Mark Copelovitch


Mark Copelovitch is Associate Professor and Trice Faculty Scholar in the Department of Political Science and Associate Professor and the Rustvold Goldy Faculty Fellow in the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Professor Copelovitch studies international political economy and international organizations, with a focus on the politics of financial crises, global financial governance, and the political economy of trade and exchange rates.  He is the author of The International Monetary Fund in the Global Economy: Banks, Bonds, and Bailouts (Cambridge University Press, 2010), as well as articles in the Journal of Politics, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, and the Review of International Organizations.

Professor Copelovitch is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D. in 2005. Before joining the Wisconsin faculty, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University.  In 2013-14, Copelovitch was a visiting scholar at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany.

Associate Professor of Political Science & Public Affairs

Recent publications

Financial Regulatory Transparency: New Data and Implications for EU Policy. Bruegel Policy Contribution 2015/20 (with Christopher Gandrud and Mark Hallerberg)

Bridging the Silos: Trade and Exchange Rates in International Political Economy (with Jon C.W. Pevehouse), 2015. In The Politics of International Trade, Oxford Handbook Series, Lisa L. Martin (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Blog: Greece Votes No. Is This the End of the Eurozone? The Monkey Cage/Washington Post, July 7, 2015.

Design in Context: Existing International Agreements and New Cooperation (with Tonya L. Putnam). 2014. International Organization 68(2): 1-23.

Ties That Bind?  Preferential Trade Agreements and Exchange Rate Policy Choice (with Jon C.W. Pevehouse). 2013. International Studies Quarterly 57(2): 385-99.


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