: Context Bangladesh
    • M. Aynal Haque (University of Connecticut)

March 16

  • Green Government Procurements Through the Lens of Foreign Direct Investment and Environmental Performance
    • Melisa Perut (UC Irvine)
  • The electoral consequences of the coal phase-out in Germany
    • Sophia Stutzmann (University of Konstanz)

March 30

  • Partisanship and the Environmental Policy Decisions of State Public Utility Commissions
    • Jared Heern (Brown University)
  • Reclaiming Homes: Disaster policy implications on displacement in Puerto Rico
    • Wendy Prudencio (University of Maryland Baltimore County)
February 2023

February 2

  • Conserving What’s Left: The Political Economy of Protected Area Location
    • Austin Beacham (UC San Diego)
  • Aid withdrawal: theory and evidence from international climate politics
    • Cleo O’Brien-Udry (Yale University)

February 16

  • Asymmetric migration response: an application to welfare analysis in climate change
    • Pin Sun (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Do parties respond to natural disasters?
    • Tim Wappenhans (Humboldt University Berlin)
December 2022

December 1

  • Policy preferences in the presence of policy goals
    • Gracia Brückmann (University of Bern)
  • Economic Incentives for Coastal Homeowner Adaptations to Climate Change
    • Bill Kakenmaster (University of Notre Dame)
November 2022

November 3

  • Reversals of State Capacity: Norms and Political Disruption
    • Daniel Goldstein (European University Institute)
  • Non-material preferences towards FDI: do individuals reject investment from socially irresponsible firms?
    • Carolina Moehlecke (FGV School of International Relations)

November 17

  • Balancing Environment and Growth: Central Priority Shift, Incentive Calibration, and Pollution Control in China
    • Xiaoshu Gui (Duke University)
  • The Climate Crisis, Policy Distraction, and Support for Green Taxation
    • Julian Limberg (King’s College London)
October 2022

October 6

  • Perceived Relative Income and Voluntary Contributions to Public Goods: An Application to Air Pollution
    • Angelika Budjan (University of Stuttgart)
  • Decarbonizing the Dragon: Policy community and the power of network
    • Jiaqi Lu (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

October 20

  • Firms and Information Environment of Climate Regime
    • Dahyun Choi (Princeton University)
  • Domestic Drivers of Party Competition over Climate Policies
    • Maximilian Lüth (University of Lucerne)
March 2022

March 10

  • Temperature, Conflict and Social Capital in Africa
    • Garrett Albistegui (Stanford University)
  • Climate Related Hazards: Focusing Events for More Ambitious Paris Agreement Climate Pledges
    • Lauri Peterson (Uppsala University)

March 24

  • An Unexpected Climate Activist: Central Banks and the Politics of the Climate-Neutral Economy
    • Katrijn Siderius (Goethe University Frankfurt)
  • Turning Green: The behavioural consequences of environmental protests
    • António Valentim (Humboldt University Berlin)
February 2022

February 10

  • Globalization and Sustainable Development: A multidimensional approach
    • Tung K. Dao (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • “Leading with the International” and the Stringency Gap Between Nations’ Outward-Looking and Domestic Climate Policies
    • Todd Eisenstadt (American University) and Jennifer Lopez (American University)

February 24

  • Overcoming institutional barriers of energy transitions: policy legacies and greening policies in Argentina and Chile (2000-2020)
    • Santiago Cunial (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Globalization’s Effect on Environmental Activism
    • Dafni Kalatzi Pantera (University of Essex)
December 2021

December 2

  • Who’s afraid of more ambitious climate policy? Distributional consequences and inequality perceptions in ratcheting up for the Paris Agreement
    • Lena Maria Schaffer (University of Lucerne)
  • No Diffusion at All: Trade, Free Riding, and Government Underspending on Environmental Innovation
    • Muzhou Zhang (University of Essex)
November 2021

November 4

  • Political Cleavages and Changing Exposure to Global Warming
    • Alexander F. Gazmararian (Princeton University) and Helen V. Milner (Princeton University)
  • Coping Practices and the Spatial Dimension of Authority Design: The Case of Environmental Policy Enforcement
    • Constantin Kaplaner (LMU Munich) and Yves Steinebach (LMU Munich)

November 18

  • Private adaptation to climate risks: Evidence from the world’s largest mining companies
    • Maria-Therese Gustafsson (Stockholm University), Jorge Ernesto Rodriguez Morales (Stockholm University), and Lisa M. Dellmuth (Stockholm University)
  • Local weather extremes and political attitudes on climate policy – Evidence from Switzerland
    • Franziska Quoß (ETH Zürich) and Lukas Rudolph (LMU Munich)
October 2021

