LAW AND THE GLOBALIZATION OF AUSTERITY

September 11 – 12, 2014
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Wednesday, September 11
9.00-9.15

Opening Remarks

  • Dean Austen Parrish
    Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Alfred C. Aman
    Indiana University Maurer School of Law
9.15-10.45

Legal Architectures and Austerity

  • Chair: Hannah Buxbaum
    • Paul Craig

      The Euro Crisis: Constitutional Architecture

    • Federico Fabbrini

      Changing Policy by Changing Institutions? Austerity, Horizontal Federalism and the Stregthening of the Presidency of the European Council

11.15-12.30

Economics and the Politics of the Fiscal Crisis

  • Chair: Ajay Mehrotra
    • Catherine Bonser-Neal

      Austerity Impacts and Soverign Debt: Empirical Economic Studies

    • Alasdair Roberts

      No Simple Fix: Austerity and the Politics of Fiscal Rules

2.00-3.30

Austerity and International Organizations

  • Chair: William E. Scheuerman
    • Cornel Ban

      Recalibrating Orthodoxy: The IMF’s Fiscal Policy Doctrine in the Great Recession

    • Susan Block-Lieb

      Austerity, Debt Overhang and the Design of Intergovernmental Standards on Sovereign, Corporate and Consumer Debt Restructuring

4.00-5.30

Social Impacts and the Politics of Change

  • Chair: Feisal Istrabadi
    • Catirina Frade

      Money (Still) Matters: A Contribution for the Analysis of Couples’ Financial Arrangements

    • Paul Posner

      The Politics of Fiscal Austerity: Prospects for Democratic Collective Action

Friday, September 12
9.00-10.30

Austerity and Democracy

  • Chair: Hilary Kahn
    • Antonio Estella

      Determinants of Spain’s Decision to Leave the European Monetary Union

    • Timothy Canova

      The Role of Central Banks in Global Austerity

11.00-12.30

Austerity: Law And Society

  • Chair: Alfred Aman
    • Surabhi Chopra

      Asian Safety Nets

    • Dan Kelemen

      American Exceptionalism