Carlos Felipe Balcázar, Ph.D., New York University, is a postdoctoral associate at the Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy at Yale University. His research studies i) The impact of globalization on domestic political conflict, and how this shapes in turn domestic political support for international integration, ii) The effect of international trade on conflict and secession, iii) Climate change as a global source of political mobilization and political instability. His work has been published at Journal of Development Economics. His pre-PhD work has been published at Economics Letters, Review of Income and Wealth, Journal of Economic Inequality and Higher Education. He has also published book chapters in edited volumes.