October 7

  • Domestic Autonomy and Environmental International Non-Governmental Organizations: A Cross-National Analysis of Forest Loss
    • Jamie M. Sommer (University of South Florida)
  • Identity and the Structure of Climate Risk Preferences
    • Noah Zucker (Columbia University)

October 21

  • Status Symbols in Social Space: Inflated Lives, Clean Tech Privilege, and Electric Cars in Washington State
    • Jean Léon Boucher (Dublin City University) and Walter Mérida (University of British Columbia)
  • Walking the Talk: Why Cities Adopt Ambitious Climate Action Plans
    • Sanya Bery (Wesleyan University) and Mary Alice Haddad (Wesleyan University)
March 2021

March 11

  • The Power of Leadership: Implementation Strategies and Low-Carbon Policy Experimentation in Chinese Cities
    • Weila Gong (TU Munich)
  • The role of international organizations in equitable planned relocation
    • Gabriela Nagle Alverio (Duke), Suki H. Hoagland (Stanford), Erin Coughlan de Perez (Red Cross Crescent Climate Centre), and Katharine J. Mach (Miami)

March 25

  • Palm oil and the politics of deforestation in Indonesia
    • Elías Cisneros (Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (Göttingen), and Nunung Nuryartono (Bogor)
  • Ecology of Ecological NGOs: Agenda Setting in the Global Governance of Wildlife
    • Takumi Shibaike (European University Institute)
February 2021

February 11

  • Environmental commitments in different types of democracies: The role of liberal, deliberative and social-liberal politics
    • Sverker Jagers (Gothenburg) and Marina Povitkina (Oslo)
  • How Much Do People Value Future Generations? Climate Change, Trust, and Public Support for Future-Oriented Policies
    • Malcolm Fairbrother (Umeå University), Gustaf Arrhenius (Stockholm), Krister Bykvist (Stockholm), and Tim Campbell (Institute for Future Studies)

February 25

  • The Institutional Sources of Economic Transformation: Energy Policy from the Oil Crises to Climate Change
    • Jared Finnegan (UC Berkeley), Phillip Lipscy (University of Toronto), Jonas Meckling (UC Berkeley), and Florence Metz (University of Twente)
  • Beyond Lights: The Changing Impact of Rural Electrification in Indian Agriculture
    • Sudatta Ray (Stanford)
January 2021

January 14

  • Trade Effects of Environmental Agreements: Uncovering De Facto Environmental Clubs
    • Clara Brandi (German Development Institute), Jean-Frédéric Morin (Laval University), Jakob Schwab (German Development Institute)
  • Institutional Roots of International Alliances: Party Groupings and Position Similarity at Global Climate Negotiations
    • Federica Genovese (Essex), Richard J. McAlexander (UPenn), Johannes Urpelainen (Johns Hopkins SAIS)

January 28

  • Who is delaying state climate action? Interest groups and coalitions in legislative struggles
    • Trevor Culhane, Galen Hall, and J. Timmons Roberts (Brown)
  • The Effectiveness of Network Administrative Organization in Governing Inter-jurisdictional Nature Resource
    • Yixin Liu (FSU) and Chao Tan (Guandong Research Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower)
December 2020

December 10

  • Reporting on Climate-Change Action: Paris Agreement, Fridays for Future and the Framing in Public News Worldwide
    • Lisa Lechner (University of Innsbruck)
  • Developing a continuous climate concern scale for use in experimental research
    • Parrish Bergquist (Georgetown University)
November 2020

November 12

  • Conservation and positive spillovers on corruption: Establishment of protected areas across Africa reduced local bribery
    • Aksel Sundström (University of Gothenburg)
  • Bureaucratic Capacity Building and Climate Cooperation
    • Yves Steinebach (LMU)

November 19

  • Growing Apart: China and India at the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol
    • Shiming Yang (University of Southern California)
  • Cheaters, market leaders, standard setters or rule-breakers? The who’s who of the global waste regime: Chinese and European perspectives on the Waste Ban
    • Anran Luo (University of Freiburg)
October 2020

October 1

  • “Leave It As It Is:” Network Effects on Protected Lands
    • Darren Hawkins (Brigham Young University)
  • Acres for the Affluent: How Governments and Nonprofits Conserve Land
    • Samantha Zuhlke (Texas A&M)

October 15

  • The Paradox of Climate Concern: Declining Mitigation Support after Natural Disasters
    • Talbot Andrews (Princeton University)
  • Temperature shocks and climate policy
    • Sam Rowan (Concordia University)

October 29

  • Diffusing Climate Frames in International Organizations
    • Karina Shyrokykh (Stockholm University)
  • Understanding Network Building Strategy in Environmental Governance
    • Kristin Olofsson (Oklahoma State University)

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