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McDowell piece on dollar's central role in global payments published

Carla Norrlof, Paul Poast, Benjamin J. Cohen, Sabreena Croteau, Aashna Khanna, Daniel McDowell, Hongying Wang & W. Kindred Winecoff
March 3, 2020

McDowell examines affect of financial sanctions on US dollar in World Politics Review

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, says it will be difficult for countries that are looking for ways to "de-dollarize."

December 18, 2019

McDowell discusses history of the Washington Consensus on World Politics Review podcast

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, was a guest on World Politics Review's latest Trend Lines podcast where he discussed the history of the Washington Consensus and why it continues to spark controversy around the world 30 years after the term was coined.
December 5, 2019

McDowell op-ed on Lagarde's tenure as IMF director published in World Politics Review

"Thanks to Christine Lagarde’s leadership, her successor will inherit a stronger institution and far less tumultuous conditions. Yet her tenure in Washington was not without controversy. She also leaves her replacement with some major challenges, including preparing for the next financial crisis and keeping the peace between the IMF’s two most important member states," writes Associate Professor of Political Science Daniel McDowell.

August 20, 2019

Elise Roberts awarded grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation

Roberts is a Ph.D. candidate in political science who focuses on comparative politics and international relations. The Foundation is supporting her dissertation research, which examines the effect of foreign aid in post-conflict states and the processes of conflict relapse, as part of their mission to support scholars and organizations that promote international security and domestic public policy. 

April 23, 2019

McDowell discusses potential US-China conflict within the IMF in World Politics Review

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, examines how a potential IMF loan request from Pakistan could set up a fight between the U.S. and China within the institution. The U.S is in a position to oppose any IMF deals that provide funds to China's belt and road initiative 

August 15, 2018

Maxwell announces promotions, tenure for eight faculty

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University is pleased to announce the promotion of the following distinguished individuals to professor in their field. 
June 18, 2018

McDowell discusses China's growing financial power in Washington Post

"Beijing is taking on a broader financial role. Here’s why that matters," writes Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, in a column for the Washington Post.

June 14, 2018

Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?

Daniel McDowell
December 31, 2017

McDowell article on future of China's currency published in Journal of Contemporary China

Daniel McDowell & David A. Steinberg
November 21, 2017

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McDowell's research cited in Financial Times article on global finance

Daniel McDowell's research on China's bilateral currency swaps with foreign central banks was referenced in the Financial Times article, "China’s influence on global finance grows as US scales back input." 

March 27, 2017

McDowell discusses problems facing globalism in World Politics Review

"The headline events of 2016—Brexit, the election of Donald Trump in the United States, a struggling Chinese economy—do not represent the start of a process of 'deglobalization.' Rather, they themselves are a product of a slow unraveling of global economic interconnectedness that has been unfolding for nearly a decade now," writes Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science.

January 31, 2017

McDowell book examines global lending and bailout history

Daniel McDowell, assistant professor of political science, identifies major changes to the global financial landscape from the 1960s through the 2008 global financial crisis that repeatedly undermined the IMF’s ability to act as an effective manager of international financial crises, in his new book "Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?"

January 23, 2017

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