Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Patrick Egan

Assistant Professor - Political Science

Contact Info

Department Affiliation
Political Science

  • B.S., Georgetown University, Foreign Service, 1999
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Political Science, 2011
Academic Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2011-
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2010-2011
  • Instructor, University of North Carolina, 2006-2009

Research & Teaching Specializations: International Political Economy, Latin American and European Politics, International Relations

Related Experience
  • Experience Member, Graduate Studies Committee, Department of Political Science, 2015-2017
  • Corsaniti Search Committee, Department of Political Science, 2015-2016
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee, Department of Political Science, 2011-2012
  • Member, American Political Science Association
  • Member, International Studies Association
  • Stone Center Faculty Summer Research Grant, Summer 2015
  • Certificate of Appointment as Officer of Statistics, Central Statistics Office in Cork, Ireland
  • Policies, Institutions, and Innovation-Intensive Foreign Direct Investment in Ireland Research Seed Grant, 2012
  • Mellow Dissertation Fellowship for Latin American/Caribbean Research, 2009
  • US Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS), 2005
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • French
Selected Publications
  • 2019. Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies, MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262037351, March.
  • 2019. “Deep Determinants of Corruption? A Subnational Analysis of Resource Curse Dynamics in American States,” with Tyburski, M., and Schneider, A. Political Research Quarterly.
  • 2019. “The Catalytic Effect of IMF Lending: Evidence from Sectoral FDI Data,“with Michael Breen. International Interactions 45: 3, pp.447-473
  • 2017. “Foreign Direct Investment and Inequality in Developing Countries: Does Sector Matter?” with Juan Bogliaccini. Economics & Politics 29: 3, pp.208-236.
  • 2017. “The Political Economy of Exchange Rates in an Era of Global Production Chains.” International Interactions 43(3): 507-536.
  • 2015. “Crawling up the Value Chain: Domestic Institutions and Non-Traditional Foreign Direct Investment in Brazil, 1990-2010.” Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 35(1): 156-174.
  • 2013. “R&D in the Periphery? Foreign Direct Investment, Innovation, and Institutional Quality in Developing Countries.” Business and Politics 15:1, pp. 1-32.
  • 2012. “Is the Post-Real Consensus Sustainable? The Politics of Macroeconomic Strategy, Industrial Policy, and International Insertion in Brazil.” With Aaron Schneider. In America Latina no Labirinto Global. Eds. Renata de Melo Rosa and Carlos Federico Dominguez Avila. Brasilia, Brazil: Editora CRV, pp.75-98.
  • 2012. “Is Worker Repression Risky? Foreign Direct Investment, Labor Rights, and Assessments of Risk in Developing Countries.” Review of International Political Economy. 19: 3, pp. 415-447
  • 2010. “Hard Bargains: The Impact of Multinational Corporations on Economic Reform in Latin America.” Latin American Politics and Society 52: 1 (Spring 2010), pp.1-32

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: POLS 7112: Research Methods I, POLS 7311: Advanced Issues in the Political Economy of Development, POLI2500: International Relations, POLI 3520: International Organization, POLS 2010: Scope and Methods of Political Science, POLI 3540: International Political Economy

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