Mark  S. Manger

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  • Methods
  • Comparative Politics
  • Development Studies


  • M.Sc., University of Hamburg
  • Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Mark S. Manger

Associate Professor


Research interests lie in comparative and international political economy, with a focus on Japan and the East Asian region. He is currently working on a major SSHRC-funded project on the political economy of global financial imbalances. Recent publications include “Vertical Trade Specialization and the Formation of North-South PTAs,” World Politics 64(4) 2012, “Political Trade Dependence and North-South Trade Agreements,” International Studies Quarterly 58(1) 2014 (with K. Shadlen) and “The Coevolution of Trade Agreement Networks and Democracy.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 60(1) 2016 (with M. Pickup). He was promoted to Associate Professor in July of 2014. In 2015-16, he was a visiting fellow in the DG Economics and Statistics at the Bank of Spain.