The aim of IPE is to encourage research and promote the exchange of ideas in the field of international political economy. The Section seeks to assist its members in keeping abreast of developments in the analysis of the international political economy.
The Section encourages theoretical, conceptual, and methodological diversity. IPE encourages scholarly interchange across numerous disciplines, including political science, economics, international relations, sociology, business, anthropology, history, and the social sciences broadly defined.
The Section encourages research collaboration and communication with scholars throughout the world. The Section also encourages efforts to communicate with policy-making communities and other interested groups outside the scholarly community.
IPE emphasizes rigorous diverse research on international political economy. The Section sponsors panels and round tables, reporting on current research in this field at each national ISA convention and at other scholarly meetings.